News Releases


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The articles in this section feature local and regional Poupou (Member) news about adult literacy students, tutors, managers, events and programmes

Scroll through the titles below to see a range of articles.

Literacy fund supports North Otago businesses

Nearly $200,000 will help North Otago businesses improve their health and safety status as well as their productivity by maximising employees’ literacy, numeracy and communication skills. 

Tui Tuia - Issue 1, February 2016 - Our newsletter

In this first issue of 2016... Our direction has been set with the 2016-2020 Strategic Plan and we feature a 'new' Poupou: Arohamai Literacy Horowhenua opening its doors in Kohi tātea (January) after more than a year of preparation and commitment from governance and personnel from each Poupou.

Driving towards safer roads - Te Roroa, Dargaville

Those stuck on their learners or restricted driver’s licences could soon receive some motivation to go for their full licence with Te Roroa Learning Assistance in Dargaville receiving a vehicle from Roadsafe Northland specifically for this purpose.

Appointments to NorthTec Council

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce today announced two new appointments to the Northland Polytechnic (NorthTec) council. “I am pleased to welcome Wayne Jackson and Bronwyn Yates into their new roles...

Help towards new future

Leah McIvor has won the inaugural Whanganui Learning Centre Annual Scholarship, a sum which will assist her to continue her studies at a tertiary level.

Sharing Travelling Books in Ashburton

Read how Ashburton Learning Centre shared their Travelling Books with members of the Terrace View Retirement Village...