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Don’t forget to download the Mai App for a chance to win tickets to SoulFest!

Don’t forget to download the Mai App for a chance to win tickets to SoulFest!

  Just a reminder to all you Hip Hop & RNB fans to head to MaiFM’s webpage for more info on how easy it is to enter to win.  The Mai street team will be out hooking everyone up with more chances each Friday too so listen out.  A double pass to Soulfest from Regent Training Centre for you and a mate, and gears from Cheapskates!  Here is a taste of who you will get to see!  
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Possible Choices for a New NZ flag

Possible Choices for a New NZ flag

So, the Flag Consideration Panel has released the 40 new designs available for an NZ flag, should Kiwi’s decide that a new flag is wanted.  No surprises really, that many, if not most, have the silver fern included, only one contains a stylized Union Jack from our current flag  However, does that make us look like we all play rugby or netball for New Zealand?  Surprisingly a number of the designs chosen were created by the same people, and were just different colour variati...
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Don't forget to listen to MaiFM for your chance to win tickets to Soulfest!

Don't forget to listen to MaiFM for your chance to win tickets to Soulfest!

Just a reminder to all you Hip Hop and RnB fans to listen in to MaiFM for info on how to win tickets to the first ever Soulfest concert in Auckland on Labour Day 2015 (26th October)!  Or just head over to the MaiFM website where you can find the details on how to enter online.   Thanks to Regent Training Centre there is a double pass up for grabs and thanks to Cheapskates there is store voucher as well for the luck winner! Don’t forget that you need to be in it to win it! ...
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Trade Connect – finding jobs and the right people for those jobs

Trade Connect – finding jobs and the right people for those jobs

Trade Connect is a new company built up from the long and successful apprenticeship and mentoring department of Regent Training Centre.  You may have seen the cars around Northland and Auckland (they are hard to miss!) or you could be one of the hundreds of apprentices that our team have mentored or placed into an apprenticeship over the past 13 years or so.   However, even though we are now two separate companies, there are still those major benefits to be had for Regent Trainin...
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Win tickets to Soulfest with Regent Training Centre!

Win tickets to Soulfest with Regent Training Centre!

On behalf of Regent Training Centre, MaiFM is hooking up one lucky winner with double pass to go to Soulfest this October 26th (Labour Day) in Auckland.  Cheapskates is also giving the winner a store voucher so that you can turn up to the gig in all the latest gear.     This is your chance to be at the first ever annual Neo-Soul, Jazz, Hip Hop and RnB festival to be held in NZ for free!  Miguel, Mary J Blige, De La Soul, Eric Benet, Ms Lauryn Hill, Maxwell and D’...
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Education – what is the big deal?

Education – what is the big deal?

We hear all the time that education is important, but why?  Often it can be hard whilst sitting in class learning fractions or trigonometry for us to understand how this is important to me?  And when I am really going to use this?  So we asked our students here at Regent Training Centre, why are they here studying?  And how do they think it will benefit them?  Here is the list of the top 10 reasons:  1.       You can get a better job ...
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Meet one of our Hospitality Tutors – Izzy

Meet one of our Hospitality Tutors – Izzy

Isedora, or Izzy as she prefers to be known, is Regent Training Centre’s Hospitality / Travel and Tourism / Customer Services Tutor based in New Lynn.  Not that you would know it from Izzy’s accent, but she was actually born in Namibia and lived in South Africa before settling at a young age in New Zealand.  It was perhaps the time spent travelling as a child that has instilled a passion for adventure and travel in Izzy as an adult.    At school Izzy describes h...
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Semester 2 has begun at Regent Training Centre!

Semester 2 has begun at Regent Training Centre!

Well, we at Regent Training Centre are officially over halfway through the academic year – only 2 of 4 terms are left in 2015!  However becuase Regent Training Centre has what we call rolling starts i.e. you can start any week you want to, it means that you still have the opportunity to start on any of our programmes in 2015.  With some of the courses with NCEA you may even have enough time to complete this year.  Perhaps you are feeling that you are currently sitting arou...
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Semester 2 at Regent Training Centre starts Monday!

Semester 2 at Regent Training Centre starts Monday!

Monday the 20th of July is the start of semester 2 at Regent Training Centre, and it means that the academic year is already half over!  However, because Regent Training Centre offers any time start programmes, it means that you can still enrol and start on a qualification in 2015.  In some cases it means that you can even start, finish AND gain a qualification in 2015!  And remember that Regent Training Centre is funded by the Government, so that means we can offer you these p...
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Mid-Winter Christmas Lunch at Regent Training Centre

Mid-Winter Christmas Lunch at Regent Training Centre

On Friday, staff at Regent Training Centre’s Whangarei campuses were treated to a delicious lunch, all put together and prepared by this year’s Hospitality students.  There was so much food – ham, turkey, roast beef, roast lamb, seafood, all types of vegetables, and a huge amount of desserts such as Pavlova and chocolate Mousse.  All the food was prepared so well and presented in such a professional manner, it is easy to see why our Hospitality students go on to mak...
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  • Kia kaha

  • Manaakitanga to all

    “No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background or his religion.  People learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to lo...
  • Come visit us at Whānau at the Falls Community Day!

    RTC is happy to support and be in attendance at the Whānau at the Falls Community Day on Saturday, 16 March.  The event is scheduled to run from 12pm to 4pm that day. The kaupapa of the day, as...
  • RTC's new karakia

    Staff and students at RTC have worked together to come up with a new RTC karakia for our campuses to share to open our day and to close our day, every day: Kia whakapapa pounamu te moana Hei huara...
  • Client feedback for Regent Training Centre

    At Regent Training Centre we like to receive your feedback.  What follows below is a letter from one of Training for Work clients, who because of his effort and Regent Training Centre is now...
  • Possible Choices for a New NZ flag

    So, the Flag Consideration Panel has released the 40 new designs available for an NZ flag, should Kiwi’s decide that a new flag is wanted.  No surprises really, that many, if not most, have...
  • Christmas Wishes From Everyone at Regent Training Centre

    Meri Kirihimete! Merry Christmas! Sretan Bozic! Shub Naya Baras! Feliz Navidad! Fröhliche Weihnachten! La Maunia Le Kilisimasi Ma Le Tausaga Fou! Milad Majid! Sheng Dan Kuai Le!
  • NCEA results not what you hoped for? What now?

    The National Educational Achievement Certificate (NCEA) results have now been made known across New Zealand.  For many the results are not as good as they would have hoped for, and they have n...