- Model UN session at IPU New Zealand by Joe Rush
Model United Nations
Introduction to International Relations students were given the responsibility to represent a state (country) as a delegate for the Model United Nations Security Council session. Delegates were required to participate, deliver...
- IPU New Zealand hosts CEO of New Zealand Volunteer Service by Joe Rush
Dr. Gill Greer, CEO of New Zealand Volunteer Service Abroad had a formal lecture with the IPU students and staff on VSA’s role in the Pacific Island countries. She provided us with informative, interesting and insightful works and activities undertaken...
- Ambassador from Mexico visits IPU New Zealand by Joe Rush
On 13 July 2016, His Excellency José Gerardo Traslosheros, Ambassador of Mexico to New Zealand, visited IPU New Zealand in Palmerston North.
Ambassador Traslosheros came to New Zealand in May 2016. A chance meeting in Wellington with President...
- High Commissioner of Singapore visits IPU New Zealand by Joe Rush
Mr. Bernard Baker the High Commissioner of Singapore to New Zealand had a formal lecture with the IPU students and staff on “Singapore's Foreign Policy”. His speech was specifically on the opportunities and challenges of the Singapore's present...
- IPU New Zealand Speech Contest by Joe Rush
The 7th IPU NZ English Speech Contest was held on the 29th June 2016 at the Institute’s Dojo. 23 speakers, mainly from the Foundation and Degree programmes participated in the event. The theme of the Contest this year was “3 WISHES”, and this...
- IPU made the news today! by Aaron Mai
IPU New Zealand was featured on Stuff.co.nz today along with our extensive collection of manga that has arrived from Japan.
Check it out on the link below!...
- The 118th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence by Aaron Mai
Invited by His Excellency Ambassador Jesus S. Domingo and Madam Domingo, IPU New Zealand attended a celebratory reception of the 118th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence at Te Marae, Te Papa, Wellington.
It was the first...
- IPU UN model session by Aaron Mai
On Tuesday 31 May, our undergraduate students who study
international relations held the UN model session. The theme of this year was “New Secretary General of
United Nations”, the current Secretary General
Ban Ki moon’s term is due to expire on 31...
- IPU New Zealand hosted a visit by a member of the Cambodian Royal Family by Joe Rush
This week, IPU New Zealand hosted a visit by a member of the Cambodian Royal Family -
Prince Sisowath Thomico, the former advisor to King Norodom Sihanouk. The Prince was
officially welcomed by President Professor Wayne Edwards...
- IPU Graduate works for CNN by Joe Rush
One of IPU New Zealand's graduates is living the dream working for CNN.
Please see the link below for her story:
- IPU New Zealand welcomes 90 new students by Joe Rush
IPU New Zealand welcomes 90 new students.
This week IPU New Zealand welcomes 92 new students to our campus here in Palmerston North for our April intake.The new students spent three days from Wednesday through to Friday getting orientated...
- IPU New Zealand collaboration with emergency services by Joe Rush
On Wednesday 8th of March IPU New Zealand students participated in a bus crash simulation with the emergency services of Palmerston North.
The roles played by the students in this simulation will help the emergency services test their systems in...
- IPU New Zealand helps grow Japanese language in Hawkes Bay by Joe Rush
On the 14th of March 2016 IPU New Zealand staff and one current student spent the morning at Hereworth School in the Hawkes bay.
See how the day was from Hereworth school's point of view:
"Japanese Language and Culture lessons for...
- Big Splash! at the Lido Aquatic Centre by Devon Gray
Diploma Event Management students from IPU New Zealand Tertiary Institute put into action the skills learned throughout their summer term studies. The Big Splash! attracted people of all ages from the Palmerston North community, and some amazingly...
- IPU New Zealand hosts guests from Kwansei Gakuin University by Devon Gray
On Tuesday 8 March, Professors
Testu Nakamura and Yoshiharu Minegishi from Kwansei Gakuin University visited
the IPU New Zealand campus to give a presentation on Koinobori and Japanese kites
as a way of promoting positive international relations,...
- Kite Workshop by Mikio Toki by Devon Gray
On Thursday 3 March,
IPU New Zealand hosted a kite-making workshop, led by traditional Japanese
kite-making master Mikio Toki. 12 New Zealand students participated in this
workshop as part of the Immersion programme; a four week programme that gives...
- IPU New Zealand to host Japanese Trivia Championships 2016 by Joe Rush
New Zealand Schools Japanese Trivia Championships 2016
IPU New Zealand is proud to host the second New Zealand Schools Japanese Trivia Championships for this year. The event will be held on Friday June 17th from 6:30pm through to approximately...
- Papuan Students Arrive at IPU New Zealand by Joe Rush
Papuan Students Arrive at IPU
Eighteen new students from Papua Province in Indonesia were welcomed at IPU New Zealand this week under a Memorandum of Understanding between the Provincial Government and the Institute. This is the second...
- Students organise event at Lido Aquatic Centre by Joe Rush
Big Splash! at Lido Aquatic Centre
Saturday March 12th. 1-5pm
Lido Aquatic Centre
Come on down to enjoy summer at our event!
A fun family event for all ages. Enter the water bombing...
- Applications for Semester One 2016 still open by Heather Drinnan
IPU New Zealand is still taking applications for study in semester one 2016 (Orientation Week: Wednesday 13th - Friday 15th April).
Download an enrolment application form here: NZ Application Form, or get in touch with a study advisor by...
- 2015 IPU New Zealand Research Award goes to Talented Poet by Heather Drinnan
IPU New Zealand's annual staff research award was presented at the 2015 graduation ceremony at the Regent Theatre to poet and lecturer Johanna Aitchison. Johanna, an English lecturer in IPU New Zealand's degree programme, was nominated for the award by...
- 25th Graduation Ceremony at IPU New Zealand by Heather Drinnan
On Friday 4th December IPU New Zealand held our 25th Graduation Ceremony at the Regent Theatre. Celebrating a quarter century of delivering quality tertiary education this year, we congratulated 169 students who graduated with a diploma, degree,...
- IPU New Zealand thanks 2015 Internship Providers by Heather Drinnan
On Wednesday the 2nd of December IPU New Zealand hosted a thank you morning tea for our internship providers of 2015 in addition to prospective providers for 2016. The morning tea was not only an event to show our gratitude for the support from local...
- IPU New Zealand hosts CATE Conference Guests by Heather Drinnan
On Wednesday 18th November IPU New Zealand hosted 48 Careers Advisors from 33 secondary schools around New Zealand for the evening. The guests were in Palmerston North for the three-day annual CATE (Careers and Transition Education) Conference held at...
- IPU New Zealand Student puts Translation Skills to use in Horizons' Regional Council Internship by Heather Drinnan
IPU New Zealand third year student Yurika Yasukawa is thriving in her internship at the Horizons' Regional Council. Working towards her dream of becoming a translator, Yurika is getting hands-on experience translating bus timetables from English to...