Media Design School has been ranked as the world’s top tertiary provider for both graphic design and photography by a panel of internationally renowned judges, beating 479 other schools from 77 countries for these top honours.
It was entirely appropriate that TLC graduate student, Emily Woods, aspiring police officer, animal lover and artist, was the one to paint Gazza's portrait. The four-year-old police dog was killed in a Porirua shooting on 22 April 2016. Gazza was shot dead at the scene during an armed incident with an offender that drew armed police and a helicopter to the neighbourhood. It is believed that he blocked a gunshot meant for his handler Constable Josh Robertson.
Obsessive manga fans dress up as the characters, decorate their cars and get tattoos inspired by the Japanese comic books, and the cult has a new foothold in Palmerston North at IPU New Zealand. The institute’s library has just received its largest shipment of manga, boosting its collection to approximately 1400 titles, thought to be New Zealand's largest public collection.
His life-like chocolate sculptures, gravity-defying cakes and Heston Blumenthal-style desserts have amazed New Zealand’s culinary elite for years. But now NZMA cookery tutor Ganesh Khedekar is taking his skills to the global stage, where he will battle it out in the world’s toughest cooking competition.
Close to 300 students from all over the North Island attended an event run by IPU New Zealand aimed at keeping the Japanese language alive.
A 26-year-old Otara man, Paku Sadlier, has been inundated with potential job offers and messages of support since sharing his story on Stuff. One generous reader dropped off a supermarket gift card for him and his family while another offered to make a cash donation, while NZMA has offered him a scholarship to study a level 4 Certificate in Building.
A group of ACG Yoobee graduates has been getting a taste of the cut-throat world of business start-ups, after being snapped up by Lightning Lab for work experience and internships.
Media Design School’s latest short film, Accidents, Blunders and Calamities, is continuing its successful run by being selected for the 2016 Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival.
Education leaders, government officials and industry representatives will come together next month to explore collaborative ways of delivering better education and employment pathways to all New Zealanders. ‘Educate 2016’ is the first national conference to be hosted by the ACG Tertiary & Careers Group and AUT (Auckland University of Technology).
Whitecliffe Year Four Photo Media student Georgia Periam is the selected winner of the 2016 Wikiriwhi Scholarship Award. The scholarship was established in 1983 and is awarded annually to a top Whitecliffe student who shows exceptional talent and is a great ambassador for the college.