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New Cookery School Blazes a Trail
New Cookery School Blazes a Trail

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

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New Course Helps Healthcare Workers Achieve Pay Equity
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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Ignite Hosts Free Cooking Classes for Local Community
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 stuff.co.nz.  

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High School Student Wins Scholarship to Study at Ignite
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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Cooking up ways to Combat Debt
Cooking up ways to Combat Debt

Hospitality students from Ignite Colleges teamed up with the Commission for Financial Capability this week, to help South Aucklanders tackle debt. As part of Money Week, the Commission challenged the students to create a three-course Pasifika-inspired celebration meal for ten...

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Taiwanese Chefs Visit
Taiwanese Chefs Visit

The crème de la crème of Taiwan’s top chefs were treated to a taste of South Auckland earlier this week, including haka lessons from All Black kapa haka teacher Ngāti Raukawa. Visiting Auckland for the International 2017 New Zealand Master...

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South Aucklanders save elderly woman who collapsed in Clendon car park
South Aucklanders save elderly woman who collapsed in Clendon car park

Ignite Health students Reriana Munroe and Johanna Ratahi had to put their studies to the ultimate test recently, when a member of the public collapsed in front of them. Read how they saved the day for one local resident…  

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New Tertiary Provider Brings Fresh Opportunities to South Auckland
New Tertiary Provider Brings Fresh Opportunities to South Auckland

New Manukau tertiary education provider, Ignite Colleges, was officially opened by Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister, Paul Goldsmith on Friday, during a special ceremony attended by members of Parliament, employers, educators, staff and students. On track to become a...

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Ignite GM Competes in World Tapas Competition
Ignite GM Competes in World Tapas Competition

Chef Jasbir Kaur flew to Spain earlier this month to represent New Zealand in the International World Tapas competition. Read about her experiences in Restaurant & Cafe Magazine.  

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Bringing European Flavour to Manukau’s Newest Cookery School
Bringing European Flavour to Manukau’s Newest Cookery School

A 29-course dinner is probably more than most could stomach. But for diehard foodies, the opportunity to dine at Disfrutar, one of the world’s top restaurants, is well worth making an exception for. Renown for serving the ultimate degustation feasts...

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