NZ: new airline route connects Wellington to Asia

The route, which will begin in September this year, will be the first flight without transfers from Wellington to Asia, cutting the current travelling time, as well as providing a route to Australia’s capital. In addition to opening up the region for more trade and tourism, this new route also carries benefits for international education in the region, according to Chris Whelan, chief executive of the Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency. “We believe Wellington is currently underperforming in international education attraction” “We’ve made no secret of the fact that we believe Wellington…

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NZ: two regions receive $300k to grow int’l ed

Two regions in New Zealand have received federal funding totalling more than NZ$300,000 in order to develop their international education strategies and further their outreach as study destinations. The region of Manawatu has secured NZ$150,000 in funding. Photo: Whanganui in Manawatu/Ang Wickham Natalie is a journalism graduate from City University London, who spent part of her degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill studying mass communication. In her spare time, she is either glued to the news channels or watching Making a Murderer. International education is worth…

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NZ: two regions receive $300k to grow int’l ed

Two regions in New Zealand have received federal funding totalling more than NZ$300,000 in order to develop their international education strategies and further their outreach as study destinations. The region of Manawatu has secured NZ$150,000 in funding. Photo: Whanganui in Manawatu/Ang Wickham Natalie is a journalism graduate from City University London, who spent part of her degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill studying mass communication. In her spare time, she is either glued to the news channels or watching Homeland. International education is worth NZ$2.85bn to…

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