Motueka High School

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Name: Motueka High School
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Motueka's multicultural melting pot

I had come from a Dunedin high school that featured one Maori student on the roll and perhaps one Scot and one Australian, who, accents aside, were indistinguishable from the rest of us pale spotty-faced southerners. But the Kiwi students at Motueka High ... [Published Nelson Mail - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Trades Academy Award 'a win for Nelson Marlborough region'

The Top of the South Trades Academy (TOTSTA)’s win at the Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards is a win for the whole region, says TOTSTA Manager Shaaron Adams.In June, the Academy won the 2014 Educational Focus - TakatÅ« Prize at the awards in ... [Published - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

School trades academy wins excellence award

A Nelson school-led trades academy is $20,000 richer after winning a top prize at the second annual Prime Minister's Education Excellence Awards last night.The evening, hosted at Te Papa museum in Wellington, saw the Top of the South Trades Academy (TOTSTA) ... [Published Nelson Mail - Jun 26 2014]


NMIT Chief Executive Tony Gray says the Trades Academy has been successful on many different levels. "The Trades Academy has been of real benefit for students wanting to progress to NMIT. We are now seeing a greater number of school leavers choose to stay in the region and study at NMIT. Their transition from school to tertiary study is also much smoother as students have already been exposed to learning in an adult environment."
Adams said TOTSTA hadn't yet decided how to allocate the prize money, but "it will definitely be used to better the opportunities for young people."

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Te Kura Wiwini, Te Kura Wawana - Te Rourou Kura [Published Maori Television - Jul 30 2014]
Motueka's multicultural melting pot [Published Nelson Mail - Jul 07 2014]
Trades Academy Award 'a win for Nelson Marlboro... [Published - Jul 04 2014]
School trades academy wins excellence award [Published Nelson Mail - Jun 26 2014]
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