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Nurses petition for entry programme for new nurses

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation has launched a petition to get a nurse entry to practice (NEtP) position for every new graduate nurse. NZNO spokesperson Liz Robinson says New Zealand is facing a significant nursing shortage...

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TEU elections 2015 – 2016

Nominations are now open for the position of TEU national president. This is a two year term as the elected national leader of the TEU’s members. Nominations for the three vice-presidents (Māori, women and...

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UCOL settlement proves power of industrial action

Members at UCOL are celebrating as a settlement has broken a drawn-out bargaining dispute, giving staff a series of pay rises and an increase to annual leave. The union accepted management’s offer of a...

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Student poverty to be focus if Labour-Greens win

While they might disagree over oil exploration and the carbon tax, the main opposition parties are singing off the same song sheet this week on the issue of student support, with Labour, the Greens...