Jonah Tisam left his employment with the Cook Islands Government in 2011 to pursue a Doctor of Philosophy degree in public policy at AUT.
Otago University’s latest graduation ceremony marked the end of many years of research for Cook Islands’ newest Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Jesse Kokaua.
“We don’t have a job, we have a passion,” was one of many comments that resonated with the gathering of teachers and supporters last week for the Annual Teachers Awards ceremony.
The young leaders of Nukutere College beamed proudly on their last day at school, bright-eyed and ready for their next exciting chapter in life.
More than 1,000 students and adults attended Lagoon Day last month, soaking up as much knowledge as possible during the recent two-day event.