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Diocesan's impressive academic
performance continues at our all-girls
independent school. One senior student
won the Prime Minister's 2011 Future
Scientist Award for her remarkable research.
No matter what your daughter's aspirations
are, Diocesan creates more opportunities
for her future.
You're invited to come and see how
Diocesan girls, from Foundation Class to
Year 13, are equipped to succeed.
Clyde Street / Epsom / Auckland / Phone 0800 346 4475
Year 13 Diocesan
student Nina Huang
won the 2011 Prime
Scientist Award for
her research into a
potential link between
early onset short
TO THE STORY AT
Saturday 17 March
We look forward to
Do you want your
career to take off??
The International Travel College of New Zealand
(ITC) has opened a brand new Airport Training
Centre at its City Campus. The centre will be the
second of its kind in the country, the first having
opened at ITC's Botany Campus in 2009.
ITC, a premium supplier in the airline, airport
and travel and tourism industries, recently won
the award for innovation at the New Zealand
"We know our Airport Training Centre, where
we run our Certificate in Aviation, was a real
contributing factor in that," says ITC's Managing
Director Kerry Priestley. "We are always seeking
innovative ways to provide our students with
real-life experience, and the practical nature
of the course, which focuses on careers with
an airline, airport or ground-handling agent,
means that our graduates ready to work in their
The facilities are certainly something special
-- ITC's huge airport training centres simulate
real-world airports, including check in, customs,
gate lounges, and even planes where students
are trained in all aspects of in-flight service.
"I am learning s
ch about the tra
industry," student Alison Harris says. "This
course is grooming me for a job at the airport."
There is a real confidence when you speak to
the Certificate of Aviation students -- they know
this is the right place for them to be. Student
Helen says that after a visit to the airport "and
having the staff members of Menzies Aviation
comment on how everything we are learning
here is relevant to a future job at the airport, it
made me feel proud to have chosen to do this
course and know that we are learning the right
things to gain our future dream jobs."
Both ITC's Botany and City Campuses are taking
your career in the airline, airport, and travel and
tourism industries by phoning the ITC team on
0800 868747 or (09) 373 5510 for more
Great North Rd and Meola Rd Western Springs Auckland
0800 MOTATNZ (0800 668 286) www.motat.org.nz
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Smile with Pride
Top day for kids at event
By JESSI MEE
All smiles: Matthew Hawes, 7, and
his brother Daniel, 9, of St Thomas's
School in Kohimarama display their
Top Schools certificates.
Photo: JESSI MEE
More than 400 children from eight
local primary schools descended
on Glover Park in St Heliers for
the annual Top Schools event on
Daniel and Matthew Hawes
enjoyed the day out in the sun.
It gets kids having fun with
other schools,'' Daniel says.
It gets you and your friends
The event has been run by the
Rotary Club of Auckland East for
21 years. It includes team
challenges ranging from a
blindfolded obstacle course to
relay races and the ever-popular
Club treasurer Owen Williams
says the event was created as a
way to encourage children in the
It's really just a fun day for the
kids in the area,'' he says.
Meadowbank Primary School
took out the top spot on the day,
winning both the junior and
senior sections of the competition.
-- Jessi Mee is an AUT
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