There’s a place for you

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:


  • Happy Christmas and New Year from TEU


    Best wishes for Christmas and the New Year from TEU. Thank you for your support this year. TEU offices will close on Tues 23 December, and will reopen on Monday 5 January. If ...

  • Ten best paid bosses in tertiary education

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    And their lowest paid colleagues Tertiary Update Vol 17 No 44 Last week the State Services Commission announced the total remuneration for chief executives and vice-chancellors at public tertiary education institutions. Prof Stuart ...

  • Ten most popular stories of 2014

    Thanks to Ingrid0804 at Flickr for the photo:

    Tertiary Update’s top ten most read stories for the year included, at number ten, the massive job cuts at Manukau Institute of Technology and at number two the petition opposing ...

  • Ten branches that recruited the most new TEU members

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    Waikato Institute of Technology – of 142 members in September 41 joined in the last 12 months = 28.9 percent Tai Poutini Polytechnic – of 54 members in September 14 joined ...

  • Ten rights the government will take away next year

    Thanks to Peter at Flickr for the photo

    …but that TEU plans to protect Next year several new laws will come into force that will remove some of your rights. It is more important than ever that you protect ...



John Prince



Tertiary Education Union
PO Box 11-767
Wellington 6142