Work Visa changes will benefit international students

Julia Innocente-Jones Wellington, June 6, 2018 International university students and New Zealanders alike would benefit from the Government’s proposed overhaul of post-study work visas. Under proposals released at the weekend, international students, who are degree-level or higher at Victoria University of Wellington and other New Zealand universities would qualify for a three-year post-study work visa rather than just a one-or…

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RBNZ announces Finalists of its Monetary Policy Challenge

The Annual Contest for Secondary Schools gets stronger Supplied Content Wellington, June 6, 2018 Teams from six secondary schools have been chosen as finalists in the Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Challenge. This is a Competition for secondary schools students in New Zealand, giving them a rare opportunity to understand how the Reserve Bank of New Zealand sets its Official Cash…

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University probes factors affecting health of Asian Women

Call for women to volunteer for the Study Supplied Content Auckland, June 5, 2018 Within New Zealand about 12-23 % of all women are diagnosed with iron deficiency. Iron deficiency in isolation has been linked to many negative health outcomes including anaemia and cardiovascular disease. Previous research at Massey University has suggested that Asian women are five times more likely…

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Alexandra Park gets new Events Coordinator

Supplied Content Auckland, June 5, 2018 Roxanne Visser has been appointed Sales & Events Coordinator at Alexandra Park. She has previously held positions as an operations manager and sales consultant in Auckland and brings overseas experience in the conferencing and event industry. Wealth of experience Ms Visser has been Senior Wedding & Function Coordinator for Tres Jolie Wedding Venue in…

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Open Government Partnership needs your ideas

David Dunsheath Wellington, June 5, 2018 Preparation of New Zealand’s Open Government Partnership National Action Plan (OGP-NAP) 2018-2020 is well under way, coordinated by a dedicated small team within the State Services Commission. A much sought-after objective is being pursued from May to July to engage civil society, i.e. our community of citizens, in the bottom-up development of this new…

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