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Royal Society awards for three VUW academics


News from VUW
Three Victoria University of Wellington academics have received prestigious Royal Society Te Apārangi Research Honours Awards. Read more »

VUW receives maximum rating

News from VUW
Te Herenga Waka–Victoria University of Wellington has become one of only 12 universities in the world to receive a maximum 5 Stars Plus in the influential QS Stars Rating System. Read more »

Kiwi researchers make TB discovery

Press Release – University of Auckland
Worldwide approximately one in four people is infected by Mycobacterium tuberculosis and while overall New Zealand has relatively low rates of TB, Māori and Pacific people are eight times more likely to be affected than Pākehā. Read more »

The history of Chinese laundries in New Zealand

Press Release – Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust
Since 2014 the Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust has commissioned the researching and publishing of important aspects of New Zealand Chinese history. Read more »

Are children and youth important to your organisation?

Press Release – Grow Ltd
More than ever before, involving children and young people in the design of services that impact them is crucial. Whether you’re in government, healthcare, sports and recreation, public transport, education or vocational pathways, involving young people in the design and delivery of your services will make your efforts more successful. Read more »

600 Wellington children in seven-year flu vaccine research programme

News from Institute of Environmental Science And Research
Mothers and infants in the Wellington region are to play an important role in global research to develop a universal flu vaccine. Read more »

School of classical Indian Dance celebrating 20th anniversary


News from Natraj School of Dance
From a humble beginning, the sheer passion for dance has nourished Natraj School of Dance (NSD) to grow as an institution of excellence in the Wellington region. Two decades of dedication in promoting the classical Indian dance form of Bharatanatyam, has established NSD as a premier school for learning the ancient art form. Read more »

Graduation season at NZ School of Dance

News from NZ School of Dance
The New Zealand School of Dance (NZSD) 2019 Graduation Season promises outstanding performances of both classical and contemporary dance. Expect a showcase of powerful, timeless classics and striking new works from NZSD, 20-30 November at Te Whaea: the National Dance & Drama Centre, in Newtown. Read more »

New learn-as-you-earn programme for aspiring chefs

Press Release – Weltec
In efforts to develop the talent of aspiring chefs while they are on-the-job, WelTec’s School of Creative and Hospitality has designed an exciting new programme, the WelTec Managed Traineeship New Zealand Certificate in Cookery Level 4. Read more »

Katherine Mansfield’s house reopening


News from Katherine Mansfield House
The Wellington birthplace of Katherine Mansfield, New Zealand’s most internationally acclaimed writer, will reopen to the public on Sunday after months of closure for renovations and enhancements. Read more »

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