Media Releases

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The archive of media releases is available here and below are links to our more recent media releases.


  • Restore a decade of lost tertiary funding

    A new report launched today by the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) at Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) calls on Education Minister Chris Hipkins to restore a decade of lost tertiary ...

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  • Come clean about Victoria University’s future, VC told

    The Vice-Chancellor of the Victoria University of Wellington, Professor Grant Guilford has been told by the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) to come clean about his plans for the future of the university ...

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  • Whitireia and WelTec Merger

    CE and Commissioner must listen to staff and make regional needs a priority in proposed merger of Whitireia and WelTec The Tertiary Education Union (TEU) today called on Chief Executive Chris Gosling and ...

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  • TEU elects Michael Gilchrist as new president

    Media release – 23 October 2018 Tertiary Education Union – Te Hautū Kahurangi o Aotearoa TEU elects Michael Gilchrist as new president TEU members have elected Michael Gilchrist as their national president for the ...

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  • Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Strike

    AUT strike Union members at the Auckland University of Technology have voted overwhelmingly in favour of taking strike action in regard to their collective negotiations that have so far seen management not agreeing ...

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