Winning Waikato Student Examines Dutch Connections
Tuesday, 31 March 2009
An essay by a University of Waikato student promoting the use of social networking tools, such as Facebook, to support Dutch culture in New Zealand has won the 2008 Hanny van Roekel prize.
New Year Underway for NZ Students
Wednesday, 18 February 2009
The 2009 academic year is beginning in New Zealand, with international students arriving from around the world to begin or continue their studies in New Zealand.
“New Zealand Week” in Indonesia
Thursday, 12 February 2009
New Zealand Week, a series of festivities aimed at increasing Indonesian public awareness about New Zealand, began Monday with a range of events to continue through Wednesday.
Whale Experts Flock (or Swim) to NZ
Saturday, 24 January 2009
In February nearly 50 whale researchers from around the world will gather in Auckland for the South Pacific Whale Research Consortium conference.
Learning English in New Zealand
Friday, 19 December 2008
Sue Wilde teaches the advanced English-as-a-second-language course at Whitireia Community Polytechnic's Wellington campus. Her students joined her course for a variety of reasons, such as wanting to go to university, or they need English for their careers, "and some of them just do it for their self-confidence." Sue says.