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charlotte-steven-and-janetThe Tertiary Education Union Te Hautū Kahurangi o Aotearoa is you, your colleagues and over 10,000 members joining together for a strong voice and better jobs. Joining us is the first step in taking control of your working life – winning respect for your hard work.


For contact details, collective agreements and the latest news about your branch look for it on this list of polytechnics, universities, wānanga and other tertiary education institutions:


  • ‘Consult on promotions policy’: TEU to Auckland VC


    TEU is asking the vice-chancellor of the University of Auckland to engage in a process of consultation on the university’s Academic Grades, Standards and Criteria policy and other policies so ...

  • Asia-Pacific plans for gender equality

    Asian and Pacific conference on gender equality and women's empowerment in Thailand

    New Zealand is one of the few countries who have not sent a government minister to an Asian and Pacific conference on gender equality and women’s empowerment in Thailand, but ...

  • TEC, Ministry and Treasury want new funding model

    Lesley Francey

    The government should consider a radical shift in tertiary education funding policy according to advice from the Tertiary Education Commission, the Ministry of Education and the Treasury. All three agencies ...

  • Academics say academic freedom getting worse

    Jack Heinemann

    Nearly two-fifths of academic staff say that their level of academic freedom is worse than when they started work, according to a survey on the state of the tertiary education ...

  • Manukau job cuts ‘running the place into the ground’


    Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) confirmed to its staff yesterday that 54 jobs will go before Christmas. Staff and South Auckland community members had been campaigning to turn around the polytechnic’s ...



John Prince



Tertiary Education Union
PO Box 11-767
Wellington 6142