Term 2 – 2024

Term 2 goes from Monday 29 April to Friday 5 July (96 half days).   Term 2 has two public holidays to keep in mind: King’s Birthday (Monday 3 June). Matariki (Friday 28 June).  

New Zealand Music Month 2024

May 2024 NZ Music Month is a promotion run by the NZ Music Commission in association with other organisations including NZ On Air, Recorded Music New Zealand, APRA, The Music Managers Forum, and Independent Music NZ. New Zealand Music Month has been developed to support the New Zealand music industry. During the month of May we celebrate […]

Tech Week 2024

20 – 26 May 2024 Techweek24 is a celebration of Aotearoa New Zealand Tech – the opportunity for the tech ecosystem to come together to inspire, inform, educate, and showcase how we are creating tech for a better tomorrow. In Aotearoa New Zealand, it’s not only the tech we make but how we make it. […]

TENZ Wednesday Webinar | Korero Korowai – customary vs contemporary

The re-indigenisation of Te Ao Maori in Aotearoa through customary and contemporary collections of Maori korowai and kakahu. Customary and contemporary materials, techniques and design used to pass on Mana, promote Tikanga and raise Maori achievement in high school education. In my community of Hataitai both mine and my students work is displayed and used […]

Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa – Samoan Language Week 2024

26 May – 1 June 2023 Samoa Language Week / Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa is organised by the Ministry for Pacific Peoples to maintain and promote the language and culture of Samoa. Gagana Samoa is the second most spoken language in some cities like Auckland and Porirua, and the third most spoken language across […]

Vocational Education Summit – Waitaha Canterbury

If you teach Unit Standards, this is the event for you. Welcome to the Vocational Education Summit, where the future of pathway-focused learning takes center stage. Dive into discussions on the evolution of vocational education, from unit standards to skills standards, and explore how these changes are shaping the workforce landscape.  Engage with Workforce Development […]

Schools’ Pride Week 2024

17 – 21 June 2024 Schools’ Pride Week is an annual event which celebrates rainbow students, staff and whānau. This event is intended for everyone within the LGBTQIA+ community and non-rainbow allies, and is aimed to highlight the importance of inclusion, diversity and acceptance. InsideOUT Kōaro has created a range of activities and events for […]

TENZ Wednesday Webinar | Data Representation, Algorithms and Cryptography!

Are you seeking an engaging way to teach problem-solving, data representation and algorithms in a relevant real-world context? Grok Academy’s latest free course in the Cyber Skills Aotearoa programme focuses on the underlying algorithms and data representation concepts underpinning cryptography. Akōnga learn about cryptographic ciphers and the techniques used to break these forms of encryption. […]

Matariki 2024

Matariki 28 June 2024 Matariki is the Māori name for a group of stars that are also known as the Pleiades star cluster. The physical appearance of Matariki in the sky was traditionally used by a tohunga (a priest or expert) as a forecast of the year ahead. Clear and bright stars signalled warm and […]

Te Taetae ni  Kiribati – Kiribati Language Week Language Week 2024

14 – 20 July 2024 This year’s theme for Te Taetae ni Kiribati, is Ribanan, karikirakean ao kateimatoan ara katei ma ara taetae ni Kiribati, which means – Nurture, enhance and sustain the Kiribati language and culture! Aligning with the Pacific Language Weeks overarching theme of sustainability, the Kiribati theme is about keeping the traditional art and modern […]