Bree Arnott

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Keeping informed about Covid-19

Our site is now closed, and all programmes postponed during the Lockdown period. All Term 1 overnight programmes, including Trades Academy programmes, have been postponed. We will continue to keep you informed about any changes to our programmes in response to Covid-19. Please read our latest updates below. FOR HEALTH AND EDUCATION UPDATES Ministry of …

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Top 5 Things I’ve Learnt From My Students (v.2)

Kia Ora Whānau Joni Here.  I’m back again with my yearly blog post! You may remember that I wrote a blog about ‘The things that I’ve learnt from students as an instructor’ where I reflected on the work of 2018. I wrote about how lucky I was to help facilitate growth in our amazing young …

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My Manaaki Tāpoi Journey – A Student’s Voice

I have been privileged enough over the last three years to have graduated from the Manaaki Tāpoi Level 2, Level 3, and Level 3 Extension programmes. The Mānaaki Tāpoi programme is a 4-week block course run by Whenua Iti Outdoors for senior kura tuarua students from Te Tai o Poutini and Te Tau Ihu o …

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Motueka Vocational Pathways is Launched

As of November 2019, WIO will be running the first Motueka Vocational Pathways (MVP) Programme on behalf of Vision Motueka, as part of their initiative to create a more youth-friendly Motueka. MVP has been established in recognition of the challenges of transitioning into the workforce that face a number of young people once they leave …

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