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We are the majority union representing staff at Ara Institute of Canterbury. Our primary focus is to negotiate progressive collective agreements for academic staff.

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Media Release of Ara Academic Staff of Canterbury

Public statements made by Te Pūkenga’s CEO to RNZ’s Nine to Noon programme (31-03-2023) Ara Academic Staff of Canterbury (AASC) represents some of the staff and tutors working at the Ara campus of Te Pūkenga.  AASC’s members are very concerned about comments made by Te Pūkenga’s CEO (Peter ...

AASC Newsletter October 2022

Kia ora AASC members, There is a lot happening at the moment and I know you are being bombarded with emails and information. have tried to keep this focussed and brief. As always, if you would like more information, don’t hesitate to contact me. Current work in progress/updates CEA/Te Pūkenga. This ...

AASC’s new investment strategy

At the 2022 AGM, the Treasurer stated in his report that as a result of declining interest rates producing poor returns for our investments, and on recommendation of the Auditor, “the AASC executive will consult with an independent financial advisor to see if there is a better investment ...

Notice of change in AASC fees

As a result of the recent motions passed at the AGM on 3/8/22, the following fee structures for AASC membership will come into effect from 6 September 2022: Fulltime staff will pay an Annual Fee of $364 that will be deducted from your wages at a rate of $14 per fortnight. Part-time and casual staff ...

AGM 2022 Minutes

AASC AGM 2022 MinutesMemorandum of Understanding AASC Life Policy...

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