Kōrero: Southland region

Zero fees

Zero fees

To attract non-Southlanders, the Southern Institute of Technology in Invercargill has operated a zero-fees regime since 2001. This came under pressure in 2008 when the Tertiary Education Commission cut 1,300 students and $6.2 million from the budget. Here the Minister of Education, Pete Hodgson, is visiting Invercargill, but he did not revoke the cuts.

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Southland Times
Reference: 117303
Photograph by Barry J. Harcourt

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David Grant, 'Southland region - Government, education and health', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/20131/zero-fees (accessed 20 January 2020)

He kōrero nā David Grant, updated 25 May 2015