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Posts Tagged ‘ English ’

Paraparaumu teaching legend reflects on 40 years with teenagers

Feb 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News

Chrissie Jorgenson says kids have not changed, despite all of the technology. VIRGINIA FALLON reports.



School, MClass help parents learn English to join community

Apr 14th, 2014 | By | Category: Diversity, Latest News, News

Parents drop their their kids at Miramar’s Holy Cross school and then stay to learn English.



Young Warkina finding his roots and making a difference in Africa

Feb 11th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Warkina Tujuba is heading to Africa on voluntary work thanks to a big fundraising effort. KHALID AHMED met the 17 year-old who talks about why he is making the journey back to where he was born, and where he will walk in his late father’s footsteps.



Samoan women sewing their way to language confidence

Dec 18th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, Uncategorized

Wairarapa REAP has helped a group of women with their sewing skills and also their English.



Olympics the dream for refereeing couple wedded to basketball

Dec 7th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, News

Iranian basketball referees Fatemeh Fazel and Rouhi Maher enjoy officiating together as a married couple.



Tokelau speakers need to share

Oct 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

THERE ARE around 7000 Tokelaueans in New Zealand, but less than half can actually speak the language fluently.



Prestigious law school place paid for with cakes and preserves

Aug 27th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, News

Baking for Parliament all part of Katie Morgan’s busy fundraising for Durham University. MEGAN SMYTH reports.



English speakers still source of most migrants

Jun 5th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Diverse Asian countries provide increasing number of new kiwis.



Majority of people think no risk of haka being over-used

Sep 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News, Sport

Wellingtonians say it is an important part of New Zealand and Maori culture and something to be celebrated.

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Fears held for refugees falling into poverty, debt

Feb 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Government warned ESOL funding cuts will hit productivity.



New funding rules hit English language schools

Nov 10th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Government funders have told schools migrants must learn faster, reports GREG FORD.



Less advertising, more talking wins council seat

Oct 14th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Porirua’s Pacific networks spread messages for Fa’afoi Seiuli



Migrants may be missing quake advice

Sep 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Non-English speakers may not know the role of Civil Defence.



National standards may hit ESOL students

Dec 17th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, IN DEPTH, Latest News, News

Disadvantages predicted for English language learners.



A session at the magnificent Basin Reserve

Nov 24th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Fans get another great day at Wellington’s home of cricket.



It’s about safety for an English rose

Apr 10th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Student Features

Being English and settling in New Zealand should be a breeze – shouldn’t it? Not necessarily, as one Wellington woman tells MELISSA KINEALY.



Cyber volunteer in danger zone

Nov 20th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Armchair volunteers don’t have to leave home to help.