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.

Tech centre for the community - Whanganui

Increasing Whanganui people's access to the internet was the aim behind setting up a new tech shed at the Whanganui Learning Centre.

Time to hit the road for island's youth - Waiheke

Waiheke teens are overjoyed they can now learn to drive on the island.. WaiDrive is a collaborative effort between Waiheke Police  and the Waiheke Adult Learning Centre

Lifelong learning celebrated - Dargaville, Maungaturoto

Adult Learners' Week activities with Te Roroa Learning Assistance included an annual scavenger hunt, open days at both Kaipara offices and a community march through the streets of Dargaville.

Adult learning services vital in modern, technology dependent society - Nelson

Adult Learning Support Nelson was at the centre of this year's Adult Learners' Week, He Tangata Matauranga, launch to promote the importance of life-long learning.

Andrew Wallace and Kathy Reiri - Tararua

Andrew and Kathy registered with Literacy Tamaki nui a Rua (formerly Tararua Learning Centre) last year to gain the skills to achieve their Class 2 driver licence... 

Learning Centre leads to study - Whanganui

Women win more help for studies: Felicity Halligan and Stacey Ratana have been awarded scholarships for tertiary study by the Whanganui Learning Centre.