Mount Albert, Auckland, New Zealand
We need another software developer to scope, research, build, test and integrate some new features within an existing Ruby On Rails SAAS project, and to trouble shoot some existing admin bugs. The person needs to work with the existing Ruby on Rails SAAS code.. Therefore experience with Ruby is essential. Please do not apply if you do not have Ruby experience. Location: Our studio is located in Mt Albert, 3 minutes walk from the Yellow Link bus and 5 minutes walk from the Mt Albert or Baldwin Ave, train stations. Availability: You must be available to work for up to two days per week, preferably Thursday and Saturday, until the work is done.
Location: Auckland, New Zealand Industry: Environment Position: IT Business Continuity & Disaster Recover Intern Duration: 3-6 months
At our company, we want our supporters’ experiences with us to be different, better and more rewarding than any other organisation in NZ.
The Supporter Relationships Marketing Assistant is a “hands-on” role – that involves working within our supporter relationships team, interacting directly with our company’s supporters and working with our company membership database.
This role also provides a unique opportunity, in a consulting capacity, to make a difference and influence the long-term effectiveness of the organisation.
One of the key challenges facing our company is our “leaky bucket” – we have a high rate of supporter “turnover”. Using the knowledge gained from practical experience and additional research, the intern will be responsible for conducting an analysis of key drivers of turnover and preparing and reporting conclusions and recommendations that will be used to implement a strategy going forward.
This is an exciting opportunity to work with a skilled team and assist our IT team at our company to review our Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity procedures. We are seeking a smart individual to work alongside key staff members to provide valuable assistance with this process. We seek a highly motivated individual who is keen to develop their existing analytical, solution design and project coordination skills.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Review existing Disaster Recovery plan
Identify and accurately assess the areas of risk from a business continuity perspective.
Gain the level of understanding of the systems and processes that will enable you to assist in developing our Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity strategy.
Validate and develop existing documentation.
Create new documentation as appropriate.
Excellent communication and team working skills
First class organizational skills
Possess a logical and methodical approach to systems analysis and documentation
Strong attention to detail and accuracy
High degree of computer literacy
A high-level understanding of procedural program design and development
A high-level understanding of database design and development
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or similar an advantage
Technical Awareness: Windows (XP, 2003), MS SQL Server 2005, MS Visual Studio, Linux
Glenfield, Auckland, New Zealand
We are a collaboratively owned and run registered charity. On any given day our two shareholder organisations are supporting over 400 families and children affected by grief and loss, mental illness and addictions. Almost everyone in our community is affected by these issues and the right help can be hard to find. Every dollar raised by us supports our services, and builds stronger and more resilient families and communities. This is a voluntary retail assistant role with our team. If you would like to volunteer, either a little or a lot, please apply now! We know your time is precious and would appreciate it greatly. We look forward to hearing from you. Apply now!
The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
The New Zealand Economics Competition is a prominent event that showcases the exceptional talent that New Zealand secondary students have in economics. The competition tests students' knowledge of economic theory and any current economic issues. The New Zealand Economics Competition has promoted the study of economics and grown in size and reputation since 1997. It has become the largest and most prestigious competition of its kind for New Zealand secondary students. One of its primary aims is to promote the study of economics. In 2017, over 2,500 students from 84 schools throughout New Zealand participated the competition. The 50-minute examination paper contains 40 multiple choice questions that test classroom theory and general knowledge of relevant economic issues. The New Zealand Economics Competition is sponsored by the University of Auckland Business School. The overall goal is to encourage secondary school students to pursue tertiary studies in economics. In regards to the awards and prizes, they are presented in two divisions. Division 1 comprises of Year 13 students (Form 7) and Division 2 includes Year 12 (Form 6) and below. All students sit the same examination. Within each division, awards are allocated on a national basis as follows: • High Distinction: top 5% • Distinction: next 15% (top 6-20%) • Credit: next 30% (top 21-50%) • Participation: all other students All other participating students receive a certificate. The top performing students will receive monetary prizes and the National Winner from each division will also receive a trophy.
For more information visit the official website here .
The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK) is an international exam for foreigners and non-native speakers which assesses proficiency in Chinese language and culture. The test is offered twice a year at the Confucius Institute in Auckland and contains both written and oral components. The test examines the abilities for participants to use the Chinese language in their daily, academic and professional lives. HSK consists of six levels, namely HSK (level I), HSK (level II), HSK (level III), HSK (level IV), HSK (level V), and HSK (level VI. The exam consists of a writing test and speaking test, which are independent of each other. There are six levels of writing tests and three levels of speaking tests. During the speaking test, test takers’ speeches will be recorded. The results of the test serve numerous purposes: 1. A reference for an educational institution’s decision-making regarding recruiting students, assigning students to different classes, allowing students to skip certain courses and giving students academic credits. 2. A reference for employers’ decision-making concerning the recruitment, training and promotion of test takers. 3. A method for Chinese language learners to assess and develop their proficiency in Chinese. 4. A method for Chinese language training institutions to evaluate training results.
For more information visit the official website here .
Wallace Arts Trust Hillsborough Road, Hillsborough, Auckland, New Zealand
The Wallace Secondary School Art Awards recognises and celebrates emerging artistic talent in New Zealand. Current Year 11, 12 or 13 secondary students from around New Zealand can submit an artwork in the mediums of drawing, painting, printmaking, photography and sculpture.
Finalists will be selected by the Wallace Arts Trust team and will be exhibited at the Pah Homestead in Auckland. Prizes First Prize – $340 USD Second Prize – $270 USD Third Prize – $200 USD People’s Choice (as voted by visitors of the exhibition, announced Monday 19 November 2018) – $130 USD.
For more information please visit the offical website here .
Michael King Writers Centre, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand
The Michael King Writers' Centre (MKWC) Young Writers Programme provides talented young writers of senior high school age with the opportunity to grow and be inspired in writing workshops. Students join together in groups of up to 25 students with other like-minded peers to learn in workshops with novelists, journalists, lyricists, bloggers, short story writers, poets, editors, and comic book artists. The programme has been run for the past six years by English teachers and tutors Ros Ali and Jo Emeney and is an invaluable opportunity for young talent to nurture and build on their writing skills in a focused and stimulating environment, at no cost to the students. Aside from gaining skills in creative writing, students also become part of a growing group of alumni and meet other like-minded, passionate writers with whom they can share their learning. For interested students, the programme offers an extension to the writing curriculum at school for further exposure with highly acclaimed professional writers and tutors or creative writing.
For further information visit the official website at https://writerscentre.org.nz/young-writers-programme/
The New Zealand Chess Congress for 2019 will be held in Auckland and consists of five big events over 11 days for chess players of any nationality.
Entrants compete with other chess enthusiasts: NZ Open Championship (14-22 January) NZ Major Open (14-22 January) NZ Junior Open (morning games - 15-20 January) NZ Rapid Championship (23-34 January) NZ Lightning Championship (24 January) Players compete for $10,000 in prize money, as part of The Poison Pawn Grand Prix in association with D & D Financial Consultants Ltd. The Congress celebrates chess playing at the highest level and brings together enthusiasts from around the world at the ultimate chess event.
For further information visit the official website at https://newzealandchess.nz/2018/congress.html
The Dancebrandz National Competitions are held by Cheerbrandz, cheerleading and dance professionals for Dance Troupes and Solos of all ages, levels, and abilities. Dancers compete for Trophies and Championship Medals for First, Second, and Third Place. The Grand Champions of the event also receive a Team Banner for being the highest scoring team in each Dance Style. Dancers compete at a large scale event with fair independent judging to showcase their talent. Full production is provided including Rockstar lighting and two full sized MARLET dance floors. Independent judging is also provided for all divisions with fully computerised scoring and an independent panel.
All dancers can also enjoy fun mini challenges - including Turning Challenges, Acro, Breaking, and Leaps. Contestants are not only engaged in an exciting competition-level environment, but also enjoy the event as an experience in itself with other fellow dancers.
For further information visit the official website at https://cheerbrandz.com/competitions/2019-dancebrandz-nationals-auckland
UMNO is a welfare organisation at the University of Auckland that looks beyond race, politics and nationality. Originally founded by the Malaysian community in Auckland, it has since branched out to a number of other areas.
UMNO aims to foster closer relationships between different cultural communities, and expose students to social, spiritual and voluntary activities to better the relationships of the greater community.
UMNO often hosting a variety of events throughout the year, catering to a range of people.