$1 million to accelerate seismic hazard research

  A University of Canterbury Earthquake Engineering professor who is leading worldwide research into the effects of ground-shaking caused by earthquakes... Read More

Huge boost as Zespri AIMS Games revealed for 2022

Christmas has come early for thousands of intermediate-aged athletes, with Zespri coming on board as the new naming rights partner of the AIMS Games... Read More

New law clears the air for children in vehicles

From today, it’s illegal to smoke or vape in most vehicles carrying children aged under 18 years old - whether the vehicle is moving or not. “Second-hand... Read More

Renee steps up to serve her community

A passion to help protect tamariki/children from abuse and to see people change for the better underpins Renee Kingi’s drive to lend a helping... Read More

NCEA and Scholarship exams begin Monday

After a tough year, the Education Minister Chris Hipkins is wishing students well for their upcoming NCEA and New Zealand Scholarship exams.   “The... Read More

Universities launch strategic partnership

The University of Waikato has launched a strategic partnership with Cardiff University in Wales, designed to deliver world class collaborative research... Read More

National releases students back on track plan

Leader of the Opposition Judith Collins and National’s Education spokesperson Paul Goldsmith have today released National’s education plan... Read More

Bilingual kura school traffic signs from 2022

Proposed options for bilingual school traffic signs are being released for consultation this week, Waka Kotahi Director of Land Transport Kane Patena... Read More

Funds to translate science to real life solutions

The Government is investing in Te Tītoki Mataora - the MedTech Research Translator - to deliver new medical tools, and meet both the demands of a global... Read More

SADD social media stickers to help make it home

Students from SADD, which stands for Students Against Dangerous Driving, want all New Zealanders to think a little deeper this Labour weekend.   And... Read More

Principals confident most staff will vaccinate

School principals are confident their staff will comply with the government's order to get vaccinated before January 1. They are also relieved Cabinet... Read More

Mandatory vaccines for health and education sector

Vaccines will be mandatory for workers in large parts of the health and disability and education sectors.   Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins... Read More

Government backs down on NCEA arts changes

The Government has backed down on a proposal to merge three art forms into one subject at NCEA-level education.   But some remain unhappy, with... Read More

Free Rotorua events these school holidays

With the October school holidays nearly upon us, there is a range of free events happening in Te Manawa – the heart of the Rotorua. “It... Read More

NCEA support confirmed for Auckland students

The number of Learning Recognition Credits for senior secondary school students will be increased for Auckland students, Education Minister Chris Hipkins... Read More