Tuesday, 27 April 2010
Recently, there has been a lot of talk from the Minister of Tertiary Education about the New Zealand taxpayer (they say Government, but don’t be fooled; it is the taxpayers’ money they are investing) getting more “bang for their buck” out of tertiary education. Of course, we have heard this for a while. If I recall correctly, for about a decade! But the action on this seems to be finally coming now.(more…)
Tuesday, 20 April 2010
Over our school holidays, my partner and I went away with a few friends on a cruise around the Pacific Islands. One of the perks of working with Steiner is having the opportunity to talk with the beauty therapists, spa therapists, nail technicians and other beauty- and spa-related staff aboard the ship.
The majority of times I’ve been aboard cruise ships, many of the Steiner staff members aboard have been friendly, outgoing, confident: this time was no exception.(more…)