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By   /  May 23, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education  /  Comments Off on

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury “Global environmental issues seem too big for our small group of students to tackle. But we can take local action right here in Timaru,” says Amy Woodfield. Woodfield, who studies a level 5 Diploma in Outdoor Instruction and Management at Ara, is part of a project that is aiming to […]

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Student project supports wetland improvement

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education  /  Comments Off on Student project supports wetland improvement

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury “Global environmental issues seem too big for our small group of students to tackle. But we can take local action right here in Timaru,” says Amy Woodfield. Woodfield, who studies a level 5 Diploma in Outdoor Instruction and Management at Ara, is part of a project that is aiming to […]

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By   /  May 23, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education  /  Comments Off on

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury 20 May 2019 Going once, going twice – sold! Ara’s first tiny houses attracted a big crowd over the weekend when they were auctioned off by Ray White Ferrymead at the Christchurch Trades campus. Both tiny houses sold with the buyer saying he bought the tiny houses because his son […]

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Tiny houses find new homes

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education  /  Comments Off on Tiny houses find new homes

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury 20 May 2019 Going once, going twice – sold! Ara’s first tiny houses attracted a big crowd over the weekend when they were auctioned off by Ray White Ferrymead at the Christchurch Trades campus. Both tiny houses sold with the buyer saying he bought the tiny houses because his son […]

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Ara alumni rocking The Court Theatre stage

By   /  May 10, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education  /  Comments Off on Ara alumni rocking The Court Theatre stage

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury Jamming, acting, singing and rocking The Court Theatre stage together – that’s in the job description for recent Bachelor of Music Arts graduates Emily Farrell and Tyler Robbins. They are part of a group of four Ara alumni who were selected to play rock band members in the upcoming musical […]

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Celebrating success: Ara students receive scholarship awards

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education  /  Comments Off on Celebrating success: Ara students receive scholarship awards

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury “If you’re given an opportunity you should take it! That is one thing that I learned at my time at Ara. Say yes to things and worry about the details later.” These are the words from Claudia Hillyer, NZ Certificate in Communications Media student and recipient of an Ara Inspire […]

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Commercial Road Transport students get behind the wheel

By   /  April 11, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education  /  Comments Off on Commercial Road Transport students get behind the wheel

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury 08 Apr 2019 Ara’s Commercial Road Transport students were able to spent two days at Levels Raceway in South Canterbury driving around heavy vehicles such as trucks and tankers. The event was supported by industry to ensure the students have more time in the drivers seat before they attend work […]

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Volunteering as an entry step into a dream career

By   /  April 3, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education  /  Comments Off on Volunteering as an entry step into a dream career

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury Ara student Isla Reeves is a serial volunteer. Most of her life she has been volunteering across numerous organisations including a political party and 298 Youth Health Centre. She has been helping out with various projects for animal welfare organisations and she has been supporting young people to find their […]

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Ara students the first to graduate at Christchurch Town Hall

By   /  April 2, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education  /  Comments Off on Ara students the first to graduate at Christchurch Town Hall

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury Ara graduates are going to receive their certificates in the newly renovated town hall in Christchurch this Friday. This is the first graduation that is being held there since the earthquakes. Amongst the 940 students who are attending the autumn graduation are the first two Ara graduates of the Bachelor […]

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Statement from Ara about the Government’s ITP proposal

By   /  February 14, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education  /  Comments Off on Statement from Ara about the Government’s ITP proposal

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury Statement from Ara’s Chief Executive Tony Gray- Today, the government has clearly identified a strong vision for vocational education, with a number of key components that will affect all of New Zealand’s Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics (ITPs). While we know broadly what upcoming changes may occur, there is as […]

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The Port Hills – our place

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Ara Institute of Canterbury, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education  /  Comments Off on The Port Hills – our place

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury They are visible on the skyline to the south from most of Christchurch, the familiar volcanic ridge that divides the city and plains from the hilly Banks Peninsula. But how well do local residents actually know the Port Hills? For Ara Sustainability and Outdoor Education specialist Ivor Heijnen, the Port […]

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Eke panuku – celebrating success of Māori & Pasifika

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Ara Institute of Canterbury, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education  /  Comments Off on Eke panuku – celebrating success of Māori & Pasifika

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury Celebrating Māori and Pasifika student success is one way Ara is striving to raise Māori and Pasifika achievement in line with the general student population. Louise Courtney’s background is Māori, Tongan and Chinese and she is an exception to the trends. Courtney received the Business Department award for Māori and […]

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Fales built with skill, received with joy

By   /  November 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Ara Institute of Canterbury, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education  /  Comments Off on Fales built with skill, received with joy

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury 08 Nov 2018 Two carefully handcrafted fales, modelled on traditional Pasifika buildings, were delivered to Samoan pre-schools in Linwood and Aranui yesterday and received positive feedback from the most important recipients – the children. Children at Mapusaga Fou Pre School check out the new fale built and donated by Ara […]

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Three Sisters opens tomorrow at NASDA

By   /  November 1, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Ara Institute of Canterbury, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education  /  Comments Off on Three Sisters opens tomorrow at NASDA

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury Taking on a giant of the theatre canon, third year students from the National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Art (NASDA) have their sights set on opening night for Three Sisters tomorrow night, 2 November. [embedded content] Director Holly Chappell-Eason was tempted to edit Chekov’s classic play down to an […]

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Surreal FESTA installation produced by Ara

By   /  October 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Ara Institute of Canterbury, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education  /  Comments Off on Surreal FESTA installation produced by Ara

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury A surrealist reality T.V set reminiscent of the 1950s, complete with giant retro stovetop and an absurdly humongous coffee pot, will set the stage for an unforgettable culinary performance experience at Ara’s ‘Demonstration Station’ for the Festival of Transitional Architecture (FESTA). The imaginative installation will open to the public on […]

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Christchurch’s first Pan-Pacific Early childhood Centre recognises advisor  

By   /  September 27, 2018  /  24/7 News, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education  /  Comments Off on Christchurch’s first Pan-Pacific Early childhood Centre recognises advisor  

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury Reverend Fitifiti Luatua, Student Advisor and Pasifika Community Relations (Fautua ma So’oupu) at Ara, was formally recognised for his role in helping to establish the first Pan-Pasifika Early Childhood Centre in Hornby, Christchurch, on 14 September 2018. The Ministry of Education appointed Luatua to the Pasifika Advisory Group of the […]

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Full STEAM ahead for Timaru Ideas Festival

By   /  September 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education  /  Comments Off on Full STEAM ahead for Timaru Ideas Festival

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury “When you see other people doing something that you think is really awesome, it’s easier to see yourself doing it,” Cassa Grant, Communications Manager of the Ideas Festival says. This is how the Ideas Festival proposes to inspire students on Friday 28 September at Ara Institute of Canterbury’s Timaru campus, […]

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Te Reo leads to career in theatre

By   /  September 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education  /  Comments Off on Te Reo leads to career in theatre

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury Learning Te Reo has enabled Tania Gilchrist (Ngāti Porou, Te Whānau-ā-Apanui, Ngāti Kahungunu, Tuhoe) to create a richer, more satisfying career – and life. With the confidence she gained from completing the Bachelor of Māori Language and Indigenous Studies and the networks she developed while at Ara, she has been […]

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Hunger for literary humour takes a ‘novel’ approach

By   /  August 23, 2018  /  24/7 News, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education  /  Comments Off on Hunger for literary humour takes a ‘novel’ approach

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury 23 Aug 2018 The hunger for a good book takes a novel turn again, as Ara’s students and staff compete in the fifth annual Edible Book competition at Ara on 29 August, where book titles inspire edible creations and humour is high on the ingredient list.   “We are always surprised […]

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Ministry of Awesome and Ara create new innovation hub

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education  /  Comments Off on Ministry of Awesome and Ara create new innovation hub

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury Establishing an ecosystem that will nurture dynamic start-ups, entrepreneurs, and innovators is critical for Christchurch, and Canterbury to strengthen its standing as a region of opportunity. This is one of the primary goals of Christchurch’s newest partnership between Ara Institute of Canterbury and Ministry of Awesome. On 15th October, Ara […]

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