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29
Mar

Tonight, the finalists for the 2018 Vodafone Pacific Music Awards were announced at the Otara Music Arts Centre, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.

23
Mar

On the 7th and 8th of March, Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) had the pleasure of hosting Dr Julie Dais, PhD Biology Professor at Okanagan College in Kelowna, British Columbia. SIT Massage staff, Dr Donna Smith and Dr Jo Smith collaborated with the professor on a massage research therapy project entitled “Students’ perceptions of the use of the Defense and Veterans Pain Rating Scale (DVPRS) ® to monitor client pain in a massage therapy student outreach program”.

16
Mar

The 2018 Mitre 10 Cup draw will bring home matches against Hawkes Bay, Counties Manukau, Otago, Bay of Plenty and Auckland with New Zealand Rugby announcing the draw today.

The season will kick off at home on the 19th August against Hawkes Bay, with nine weeks of round robin before semi-finals and finals.

14
Mar

Zoe Dawson is learning nursing skills at the Southern Institute of Technology to help underprivileged children in Kenya.

She is the New Zealand correspondent for the Children of Maasai Educational Programme in a Kenyan village – a role she received during a two-month stay in Maasai last year.

13
Mar

After taking over Joel Little’s Auckland recording studio, Josh Fountain has become one of the most in-demand producers in New Zealand pop music. Hussein Moses goes behind the scenes to find out how he got here and where he’s going next.

12
Mar

The honour of captaining the Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel never diminishes for Wendy Frew.

The team’s 2018 ANZ Premiership title defence will be Frew’s fifth at the helm and a remarkable 16th representing the southern franchise, including its predecessor the Sting.

“It’s always a real honour for me to lead the Southern Steel line-up. It’s something I really enjoy and I’m just lucky to have such a good bunch of players around me who are all leaders in their own way,” she said.

08
Mar

Marketing students from the Southern Institute of Technology are putting what they are learning into practice.

A group of six students have been working for about a month on marketing for this year's Wyndham Cup Day Races in Gore.

03
Mar

A devastating injury has ruled Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel defender Malysha Kelly out for the 2018 netball season.

Steel physiotherapist Corina Ngatuere said an MRI scan confirmed Kelly has ruptured the ACL in her left knee.

“We pride ourselves on having low injury rates and doing all we can to prevent injuries but unfortunately the nature of this game, with the change in direction, jumping and landing and abrupt stopping, means accidents do happen,” she said.

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