Education System failing Maori says academic

RNZ, Hamilton –  New Zealand’s education system is failing Māori students by continuing to marginalise their culture, Waikato University Professor Mere Berryman, a 2017 New Zealander of the Year finalist, has said. “The Treaty of Waitangi promised both Māori and non-Māori equal shares of all the benefits that the colonial government was going to provide, yet what we’ve found that education…

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Police job tops Careers List in 2018

Police job tops Careers List in 2018

Sourced Content The most popular career last year was Police Officer, according to the most searched for jobs on careers.govt.nz in 2018. Tertiary Education Commission Chief Executive Tim Fowler said that searches for information on jobs such as Police Officers, Teachers, Nurses and GPs show that people aspire to careers where they can make a difference. Buoyant Market “Job trends from 2018 also…

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Ikea NZ launch details: there will be meatballs

Nikki Mandow (Newsroom) After an inordinate amount of hype and years of heart-stopping “Is it coming? Is it not?,” the world’s largest furniture and home furnishings retailer, Ikea, has held a press conference, ostensibly to announce details about the company’s arrival in New Zealand. Around 100 breathless journalists, Ikea supporters and Scandinavian dignitaries arrived at the Cloud in Auckland to…

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New technology boost biosecurity at Auckland Airport

Supplied Content The most sophisticated X-ray technology available to scrutinise the bags of international travellers for any unwanted pests was unveiled on December 18, 2018 at Auckland Airport by Biosecurity Minister Damien O’Connor. He issued the following Statement: Our dynamic biosecurity environment means we must constantly adjust our scrutiny and strengthen our border security as threats emerge. Three-dimension images The…

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Sudima performs a hat-trick in environmental excellence

Sudima performs a hat-trick in environmental excellence

Rotorua Hotel becomes the third to get carboNZero Certificate Edited Supplied Content New Zealand hotel chain Sudima Hotels has received carboNZero Certification for its Rotorua property. The Certificate, made effective from October 19, 2018, makes it the third hotel in New Zealand, after Sudima Auckland Airport and Sudima Christchurch. To date, Sudima is the only brand to receive the Certificate…

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Pacific women paid lowest in NZ Public Service

Supplied Content A pay gap of 21% for Pacific women working in the public service is alarming and needs to be addressed urgently, says Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner Saunoamaali’i Dr Karanina Sumeo. Dr Sumeo was commenting on the findings in the State Services Commission’s Our People: Public Service Workforce Data 2018 Report. She issued the following Statement: The pay gap…

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