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New Zealanders want full access to cigarette alternatives

Friday, 12 October 2018, 3:01 pm | Silvereye Communications

Nine out of ten New Zealanders believe adult smokers should have access to alternative products if shown to have the potential to reduce the risk of smoking compared to cigarettes, according to a new survey*. More >>

Young Kiwi Competition Winners win their way to China

Monday, 8 October 2018, 9:20 am | Silvereye Communications

A combination of enthusiasm for learning about Chinese culture, creativity, and a great attitude to giving Chinese language a go has won five young Kiwis an all expenses paid trip to China. The winning entries for the New Zealand Chinese Language ... More >>

Parliamentary Prayer marks start of Chinese Language Week

Monday, 24 September 2018, 3:01 pm | Silvereye Communications

MP Raymond Huo will officially celebrate this year’s New Zealand Chinese Language Week (“NZCLW”) by reading the Parliamentary prayer in Chinese at 2pm on Tuesday, 25 September 2018. More >>

NZ FinTech Company Forges Partnerships to Launch Blockchain

Friday, 23 March 2018, 10:07 am | Silvereye Communications

Capital Trust Group Limited (CTG), a New Zealand financial technology advisory services provider, will forge official business partnerships this week to launch three blockchain projects in Wellington, the centre of New Zealand's FinTech revolution. More >>

Preparing to welcome Mayors to Wellington

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 12:21 pm | Silvereye Communications

It is local connections that will progress trade and development between China and New Zealand says Bank of China (New Zealand) Ltd CEO David Lei Wang, as around 45 Mayors and Vice-Mayors prepare to meet in Wellington this weekend. More >>

support for alternative iconic Wellington cycleway options

Thursday, 9 June 2016, 12:50 pm | Silvereye Communications

“Not wasting money and spending money on an iconic Cobham drive cycleway is gaining popularity over a piecemeal approach to cycle ways,” Mayoral Candidate Jo Coughlan said today. More >>

Launch of the first New Zealand Chinese Language Week

Tuesday, 8 September 2015, 12:15 pm | Silvereye Communications

New Zealand Chinese Language Week, September 7-13 was launched today (Monday 7 September) at 'Wellington East Girls’ College by Hon Hekia Parata, Minister of Education. The week is about encouraging more New Zealanders to try their tongue at Chinese ... More >>

Cadet Programme kick-starts career journey

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 8:12 am | Silvereye Communications

Finding a career pathway with Westland Milk Products’ cadet programme is something 24-year-old Matt Evans would recommend in a heart-beat. More >>

Innovative cadet programme brings youth to dairy industry

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 8:10 am | Silvereye Communications

Providing an alternative pathway for 18-24-year-olds who want to learn, Westland Milk Products has been bringing youth and learning into its West Coast diary co-operative for the past 10 years with a successful cadet programme in the Primary Industries ... More >>

AirNZ helps school students’ careers take flight

Monday, 29 June 2015, 9:33 am | Silvereye Communications

For the first time this year, Air New Zealand has run a school holiday programme for secondary school students interested in a career as a flight attendant. More >>

Motivated student on pathway to dairy success

Monday, 29 June 2015, 9:07 am | Silvereye Communications

Seamus Murnane (19) first realised he had a passion for farming when he worked at a friend’s farm north of Whangarei four years ago. Since then he has been determined to forge a career in agriculture. The first opportunity arose when, through a Primary ... More >>

Wellington’s top coffee maker shares passion for coffee

Wednesday, 24 June 2015, 2:23 pm | Silvereye Communications

A Wellington coffee roaster is ensuring that the next generation of young baristas are learning how to make the perfect espresso and café lattes by training secondary school students in the art of ‘caffé’. More >>

From school programme to full time job

Monday, 22 June 2015, 10:37 am | Silvereye Communications

At only 19 years old, Cameron Martin has quickly progressed through the ranks at The Warehouse in Lyall Bay, Wellington and is now a full time Loss Prevention Officer (LPO), and proud of it. His success in the work place is partly thanks to The Warehouse ... More >>

South Auckland students see healthcare as a future career

Monday, 8 June 2015, 1:03 pm | Silvereye Communications

South Auckland students see healthcare as a future career Bethesda Care, a Retirement Village in Manukau, has opened its doors to students from four South Auckland secondary schools, so that they can experience what a career in the healthcare sector might ... More >>

Vodafone offers pathways to future technology stars

Tuesday, 19 May 2015, 4:30 pm | Silvereye Communications

Vodafone is taking a proactive approach to developing future technology talent with a new twist on its apprenticeship programme. More >>

Student intern gives newspaper a teen perspective

Monday, 11 May 2015, 3:03 pm | Silvereye Communications

A prominent daily newspaper has been inspired to better connect with young readers following the successful internship of an enthusiastic 17-year-old school student. Poppy Davis, in Year 13 at Freyberg High School in Palmerston North, has been working ... More >>

Ambassadors Support New Zealand Chinese Language Week

Friday, 1 May 2015, 8:25 pm | Silvereye Communications

New Zealand’s Ambassador to China and the Chinese Ambassador to New Zealand have been announced as patrons of the New Zealand Chinese Language Week (NZCLW). More >>

South Auckland companies get local students on board

Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 12:36 pm | Silvereye Communications

Healthcare Logistics and freight company Ryders Customs & Forwarding are helping to open doors for young people in South Auckland by providing work placements and on-site experience for local school students enrolled in a new logistics course offered ... More >>

Local business sees benefit in supporting school project

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 11:35 am | Silvereye Communications

Tom Boon, the CEO of Taranakipine is a firm believer in learning by doing and putting theory into practice. That is why for the second year in a row his company is sponsoring the Taranaki Futures ‘Build a Bach’ project for school students. More >>

West Coast businesses help students focus on their careers

Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 12:33 pm | Silvereye Communications

Tourism, building, motoring and retail businesses on the West Coast are partnering with schools to offer work placements or on-site visits as part of the secondary school curriculum. These placements help students get real life experience and better ... More >>