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Diverse workforce helping strengthen mental health services

20 April 2018

The changing face of local communities is being increasingly reflected by those working to support people with mental health needs.

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One billion tree programme under way

23 February 2018

Collaborative efforts towards the ambitious one billion trees target are well under way with the first areas of land needed for Crown Forestry planting this winter committed, Forestry Minister Shane Jones says.

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Victoria University summer scholars gain confidence, new skills

15 March 2017

A group of undergraduate students who have just completed Summer Research scholarships at Victoria University of Wellington’s Te Kawa a Māui—School of Māori Studies have contributed to research projects and lent a youth perspective to current te ao Māori and New Zealand issues.

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Otahuhu families celebrate students success

18 January 2017

Students from Otahuhu College achieved their best ever results at Level One, Two and Three NCEA in 2016. The improvement in NCEA pass rates over the last four years has been impressive, with Level Three being a highlight through matching the national average last year. Indeed in the last four years Otahuhu College has achieved its four best ever results for each of the three levels.

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Careers New Zealand Boosts Support for Rangatahi Māori

10 December 2015

Press Release: Careers New Zealand

Careers New Zealand Boosts Support for Rangatahi Māori

Innovative research programme charts course for responding to changing career needs of young Māori

Auckland, 9 December 2015 - A new research project gives new insights into how best to support young Māori into high growth sectors.

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Māori world view leads to greater life satisfaction

17 September 2015

New research from Massey University has compared work/life balance and life satisfaction levels across seven cultures – and found that New Zealand Māori scored the highest on both fronts.

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More Auckland jobs for Maori Pasifika

19 August 2015

New Zealand employers of Pasifika people meet in Auckland on Wednesday to learn how they can take part in a new training initiative for tradespeople.

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The Kumara Vine newsletter for May is out now!

29 May 2015

What is art? You can read Sina's story about the art of leadership and Hemi's story about what is art in the latest Kumara Vine newsletter.

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Consortia for Māori and Pasifika trades training announced

9 April 2015

Consortia for Māori and Pasifika trades training in Bay of Plenty announced

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Could learning Maori unite our nation?

8 April 2015

My friend and colleague is a black woman from Zimbabwe and I love it when she speaks Zulu. I've never heard anything quite like it, the clicks and other sounds you'll never here anywhere outside of Africa.

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New professional development opportunities for those who work with Māori and Pasifika learners

6 March 2015

He Taunga Waka is a new project funded by the TEC designed to specifically help educators better connect, engage and facilitate literacy and numeracy skill development for educators working with Māori and Pasifika learners in adult literacy and numeracy.

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Check out latest Kumara Vine newsletter

28 February 2015

Checkout latest Kumara Vine newsletter featuring our story on Erica Sinclair.

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Trades training for Maori and Pasifika youth

10 February 2015

A consortium of education and training organisations, backed by industry and community partners, will enable nearly 500 Maori and Pasifika youth to gain trades training in 2015.

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Waikato Maori science students shine

14 January 2015

Seventeen Maori science and engineering students at the University of Waikato had their studies boosted by scholarships totaling $174,000.

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Latest Kumara Vine Newsletter is posted

30 December 2014

Latest Kumara Vine newsletter out today including; In this issue...

Story - Miria Royal, Living, working and playing to the fullest at Vodafone
Story - Simon Phillips, genuine Maori Warrior working to help Maori business
Article - NZ Maori Tourism
Available Now - JobCafe

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Applications flood in after casting call for Disney's Moana role

4 December 2014

The official New Zealand casting call for Disney's first Polynesian princess Moana has opened - and sparked huge interest.

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Latest Kumara Vine Newsletter is posted

1 November 2014

Latest Kumara Vine Newsletter out now...

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September - Kumara Vine

29 September 2014

Latest kumara vine newsletter issue out now.


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August Kumara Vine - out now

31 August 2014

Read the latest issue of the Kumara Vine and read some and share some inspiring stories.

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Latest Kumara Vine - June Issue out now

30 June 2014

Latest Kumara Vine issue out now

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Latest Kumara Vine - May Issue out now

3 June 2014

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Te aka Kumara - April 2014

30 April 2014

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7 April 2014

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Te aka Kumara - March 2014

31 March 2014

Checkout the latest Kumara Vine newsletter and read two great stories.

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Latest Kumara Vine Newsletter

28 February 2014

Checkout The Kumara Vine Newsletter for February 2014

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JobCafe launches The Kumara Vine

1 February 2014

The Kumara Vine is a specific JobCafe project to help organisations looking to attract Maori and Pasifika talent to their business. The Vines role is to help connect existing Maori and Pasifika network that these organisations can be promoted far and wide all around New Zealand.

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