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Studyit - Your one stop site for achieving in NCEA maths, science, and English, including a forum where you can ask questions and discuss topics with other students and teachers.

NCEA Subject Resources - the NZQA website has assessment reports, schedules and exam papers that can help you with your studies

SparkNotes - SparkNotes is a cool website with heaps of clear, helpful resources to help you understand books, write essays and study for tests.


Careers New Zealand - heaps of helpful info and advice on career planning, job hunting and a jobs database

Seek - search for jobs, save favourite searches, and find advice on how to create a CV

Careerjet - Careerjet is an employment search engine with thousands of jobs both in New Zealand and abroad - a service to help you find the best options for education, training or work-based learning

University of Waikato - Waikato uni is close to home and offers heaps of great world-class degrees.

Wintec - Wintec offer degrees in business, nursing, midwifery, media, arts, information technology and sport studies.

Get Ahead - interested in a career in farming or agriculture? Check out the Get Ahead website for more details and opportunities for a head start in the industry

We also have a range of books useful for job hunting, personal development and career development - just ask a librarian for assistance


Driving tests - Free New Zealand road code quizzes to help you brush up before your theory or driving tests

Youthline - support services and advice for youth. You can also phone Youthline free on 0800 376 633

Family Planning New Zealand - information on life, sex and relationships from Family Planning New Zealand

The Lowdown - helping young kiwis understand and deal with depression. It's a fun interactive site to use.


Stuff National news, world news, sport, technology, entertainment and business news from Fairfax Media

New Zealand Herald - Latest breaking news articles, photos, video, blogs, reviews, analysis, opinion and reader comment from New Zealand and around the World

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