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Dev Academy taps Maori spectrum consolation fund

A fund set up as an alternative to giving Maori an allocation of fourth generation mobile telephone spectrum could help 42 Maori into careers in information technology.

Enspiral Dev Academy, which offers fast-track training, says the Ka Hao Maori Digital Technology fund, managed by Te Puni Kokiri and MBIE, will fund the new Maori web development scholarships.

It extends Dev Academy’s Te Uru Rangi scholarship programme, which has been running since 2015.

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Mavis Mullins to be inducted into New Zealand Business Hall of Fame

Former shearing contractor Mavis Mullins’   name will soon  be  up in lights alongside corporate luminaries Fletcher, Wattie’s and Carter Holt Harvey.

The Dannevirke-based businesswoman is being inducted into the New Zealand Business Hall of Fame which makes her feel humbled and proud, but also “slightly amused” to find herself among such illustrious company.

“For goodness sake. Me? Amongst that lot? OMG!,” she said….more