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May 15, 2016

A survey of recently graduated primary school teachers has exposed the debt and stress many are facing when trying to find and maintain a job in the industry. The survey, conducted by the New Zealand Educational Institute (NZEI), found that over 50% of recent graduates reported that having to reapply for their jobs had negative […]

May 15, 2016

John Key continues to deny that New Zealand is a tax haven, and has said that the IRD is beginning to follow up on the foreign trusts established under Mossack Fonseca NZ.

May 15, 2016

In a pre-budget announcement, Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett declared a plan to fund 3000 emergency housing places over the next four years. $41.1 million has been put aside to support the initiative. For centres such as the Wellington Night Shelter the announcement comes at a time of serious financial hardship. In March, the organisation […]

May 15, 2016

George FM’s breakfast team struck again last week when they broadcast and posted online an inappropriate interview with The Bachelor NZ runner up Nazanin Khanjan. The interview saw Thane Kirby grill Naz about her intimate relations with Jordan Mauger, this season’s Bachelor. “Is he well hung?” he asked, to which viewers saw Naz shoot an […]

May 15, 2016

The Wellington Boys’ and Girls’ Institute (BGI), a youth development organisation founded in 1883, has officially opened their new building. Governor-General of New Zealand Sir Jerry Mateparae lead the ceremony. BGI work with young people and the community to provide mentoring, cultural exploration, and therapeutic adventure for at-risk youth. The building was designed by Richard […]

May 15, 2016

Auckland University Students’ Association (AUSA) has given notice of withdrawal from the New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) which, due to a required one year notice period, would take effect in May 2017.

May 15, 2016

Interview with Naz What’s the best part of your job? Becoming a New Zealand pop culture icon. What’s the worst part of your job? Shock jock fuck boys asking me about my breasts, the only breasts they should be asking me about are chicken breasts because I’m making gains, bitch. What’s the worst thing about […]

May 8, 2016

New Zealand is set to welcome an influx of tech entrepreneurs following the establishment of a new Global Impact Visa (GIV). The GIVs will be offered over a four-year trial period in the hopes that an influx of Silicon Valley-types will help offset the increasingly struggling dairy industry and diversify the economy. Approximately 400 of […]

May 8, 2016

The University of Canterbury (UC) has become the first tertiary institute in New Zealand to use a cloud infrastructure for large scale data analysis. This will allow researchers to carry out analysis that would have previously required any number of computers—ranging from several right through to hundreds. The updated cloud means more than 10,000 of […]

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