Kaikoura rail line decimated

Kaikoura rail line decimated

Posted By: Shopprice New Zealand Very great slips have decimated parts of the South Island main box for journey Rail Line along the Kaikoura go down slope, supporters the size 7.5 earth More »

New Zealand earthquake: Two dead following powerful tremor

New Zealand earthquake: Two dead following powerful tremor

Posted By: Shopprice New Zealand A powerful magnitude-7.8 earth shock has struck New Zealand’s South Island, making great profit at least 2 persons in general. The shake with fear or cold is More »

Visitors to Central Lakes region urged to take care with valuables in vehicles

Visitors to Central Lakes region urged to take care with valuables in vehicles

Posted By: Shopprice New Zealand Central inland waters Police are giving memory help both visitors and persons of the town to not let go of goods of great value in their vehicles, More »

Treatment of terminally ill prisoner racist – Māori Party

Treatment of terminally ill prisoner racist – Māori Party

Posted By: Shopprice New Zealand The process of a terminally ill prisoner by the parole Board was an example of organization racism, the Maori Party says. The parole Board declined Vicki Letele’s More »

Heavy rain in central areas, thunderstorms in the Far North

Heavy rain in central areas, thunderstorms in the Far North

Posted By: Shopprice New Zealand Weighty rain has been falling across in the middle of New Zealand, with downpours coming in great numbers homes in Wellington and one moved away by a More »

Aucklanders unhappy about half-million dollar slogan

Aucklanders unhappy about half-million dollar slogan

Posted By: Shopprice New Zealand It price half a million dollars, but Aucklanders say the newly announced slogan for its great town is a waste of money, line of work it “poor, More »

Wreaths laid to commemorate 98 years since WW1

Wreaths laid to commemorate 98 years since WW1

Posted By: Shopprice New Zealand Special public event have been kept around the country to mark the 98th Anniversary 1 of the end of the first World War.Armistice 2 Day services began More »

Waikato Police looking for Conwaye Brown

Waikato Police looking for Conwaye Brown

Posted By: Shopprice New Zealand Waikato Police is still looking to give the position of 31-year-old Conwaye Brown (pictured) in relation to a made-worse property-taking and attack on police in Morrinsville last More »

Woman critically injured in paddock after car found run off road

Woman critically injured in paddock after car found run off road

Posted By: Shopprice New Zealand Police investigating how a woman was critically hurt say she had injuries that weren’t consistent with a car accident.A police spokesman said investigations would continue into the More »

Assault charge after Auckland V8s video

Assault charge after Auckland V8s video

Posted By: Shopprice New Zealand Police have requested a 61-year-old man with attack after one making use of the camera was doubted pushed at the Pukekohe V8s over the weekend. The man More »

 

Category Archives: Education

University in 2016?

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Shopprice New Zealand It’s an exciting time for school leavers as they start making decisions about their future – whether to get a job, go into a trade or do further study – and if so what and where. They’re all good options. But if you have a passion, are simply curious, or academically able,

Text speak no threat to spelling, may help: academic

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Shopprice New zealand Texting l8r, gr8 and u2 doesn’t mean kids won’t be able to spell any more, according to a UK study. Don’t ban text speak and send the kids to learn the dictionary – academics say the word play may actually help with spelling. Much as the older generations may flinch at the

Communities of schools are coming to the Waikato

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Shopprice New Zealand Each community of schools will be unique, with goals to suit its students, says Hillcrest High principal Kelvin Whiting.  More Waikato schools have opted to work together in a move that will eventually see some teachers working across their group. Three communities of schools – Hauraki, Cambridge and northwest Hamilton – now

CPIT and Aoraki Polytech merger proposal goes to government for approval

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Shopprice New Zealand Aoraki Polytechnic, pictured, and CPIT have put a merger proposal to Tertiary Education Minister Steven Joyce.  The Government will decide whether a proposal to merge two Canterbury polytechnics will go ahead. The councils of Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology (CPIT) and Aoraki Polytechnic havesubmitted a joint business case to Tertiary Education, Skills and

Christchurch Maori health academic wins supreme teaching award

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Shopprice New Zealand Associate Professor Suzanne Pitama, Director of the Maori/Indigenous Health Institute (MIHI) at the University of Otago, Christchurch, has won the Prime Minister’s Supreme Award for teaching excellence.  A Christchurch academic has won the Prime Minister’s Supreme Award for teaching excellence for her work teaching cultural competency to medical students. The award, which

Bridging innovation in building contest video

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Shopprice New Zealand The Aurecon bridge building challenge gave Auckland schools the chance to compete to see who could make the sturdiest structure.  Held together by string and glue, the bridges were never designed to last. Model bridges made by students were put to the test in Auckland on Friday to see which could bear

Primary children play while teachers argue over affair

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Shopprice New Zealand As children played nearby, a primary school teacher confronted a colleague who she believed was having an affair with her husband. The teacher had recently been told she may die from a medical condition and was taking steroids with side-effects including psychosis when she was told about “intimate text messages” on her

School closer to return to Christchurch CBD

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Shopprice New Zealand A Christchurch school with an ethos built around urban learning has narrowed its hunt for a new central city location. Ao Tawhiti Unlimited Discovery school, which was formed by the merger of primary school Discovery One and secondary school Unlimited Paenga Tawhiti, is operating from two sites. One operates from Halswell and the other

Auckland’s inner city schools swamped by roll growth

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Shopprice New Zealand Bulging rolls have schools almost bursting at the seams. Auckland’s school age population is increasing at a dramatic pace and facilities are running out of space. In August 2014 the Government announced it would invest $350 million over four years to get ahead of demand for education. Potential development is in the

Auckland schools struggle with roll growth

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Shopprice New Zealand St Thomas’ School principal Michael Maher wants to see more development in Auckland schools.  Growing rolls have schools almost bursting at the seams. Auckland’s school age population is increasing at a dramatic pace and facilities are struggling to find enough space to keep up. In August 2014 the Government announced it would