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Posts Tagged ‘ numeracy ’

Mobile internet on rise, but not ruling web yet

Jun 7th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

KIWIS are getting more mobile via broadband, but maybe not as fast as we may think, or as fast mobile marketers of broadband services would like.

A third of all households used a mobile phone to access the internet last year, according to a Statistics New Zealand report. YONG CHOO LEE reports.



Cool-down in Australia timely, says recruiter

Jun 3rd, 2013 | By | Category: Lead Story, News

A cooling off in Australia’s mining has helped recruiters for Christchurch’s rebuild, says a recruiter placing workers in the city.

Recruiters such as Coverstaff have noticed the change, says its sales and marketing director Clive Murden. SHARN CROSSLING reports.



New ACC guidelines set to decrease severe rest-home injuries

Mar 11th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular

ACC aims to lower injury rates with latest patient handling guidelines



Building sector growth highest in decade and Auckland is key

Nov 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Figures include construction of new private homes to the development of existing homes.



Flight of the consumers keeps lid on CPI figures

May 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kiwi international travellers reap the benefits of a strong dollar.



Selwyn catering for influx from Christchurch

Nov 9th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Quake damaged city’s neighbour adding infrastructure



‘Caught-being-good’ card reward for obeying rules

Aug 18th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Trial scheme rids school of disruptive behaviour.



NZ job market drawback for new migrants

Oct 2nd, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

But majority are happy with their decision to come here.



Power of a four-letter word helps adult literacy

Sep 8th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Literacy Day celebrated with a big game of scrabble.



Fear and loathing over what’s up in New Zealand’s primary schools

Dec 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout

The controversial national standards for primary schools will be introduced on the first day of school next year. Our IN DEPTH team looks at why teachers and education academics are resisting.



Team effort behind school’s ERO success

Sep 4th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Literacy and numeracy shine for Hutt Valley’s Tawhai School.



NewsWire reporter takes top student award

Dec 4th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Jenny Meyer wins Statistics NZ best journalism student award.