Suggest a project to BNZ ‘Closed for Good’ Programme

Submissions open today Auckland, June 13, 2017 BNZ has announced that submissions for ‘BNZ Closed for Good’ project in Southland is open from today. A press note said that community groups are invited to register their projects. “32 BNZ staff worked on nine community projects in Southland in 2016, making it the single largest day of corporate volunteering,” it said.…

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Auckland Conference to discuss ethnic businesses

Supplied Content Wellington, June 12, 2017 The Office of Ethnic Communities has announced the programme for this years’ Ethnic People in Commerce (EPIC) NZ conference, including the keynote speaker from the Alibaba Group. Pier Smulders, Business Development Director – New Zealand for Alibaba Group, will present the EPIC NZ keynote speech about the opportunities for New Zealand businesses with the…

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Call for entries to Architectural Writing Contest

Supplied Content Auckland, June 12, 2017 Entries are invited into this year’s Warren Trust Awards for Architectural Writing, a competition open to all writers – young or old, novice or experienced – who would like to address an architectural topic. The annual writing competition, organised by the New Zealand Institute of Architects with the support of the Warren Trust, has…

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Strategy for international students’ wellbeing launched

Supplied Content Wellington, June 13, 2017 Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith launched today the new International Student Wellbeing Strategy. It is available on the Ministry of Education website at www.education.govt.nz/wellbeing-strategy. The Human Rights Commission has been working on this Strategy through its Communities and Student Advocacy for the past one year. The development of the Wellbeing Strategy…

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International students come here to stay

Iain Lees-Galloway Wellington, June 13, 2017 Most international students in New Zealand at PTEs (private training establishments) who have a plan for themselves after study intend to stay in New Zealand to work. This shows how low-level education has become a backdoor immigration route under National. Majority plan residence According to the 2016 ‘International Student Barometer,’ of the 72% of…

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