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Interactive waters model 'connects community to Te Awa o Waikato'

Hamilton City Council has collaborated with local kura kaupapa (Maaori immersion school) Te Wharekura o Kirikiriroa to show how the city’s three waters services connect with the mauri (life giving energy) of the awa (river).

'Historic move' by teachers in private early childhood centres

For the first time, early childhood teachers working in privately-owned centres have approached their employer to initiate bargaining for a collective agreement.

Park safe at the school gate

Hamilton City Council is committed to working with parents and schools to explore ways to reduce parking concerns when dropping off and picking up children.

Age Concern launches new brand

Age Concern has launched a new brand to attract new people through their doors, but its core business of supporting older kiwis to live their best lives will still be their key focus.

NZEI Te Riu Roa to recognise efforts of principals next week

NZEI Te Riu Roa is getting behind principals with a new initiative to recognise the contribution they make to education.

"Tu Meke Tumuaki" week starts on Monday and aims to highlight the often unsung and unnoticed work that school leaders do for their schools, tamariki and communities.

Infrastructure skills shortages tackled at grassroots level

From testing water quality to operating an excavator to seeing the inner workings of a wind turbine, New Zealand’s female secondary students have had a taste of careers in the infrastructure sector - and they’ve loved it.

Parks and reserves draft plans out for consultation - Hastings DC

Three Draft Reserve Management Plans have been released for public consultation by Hastings District Council today, with the feedback to be considered before the plans are finalised.

$200 million 254 villa retirement village planned for Putaruru

Putāruru born and bred property developer Tim Bartells is returning to the South Waikato town with plans to build a $200 million 254 villa retirement village starting in October this year.

Executive Dean elected Chair of International Equestrian Commission

EIT’s Executive Dean, Professor Nat Waran, has been appointed Chair of a high-profile international independent Commission tasked with developing a framework to pro-actively address current and future societal concerns related to ethics and welfare of horse use in sport.

FTA with EU recognises distinctiveness of Mānuka - Mānuka Charitable Trust

Free Trade Agreement with EU recognises distinctiveness of Mānuka as a taonga species exclusively from Aotearoa