Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  Ara Institute of Canterbury
Latest

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 […]

Read More →
Latest

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 […]

Read More →
Latest

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 […]

Read More →
Latest

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 […]

Read More →
Latest

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, […]

Read More →
Latest

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 […]

Read More →
Latest

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 […]

Read More →
Latest

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 […]

Read More →
Latest

Ara Institute of Canterbury Tops in Culinary Stakes

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education  /  Comments Off on Ara Institute of Canterbury Tops in Culinary Stakes

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury A team from Ara Institute of Canterbury fought off fierce competition from around the country to win the top award in the prestigious annual Nestlé Toque d’Or student culinary competition. Culinary students Shikylah Dearnley and Chahna Victoria Davis proved to be champs in the kitchen picking up two gold medals, […]

Read More →
Latest

TVNZ honours Best Documentary in NZBS

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24/7 News, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education  /  Comments Off on TVNZ honours Best Documentary in NZBS

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury Cameron Gleed is a promising student, who now holds a newly created TVNZ award to his name. Gleed’s documentary ‘Porteous’ has won the first TVNZ News and Current Affairs- Best Documentary Award, which will now be conferred annually to the best documentary produced at Ara’s New Zealand Broadcasting School (NZBS). […]

Read More →
Latest

Timaru Menzshed thrilled with equipment donated by Ara

By   /  July 23, 2018  /  24/7 News, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education  /  Comments Off on Timaru Menzshed thrilled with equipment donated by Ara

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury Ara’s gain is the Menzshed’s gain in Timaru as the tertiary institute donates welders to the community organisation to make way for almost $77,000 worth of new state-of-the-art engineering trades equipment at the Timaru campus. The donated equipment, an arc welder and a MIG welder, was gratefully received by the […]

Read More →
Latest

NZ’s longest tramp peaks near Timaru

By   /  April 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, Press Release  /  Comments Off on NZ’s longest tramp peaks near Timaru

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury Headline: NZ’s longest tramp peaks near Timaru Te Araroa track spans the length of both islands, running 3000 km from Cape Reinga to Bluff, but one of the most impressive sections is near Timaru, according to local outdoor instructor Sash Nukada.  “It’s an absolutely stunning tramp. Big open country, very […]

Read More →
Latest

Volunteering work setting Ara student up for success

By   /  March 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Volunteering work setting Ara student up for success

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury Headline: Volunteering work setting Ara student up for success Sasindu Anjula (“Sas”) Don Simon Patabendi, an Engineering student of Ara Institute of Canterbury, is proud to say that he can see the physical impacts of his volunteer work in Christchurch. “Last year for the Christchurch Youth Council I helped to […]

Read More →
Latest

Tertiary study leads to dream job

By   /  November 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Tertiary study leads to dream job

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury Headline: Tertiary study leads to dream job Enrolling at Ara was a huge step for Aubrey Tupai Creagh and one that has since led him in directions he could not have imagined, including most recently to a dream job he feels blessed to be doing. As a mature age Samoan […]

Read More →
Latest

At home in Hiroshima – and speaking like a local

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, Press Release  /  Comments Off on At home in Hiroshima – and speaking like a local

MIL OSI – Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury Headline: At home in Hiroshima – and speaking like a local Missing the auditions for NASDA (the National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Art at Ara) was a gift in disguise for Alexander ‘Zander’ Hay. He enrolled instead in a Certificate of Japanese at Ara and discovered […]

Read More →
Latest

Working with women award well deserved

By   /  June 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Working with women award well deserved

MIL OSI – Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury Headline: Working with women award well deserved 20 Jun 2017 Decades of making a difference in the lives of thousands of women was recognised recently when the Next Step Centre for Women team at Ara Institute of Canterbury flew to Wellington to accept the Provider of the […]

Read More →
Latest

PM scholarships send 10 on Japanese cultural immersion

By   /  June 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, Press Release  /  Comments Off on PM scholarships send 10 on Japanese cultural immersion

MIL OSI – Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury Headline: PM scholarships send 10 on Japanese cultural immersion 20 Jun 2017 Ten Japanese language students from Ara Institute of Canterbury will travel to Japan’s ancient, mountainous region of Takachiho in January for a six week cultural intensive at Miyazaki University. The immersive language experience in the […]

Read More →
Latest

Meeting the business innovators at Inspire Canterbury

By   /  June 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Meeting the business innovators at Inspire Canterbury

MIL OSI – Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury Headline: Meeting the business innovators at Inspire Canterbury 19 Jun 2017 Ara Institute of Canterbury business tutors are putting their students in front of seven of the most inspiring Kiwi entrepreneurs and innovators around. The 14 lucky students from the Ara School of Business who are attending […]

Read More →
Latest

Timaru let down by National’s tertiary education approach

By   /  June 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, Employment, ITPs, Media Releases, News, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Timaru let down by National’s tertiary education approach

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: Timaru let down by National’s tertiary education approach The decision to cut five courses at the Ara Institute of Canterbury is symptomatic of an approach to tertiary education that is failing local communities, the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) said today. Management’s decision to cut five level […]

Read More →
Latest

Ara to create South Canterbury health training hub

By   /  June 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Ara to create South Canterbury health training hub

MIL OSI – Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury Headline: Ara to create South Canterbury health training hub Ara Institute of Canterbury will create a health training hub in South Canterbury, by offering more programmes and more pathways in health. Ara will add the Bachelor of Nursing to existing health related programmes next year. Bachelor of […]

Read More →