• 20 Mar

    The Mind Lab launches Digital Passport for Teachers with NEXT Support

    The Mind Lab by Unitec has launched a new education platform today to enable teachers to develop the skills and understanding to deliver the new digital technologies curriculum. NEXT is supporting the new Digital Passport initiative as a natural progression from its investment in sponsoring teachers to undertake The Mind Lab’s postgraduate technology qualification.  read more

  • 08 Mar

    45 New Secondary School Teachers Launch Careers through Teach First NZ: Ako Mātātupu

    Forty-five university graduates and career changers have begun a new profession this year - teaching at some of New Zealand’s lowest income communities. They are the Teach First NZ: Ako Mātātupu 2018 cohort - a NEXT supported initiative addressing inequality in our education system.   read more

  • 07 Mar

    Project Janszoon Celebrates Five Years

    “No longer possums on the roof - but weka on the lawn”. The Nelson Daily Mail profiles the successes of NEXT environmental initiative Project Janszoon as it celebrates five years.  read more

  • 05 Mar

    Predator Free Wellington Prioritised in 10 Year Plan

    Wellington has ramped up its efforts to become the first Predator Free capital city in the world - giving it extra priority in the draft 10 year plan released this week.  read more

  • 21 Feb

    Mainland Predator Eradication Project Planned for Perth River

    A new predator control project is in the pipeline which could be significant in New Zealand’s ambitous goal to be Predator Free by 2050. NEXT supported Zero Invasive Predators is planning an intensive operation near Whataroa - where the Perth River could act as a natural barrier to keep predators out - forever.  read more

  • 20 Feb

    We Shall Not Remain Silent

    'The benign neglect of Māori and Pacific Island children in our education system is a disgrace. The Manaiakalani digital education programme for low income earners is a triumph- it is liberating these children who have been ignored too long.” Pat Snedden MNZM Chair of Manaiakalani Trust speaking at NEXT Outlook.

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  • 19 Feb

    Tai - Secret Canine Weapon at Taranaki Mounga Project

    Tai has been successfully sniffing out whio in Taranaki. He is one of the first Conservation Dogs certified to locate whio in the region and has helped to locate a record number of 64 whio chicks on eight rivers this season. read more

  • 09 Feb

    Seven Sharp Profiles The Summer Learning Journey

    More than 500 primary and intermediate schoolchildren from low decile Manaiakalani schools have been blogging over the holidays under the NEXT supported Summer Learning Journey. Seven Sharp journalist Michael Holland caught up with two girls from St Pius X school in Auckland to check out what the programme and the “summer slump” is all about.  read more

  • 30 Jan

    The Tomorrow Accord - The Shape of Conservation to Come

    “The Tomorrow Accord has emerged as a blueprint for private/public conservation that is … probably here to stay”. Wilderness magazine reports on the groundbreaking agreement between the Government and NEXT Foundation to ensure environmental gains are guaranteed by future governments.  read more