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Posts Tagged ‘ students ’

Students win battle over bus fares

Nov 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

  Students are celebrating the success of their lobbying efforts, following a massive drop in public transport fares yesterday. The Greater Wellington Regional Council voted 12 to one to drop fares for students and disabled people. The move comes after the Victoria University Students Association gathered nearly 2000 submissions to take to the council on […]



Achievement rates on the rise at Windley School

Apr 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Teacher Alex Hamilton with Ocearny Kaiwhata at Windley School where new teaching practices are making a difference. KATENI SAU reports.



Political pledges to support a review of student benefits

Aug 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Six of eight political parties have agreed to review system as student body pushes election issue.



National standards don’t reflect student improvement

Aug 8th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News

The merit of national standards is still the subject of debate among educators.



Online bullying making its presence felt in Hutt Valley school ground

Mar 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Uncategorized

School yard bullying is no longer the biggest problem schools face. Social media abuse has arrived.



Beyond the hijab: Living as a Muslim female in Wellington

Feb 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular

Living in Wellington is a daily celebration of culture for three Muslim university students. BETHANY PEARSON reports.



Stories shared at Museum of City and Sea popular part of exhibition

Jan 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Locals and visitors have written their personal stories for Te Upoko o te Ika a Maui exhibition.



Top Wellington musicians join 40 students on stage for Blues Express

Sep 15th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

Thomas Oliver, Lisa Tomlins and John O’Connor contribute to stars of future.



Concerns over the fate of a Wellington landmark

Jul 26th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Among heritage buildings that took a hit in the recent quake, the Old Government Buildings are still shut.



Awards dinner another success for international student programme

Jul 16th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Wellington High School says goodbye to its latest round of international students.



Student allowance is not enough to live on in Wellington

May 27th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Students are needing to find jobs to survive the cost of living in Wellington.



Stage Challenge becomes student challenge for Kuranui

May 24th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Kuranui College students doing all the jobs and performance for annual event.



Wainuiomata school hall to get a 21st century makeover

May 2nd, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wainuiomata Primary School children can look forward to softer seating during assemblies.



In Greytown Primary School and Indonesia, students at home online

Apr 30th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Skype date with Indonesian classroom one of their many digital experiences.



New principal the impetus behind change at Tawhai School

Mar 27th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Stokes Valley School trying initiatives such as whanau groups to help Maori achievement.



Christchurch population loss is down as fewer leave shaky city

Nov 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, News

The number of young people departing the city only
shows small drop in years since the earthquakes.



Masterton school connects with Pacific families

Nov 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

LAKEVIEW SCHOOL in Masterton is planning to reconnect with the local pacific community by holding a Pasifika festival. Principal Ed Hodgkinson says the local residents lost their connection with the school when it merged nine years ago and it has taken a lot of effort to bridge the school back into the community.



Hollywood no substitute for love

Nov 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

KIWI ACTOR and international film star Cliff Curtis says the lure of Hollywood still can’t compete with the love he has for his family. In Wellington recently to inspire local performing arts and acting students, Curtis says it’s important to have a vision and the integrity to make that vision come true.



Cliff Curtis says be ready for opportunity

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

NEW ZEALAND actor and international star Cliff Curtis says it’s important to maintain your integrity and be ready for your opportunity. Cliff Curtis has worked with Hollywood bigwigs like Martin Scorsese, Bruce Willis and Arnold Schwarzenegger and he was in Wellington this week to inspire local film and performing arts students.



Wellington Rape Crisis deplores sick Vic rape ‘jokes’

Oct 19th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular

Victoria Uni student ‘rape humour’ on Facebook and campus graffiti.



Principal Pat’s retirement means many a good sleep in

Sep 10th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

The St Patrick’s School principal for the past 11 years will retire in December. She talks to TAREN STEVENS.



Day of fun and games for Maori language week

Jul 27th, 2012 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

South Wellington Intermediate puts learning te reo into context.



Grandparents go back to school in Seatoun

Jul 25th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Children show off their talent and hard work in class.



Aotea College bus crash being investigated

Jul 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

College Principal commends composure of all involved.



Students perform in the hope of a revolution

May 23rd, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The Revolution Tour Bible team reach out to young people.



Wellington students down coffee for a cause

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

Fair Trade Fortnight attracts 2100 nationwide coffee breaks.



Student activists increase anti-government action

May 11th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

LOOMING budget cuts have student activists preparing to campaign against government reforms they say will make education less accessible.

However differences have emerged between the established student bodies and new, more militant forces. ALASTAIR REITH reports



Most students still in debt five years after qualifying

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

New statistics show majority of students not paying in a hurry



Wellington student rows her way to America

Sep 30th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

Four universities chased Tayler with scholarship offers.



Leaky school repairs costing Govt millions

Sep 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Seatoun School facing a $4.5 million repair bill.



Sanitary product subsidy urged for young women

Aug 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Students and low-waged struggle to afford tampons, pads.



Newtown mentors get adults into kids’ lives

Aug 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Parents all for Newtown youth mentoring programme.



WOW puts wow into Whitireia fashion show

Jul 15th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Polytech and schools combine design and catwalk talents.



‘Gone, no address’ – Capital voters are worst at re-enrolling

Jul 5th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout

Wellington is the political capital of NZ – but when it comes to enrolling to vote, we suck, reports ANGIE MILLS.



Maori students engaged in authentic learning

May 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Correspondence School finds what they are good at



Christchurch university students may relocate

Feb 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Varsities band together to help peers in Christchurch



Mufti for Chch money

Feb 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

New Plymouth’s Highlands School raises $1146.



Students wait for GST increase to loans

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

For now, allowances, but not loans, are being adjusted.



Students use extra time to help clean up after quake

Sep 6th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

600 tempted to party but 1200 opt to do right thing by Christchurch



Student body will rejoin national association

Aug 24th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Students suggest new measures for their association.



Student exec member felt ‘out of the loop’

Aug 16th, 2010 | By | Category: News

Whitireia student body lacked process, says newcomer.



Students dancing across road with Whitireia

Jun 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Expanding performing arts school needs more room



Shoppers flock to artist’s giveaway idea

Jun 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Free Shop a work of art in recycling and redistribution.



Demand for influenza jabs driven by H1N1

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

2009 swine flu outbreak behind more autumn immunisations



Pupils get hands-on with new homework idea

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

St Peter and Paul kids to tackle special character projects



‘Amazing’ scholarship results for local students

Apr 3rd, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington College celebrates its status as No 2 in country



Whitireia bling goes under the hammer

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

Kim Hill calls for highest bidders on student jewellery.



Maria Collier and her kete of knowledge

Mar 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Features, Latest News

How learning happens at Te-Wananga-o-Raukawa.



Different ways to have night out

Mar 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Is alcohol essential for a good night out in the city?



Fewer students, but loan debt gets bigger

Dec 19th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Students with loans up 4% in 2007, despite slight drop in enrolments.



Greek youth fight for a better future

Dec 19th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

‘My generation is without a future,’ Greek student tells NewsWire.



Fresh face for Kelburn Normal School

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

Search over for new principal, who starts in January.



Banks offering easy credit to jobless students

Sep 2nd, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Banks don’t seem to care whether they are earning or not.