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‘Repugnant’ steals the show for Young Filmmaker of the Year

Monday, 26 November 2018, 11:43 am | Ara Institute

Filmmaker and Ara New Zealand Broadcasting School (NZBS) graduate Kyan Krumdieck has added another recognition to his growing list after being named New Filmmaker of the Year by SPADA (Screen Production and Development Association) following the ... More >>

No small feat: High School students build tiny houses at Ara

Monday, 19 November 2018, 10:33 am | Ara Institute

With drills at the ready and hammers in hand trades students at Ara have spent the last 10 months constructing an Institute first: two brand new tiny houses, which will soon be up for sale. More >>

Kim Lowe receives the 2019 Olivia Spencer Bower Award

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 12:10 pm | Ara Institute

Ara Art & Design tutor Kim Lowe has been recognised as one of the country’s most promising artists and will receive support and funding to create a new body of work next year. More >>

Fashion students proudly present own collections at PITCH 24

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 9:58 am | Ara Institute

Bursting with creativity, 44 students from Ara’s Bachelor of Design (Fashion Technology and Design) can’t wait to unveil their spectacular garments in all their glory at the annual runway show, PITCH , on Saturday 24 November in the Whareora, Ara City ... More >>

RIPE's overflowing with art & design - 14 to 22 November

Monday, 12 November 2018, 9:00 am | Ara Institute

Ara’s Art & Design department is buzzing as Bachelor of Design students put the finishing touches on their third and final year projects. The RIPE exhibition is the culmination of a year’s worth of research and creative planning, resulting ... More >>

Students volunteer at Orana Wildlife Park

Friday, 2 November 2018, 1:12 pm | Ara Institute

Ara students and staff got their hands dirty as volunteers at Orana Wildlife Park yesterday [1 Nov], helping with grounds maintenance including a clean up of the otter enclosure. More >>

Ara degree pathway for NZMA students

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 1:36 pm | Ara Institute

Ara Institute of Canterbury and New Zealand Management Academies (NZMA) have signed a pathway agreement for NZMA hospitality graduates to pathway into the Ara Bachelor of International Tourism and Hospitality Management degree. Tony Gray, Chief Executive ... More >>

Three Sisters opens tomorrow at NASDA

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 11:48 am | Ara Institute

Director Holly Chappell-Eason was tempted to edit Chekov’s classic play down to an hour but decided not to follow in the well-established tradition of adaptation, plenty of which has happened since the play premiered in Moscow in 1901. “I think ... More >>

Villa Maria team’s healthy crackers win Young Enterprise

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 11:45 am | Ara Institute

Too Good Foods proved too good for the competition last night, taking out the supreme award in the Canterbury Region Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) held at Ara. The Villa Maria College team wowed judges with their business idea, market ... More >>

Young Enterprise Scheme - Canterbury finals Wednesday 31st

Monday, 29 October 2018, 9:31 am | Ara Institute

The eight Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) teams who will compete at the Canterbury regional final on 31 October have shown a professionalism beyond their years, according to organisers. “All have shown huge determination and self-drive; consistently ... More >>

Ara supports schools to offer more

Monday, 29 October 2018, 9:28 am | Ara Institute

Ara is working closely with over 50 secondary schools across the region, stretching from Oamaru to Kaikoura, to supplement school subject choices through the Dual Pathway programme. The Dual Pathway portfolio contains a range of part time, skills-based ... More >>

Surreal FESTA installation produced by Ara

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 9:53 am | Ara Institute

A surrealist reality T.V set reminiscent of the 1950s, complete with giant retro stovetop and an absurdly humongous coffee pot, will set the stage for an unforgettable culinary performance experience at Ara’s ‘Demonstration Station’ for the Festival ... More >>

Founder of New Zealand’s first women’s refuge

Friday, 12 October 2018, 9:51 am | Ara Institute

Founder of New Zealand’s first women’s refuge At just 21 years of age, Rosemary Howard co-founded the first women's refuge in Christchurch, which was quickly inundated with victims of domestic abuse, uncovering a then little-recognised problem. It was ... More >>

Is accepting free samples sustainable?

Monday, 8 October 2018, 9:41 am | Ara Institute

Giving health professionals free samples of goods and supplies bearing company logos is not a new marketing strategy, and midwives, like other health professionals, walk a fine line when accepting these freebies. More >>

New funding secured for arthritis treatment programme at Ara

Monday, 8 October 2018, 9:36 am | Ara Institute

There are over 140 different types of arthritis, which can have significant impact on quality of life. However, participants of the Mobility Action Programme (MAP), run through Ara Institute of Canterbury’s specialist sports facility The Zone, ... More >>

New Ara XI Shield announced in Metro Cricket partnership

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 9:54 am | Ara Institute

The Christchurch Metro Cricket Association (CMCA) launches the new First XI shield this Monday [24 September] and Ara Institute of Canterbury is delighted to be the named partner of the secondary school tournament. More >>

Ara celebrates 125 years of Women’s Suffrage

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 9:23 am | Ara Institute

On 19 September Gapfiller co-founder Coralie Winn speaks at the Ara Library, City Campus Christchurch. With a vision of bringing life back to vacant spaces, Coralie established Gapfiller with Dr Ryan Reynolds, an academic, designer and performer, ... More >>

Full STEAM ahead for Timaru Ideas Festival

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 11:08 am | Ara Institute

“When you see other people doing something that you think is really awesome, it’s easier to see yourself doing it,” Cassa Grant, Communications Manager of the Ideas Festival says. More >>

Ara revives Māori sport in Canterbury - Te Wiki o Te Reo

Tuesday, 11 September 2018, 10:03 am | Ara Institute

Kī-ō-rahi, the traditional Māori ball sport, is a growing force in Canterbury (Waitaha) with most secondary schools involved, and its regional revival can be attributed to Ara Institute of Canterbury. More >>

Ara celebrates the opportunities of learning te Reo

Monday, 10 September 2018, 10:23 am | Ara Institute

Learning Te Reo has enabled Tania Gilchrist (Ngāti Porou, Te Whānau-ā-Apanui, Ngāti Kahungunu, Tuhoe) to create a richer, more satisfying career – and life. With the confidence she gained from completing the Bachelor of Māori Language and ... More >>



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