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New Zealand Tapas Champ heads to Spain

SKYCITY chef de partie Sheyun Chun has just been named the first-ever Australasian tapas champion, earning the honour of representing New Zealand at the World Tapas Competition in Spain next month. And a special shout out to our very own...

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Celebrated Taiwanese celebrity chef and vegetable carver moves to Auckland to teach his master art

Seven Sharp's Lucas de Jong caught up with Geoff Wu at Ignite Colleges. See full video.

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Dress for Success Auckland and Ignite Colleges Team Up

Dress for Success Auckland and Ignite Colleges Team Up to Support South Auckland Women First impressions count – especially when it comes to job interviews. In a bid to help students and the local South Auckland community increase their chances...

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Aspiring Chefs Swap South Auckland for Spain

Auckland’s newest cookery school is making culinary history, with trailblazing programmes that include internships at top Michelin-starred restaurants in Spain. Manukau’s Ignite Colleges opened its school of culinary arts on February 12, with a range of innovative courses for the...

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Ignite Students Cook up a Storm at Festival

Last weekend’s Radio Tarana 2018 Food Festival gave Ignite Colleges cookery students their first taste of life as real chefs. They are just two weeks into their Level 3 Certificate in Culinary Arts, but the talented students still managed to...

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New Cookery School Blazes a Trail

Ignite Colleges has just opened its brand new cookery school. Read all about it on  

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New Course Helps Healthcare Workers Achieve Pay Equity

Pay equity in the healthcare sector has just taken a big step forward thanks to a new online healthcare programme launched by Ignite Colleges. The only course of its kind in the country, the Level 4 online qualification is specifically...

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And all that Jaz

Read all about our Jasbir Kaur, our amazing General Manager of Ignite. She is recognised as one of New Zealand's most creative chefs. Learn more here.

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Ignite Hosts Free Cooking Classes for Local Community

Ignite GM Chef Jasbir Kaur shared her Christmas meal ideas with the local community. Read more on  

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High School Student Wins Scholarship to Study at Ignite

Some top-notch table setting skills have earned Manurewa High School student Lydia Tekori a scholarship to study at Ignite Colleges. The talented Year 12 student achieved the highest score in the Classic Table Setting event at the recent NZ Hospitality...

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