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New Zealand’s isolated West Coast in the South Island might not have much in common with Alabama, USA, in the 1950s, yet Westport girl Lucinda Knapp has always drawn inspiration from Rosa Parks, the famous civil rights activist who refused to give up her seat for a white passenger on a segregated bus.
Today is both an exciting and threatening time to begin to study for a degree. By Lawrence Watt
Joseph Mansell is young, but he has big dreams.
Whangarei students who won a Maori business challenge with their idea to create te reo Maori app say the event has sparked their interest in business.
Beauty pageants aren't all about poise and grace! Chloe Manga says competing gives her a unique way to talk about indigenous issues and encourage young women to pursue their dreams. You go girl!
From fidget spinners to hair ties, plant pots to scooter parks and flax flowers to windchimes, there was something to suit all tastes at Stratford Primary School's Build a Business Market Night last Wednesday.
Working at the Treasury is high-pressure job, but recent graduate and policy analyst Sarah Wood finds it an environment in which she thrives.
Gareth is a Member of Parliament (MP) for the Green Party, and at the age of 29, he entered Parliament in 2010 as its youngest MP.
Scott Rainey did not know what he wanted to do once he left school, and university didn’t put him on the obvious track to a career, but it helped to land him where he is now – working as a financial advisor.
On a typical work day, Rose Allison could be doing anything from reviewing customer orders for a business under PWC’s management, to investigating the actions of a director of an insolvent company.


NCEA English students ‘stressed out’ by online computer glitch

More than 3000 students have been hit by a computer glitch which left many "stressed out" in their first big external exam.