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Accounting rules making accounts misleading

By Pam Graham of NZPA Wellington, Aug 24 NZPA - Years ago in the lectures of Professor Don Trow at Victoria University we used to debate the merits of which profit in a set of accounts to look at.

Leading businessman Sir Ron Trotter dies

Wellington, Aug 11 NZPA - One of New Zealand's leading businessmen, Sir Ron Trotter, has died aged 82. Sir Ron, who had cancer, personified big business in this country from the 1970s to the 1990s.

Educators could "game the system" if funds linked to jobs

Educators could "game the system" if funds linked to jobs
By Matthew Backhouse of NZPA Wellington, July 14 NZPA - Tertiary educators could try to "game the system" if their funding was linked to students getting jobs, Labour says.

Minister suggests linking tertiary ed to jobs

Minister suggests linking tertiary ed to jobs
By Maggie Tait of NZPA Wellington, July 14 NZPA - Tertiary education funding should be linked to students getting jobs, Tertiary Education Minister Steven Joyce says.

Government looking at extra fees at tertiary institutions

Government looking at extra fees at tertiary institutions
By Maggie Tait of NZPA Wellington, July 14 NZPA - The Government has signalled a crackdown on tertiary educators who are ramping up non-academic levies.

Government looking at extra fees at tertiary institutions

Government looking at extra fees at tertiary institutions
Wellington, July 14 NZPA - The Government has signalled a crackdown on tertiary educators who are ramping up non-academic fees.

Govt concentrates science spend in three areas

Govt concentrates science spend in three areas
Wellington, July 12 NZPA - The Government says the bulk of its this year's main science funding round -- about $48 million a year -- is going into high-tech manufacturing, freshwater research, and boosting export earnings from primary production.

Student loan changes mean no funding for some - report

Student loan changes mean no funding for some - report
Wellington, July 12 NZPA - Some students won't get student loans for their final years under the changed student loan scheme.

Election date should be fixed, committee told

Election date should be fixed, committee told
Wellington, July 12 NZPA - Electoral law experts have told a parliamentary committee there should be a set date for elections, rather than the government in power deciding when they are held.

Student loan changes mean no funding for some - report

Student loan changes mean no funding for some - report
Wellington, July 12 NZPA - Some students won't get student loans for their final years under the changed student loan scheme.

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