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  1. My Journey as a Double Graduate | Robyn Welsh
    I still clearly remember the day in August 2016 when an advertisement popped up on my Facebook page for a short course “Writing Fiction for Beginners” with tutor Tina Shaw.  It changed my writing life …
  2. Celebrating Our Graduates!
    Genevieve Sage, Auckland Joyce Fung, Auckland Janice Bayliss, Waimate Kathryn Askew, Tauranga Veena Soma-Barron, Auckland Hannah Olsen, Waihi Jessica Callander, Hamilton Roslyn Gardiner, Hamilton Andr …
  3. Celebrating Our Graduates!
    Stephanie MacDonald, Invercargill Hannah Foley, Auckland Naomi Corr, Tauranga Cassie Yao, Christchurch Alice Verheijden, Auckland Marisa Gundermann-Lunai, Nelson Mandy Mitchell, Blenheim Domenico Mayo …
  4. Looking Back | Tina Shaw
    My tutoring journey with NZIBS began in 2005 when I’d got back to Auckland after holding a writer’s residency at Waikato University and then-Principal Brian Morris asked if I would tutor for him. And …
  5. Age is just a number | Sharon Dickens
    I am 63 years of age, live in Ashburton and left school with no qualifications at the age of 15. I started work at the local hospital in the kitchen and worked my way into running the cafe, this is th …