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Adult education funding cuts protest, 2009

Adult education funding cuts protest, 2009

In 2009 the government announced that funding of adult education evening and weekend classes would be considerably reduced. Auckland woman Chris Barry and other members of the Jobseekers Network took part in a protest against this decision. However, the funding cuts proceeded. 

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Adult education - Challenging times, 1980s to 2010s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 June 2024)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 20 Jun 2012