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Monthly articles submitted by member organisations

IPU joins the first Tertiary Knock Out challenge

IPU joins the first Tertiary Knock Out challenge

Palmerston North's first Tertiary Knock Out competition was held recently in The Square with UCOL, Massey, Te Wananga o Aotearoa and IPU New Zealand all participating. About 50 people attended the event, which resulted in a tie for first between Massey and IPU New Zealand. 
IPU New Zealand’s Spring Festival Makes the Front Page

IPU New Zealand’s Spring Festival Makes the Front Page

A beautiful spring day and blooming cherry blossoms made for a perfect International Spring Festival at Palmerston North's IPU New Zealand. The busiest thus far, the festival attracted 7250 people and made the front page of the Manawatu Standard and Stuff.co.nz.
Ambassador from Mexico visits IPU New Zealand

Ambassador from Mexico visits IPU New Zealand

A chance meeting in Wellington between His Excellency José Gerardo Traslosheros, Ambassador of Mexico to New Zealand and President Professor Wayne Edwards of IPU New Zealand led to an invitation for the Ambassador to visit the Institute
IPU New Zealand Holds Country’s Biggest Manga Collection

IPU New Zealand Holds Country’s Biggest Manga Collection

Obsessive manga fans dress up as the characters, decorate their cars and get tattoos inspired by the Japanese comic books, and the cult has a new foothold in Palmerston North at IPU New Zealand. The institute’s library has just received its largest shipment of manga, boosting its collection to approximately 1400 titles, thought to be New Zealand's largest public collection.
New Zealand Students Go Japanese

New Zealand Students Go Japanese

Close to 300 students from all over the North Island attended an event run by IPU New Zealand aimed at keeping the Japanese language alive.
IPU New Zealand Students Share Language Skills

IPU New Zealand Students Share Language Skills

A new initiative by IPU New Zealand has students helping Palmerston North City Council staff learn new languages with the aim of breaking down cultural barriers.
IPU Graduate International Broadcaster

IPU Graduate International Broadcaster

IPU New Zealand graduates go on to do some amazing things. Olivia Mazuki now works for CNN in Indonesia as a TV anchor, and she credits IPU with shaping the person she is today.
IPU Students Help Out Emergency Services

IPU Students Help Out Emergency Services

Four fire trucks, three ambulances, police vehicles, and a helicopter converge on an accident scene. 40 students from IPU are struggling out of a bus that has been upended in a ditch… Fortunately, it’s a drill and the students are playing an important part in a simulated multi-agency exercise.
IPU Supports Relay for Life

IPU Supports Relay for Life

IPU New Zealand is happy to announce its participation once again in the Manawatu Relay for Life. The Cancer Society’s Relay For Life is an inspiring community event that gives everyone a chance to celebrate cancer survivors and carers; remember loved ones lost to cancer; and fight back by raising awareness and funds to support the work of the Cancer Society.
IPU New Zealand lecturer launches book to aid community

IPU New Zealand lecturer launches book to aid community

A lecturer from IPU New Zealand is co-launching a book that will significantly help the community of Palmerston North.
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