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Vocational Pathways supports young people to qualifications

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 2:40 pm | Silvereye Communications

Falling in love with school again Vocational Pathways, supporting young people to get the qualifications they need. Ezra Taulamana is a girl with a lot of love. She loves performance, dance, singing, drawing, painting, and art. She also has a lot ... More >>

School provides tertiary students with an education

Friday, 20 February 2015, 12:06 pm | Silvereye Communications

In an unusual twist, Greymouth-based secondary school John Paul II will be teaching English to tertiary students. The school has paired up with Tai Poutini Polytechnic (TPP) to provide international students with English tuition to help them bridge ... More >>

Staying at school progresses outdoor passion and future

Wednesday, 28 January 2015, 1:18 pm | Silvereye Communications

Greymouth student Ryan O’Connor has a passion for the thrill of white water and sees a future tutoring kayaking on rivers around the world. Ryan’s kayaking interest started at Greymouth High School in Year 9 when a couple of keen teachers offered ... More >>

Education to tackle primary industries skills shortage

Tuesday, 27 January 2015, 2:01 pm | Silvereye Communications

Damien Watson manages a 1,600 cow Landcorp dairy farm just north of Taupo and understands how important it is for employees to have the right skills and relevant qualifications. So much so, that when Kate Callaghan, who runs the agricultural programme at the ... More >>

Pasifika success story

Thursday, 22 January 2015, 12:31 pm | Silvereye Communications

In their final year at school, twins, Nanumea and Te Pine Foua were St Patrick’s College students fast on their way to success. They achieved tertiary level credits while still at secondary school. And Te Pine has secured a plumbing apprenticeship ... More >>

Build Up To Captain Cook's 250th Anniversary Begins

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 12:08 pm | Silvereye Communications

December 4, 2014 One of the great milestones in global exploration will be celebrated in the Marlborough Sounds early next year. Luxury Lodge, Bay Of Many Coves, is beginning the build-up towards the 250th anniversary of Captain James Cook’s circumnavigation ... More >>

Rough start turns to bright future

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 3:32 pm | Silvereye Communications

Tama MacDonald is finding his place in the world despite a ‘rough and confusing’ start. Tama doesn’t like change so the transition from school into the workforce has been daunting for the Marlborough teenager. But strong relationships with supportive ... More >>

New Zealand’s Wool Scours to Merge

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 3:27 pm | Silvereye Communications

In a joint release, Cavalier Wool Holdings (CWH) and New Zealand Wool Services International (NZWSI) today announced that they have signed an agreement to merge the scouring assets of the two organisations. More >>

Trans-Tasman Resources to appeal EPA’s decision

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 10:43 am | Silvereye Communications

The Trans-Tasman Resources (TTR) Board will appeal the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) Decision-making Committee’s decision to decline its marine consents for mining iron sands in the South Taranaki Bight. More >>

Launch of the New Zealand Chinese Language Week

Monday, 26 May 2014, 10:19 am | Silvereye Communications

For the first time in New Zealand an initiative will be launched to develop awareness of Chinese language and culture. The New Zealand Chinese Language Week will be a bipartisan event that creates awareness of Chinese language and etiquette used in ... More >>

Recognition for Ortus Executive

Tuesday, 6 May 2014, 3:56 pm | Silvereye Communications

Recognition for Ortus Executive May 6, 2014 A commitment to achieving outstanding works has seen a Wellington man elevated to the position of Associate with Ortus International Limited, one of New Zealand’s leading quantity surveying, cost economic ... More >>

Central Otago’s Pinot Noir Has Come Of Age

Monday, 20 January 2014, 10:57 am | Silvereye Communications

Central Otago winegrowers believe their region, following 25 years of intensive viticulture, has “come of age.” More >>

Government Support For UNESCO Site Will Benefit NZ

Monday, 6 January 2014, 10:20 am | Silvereye Communications

Central Otago winegrowers are encouraging the government to support a nomination by an influential group of French winegrowers from Burgundy to list their region as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. More >>

Magic Taittinger Jazz Weekend at Bay of Many Coves

Thursday, 25 July 2013, 11:14 am | Silvereye Communications

Magic Taittinger Jazz Weekend at Bay of Many Coves Two firm favourites of the exclusive Bay Of Many Coves resort and its guests are returning for a special Taittinger Luxury Jazz Weekend next month. Kevin Clark and Fran Barton have been thrilling New Zealand ... More >>

Accuro’s community votes for donation to SPCA

Thursday, 17 January 2013, 2:14 pm | Silvereye Communications

Wellington SPCA yesterday received a $5,000 donation from health insurer Accuro, after being named the winner of a competition run on Accuro’s Facebook page. More >>

NZ Technology Ticks Minister’s Boxes

Wednesday, 31 October 2012, 9:54 am | Silvereye Communications

The Minister for Science and Innovation and Minister for Economic Development opened Baker No-Tillage’s new Feilding offices earlier this month and inspected its revolutionary new seed drill. More >>

Masterclass Seeks the Perfect Pinot

Wednesday, 3 October 2012, 11:46 am | Silvereye Communications

The senior winemaker at Villa Maria has taken the enjoyment of blind tasting to a new level by encouraging his masterclass to blend their own wines before deciding what Pinot Noir displays the best qualities and taste. More >>

Baker No-Tillage Launched In Europe

Friday, 15 June 2012, 12:23 pm | Silvereye Communications

The crusade to encourage more farmers to adopt no-tillage techniques on their properties is being taken to Europe. Baker No-Tillage, a Manawatu based developer and manufacturer of a revolutionary new drill, is holding an international conference and field days ... More >>

Waikato: 40 Tonnes of Food Waste Collected in Trial

Wednesday, 9 November 2011, 4:28 pm | Silvereye Communications

Some 40 tonnes of kitchen scraps have been collected in the first six months of the Putaruru food waste trial. Instead of heading to landfill, Putaruru residents’ leftovers, bones, tea-bags and perishables past their use-by date have been diverted ... More >>

“Drop Dead” Gorgeous Setting For Photographic Retreats

Wednesday, 13 April 2011, 8:42 am | Silvereye Communications

Marlborough Sounds resort Bay of Many Coves is again offering recreational photographers the opportunity to hone their skills under the guidance of one of New Zealand’s leading professional photographers, over a long weekend immersed in luxury. More >>