The irrigation system is regulated by  computer

Hands-on learning approach effective for agriculture training

Piseth  Chiep from the  Ministry of Rural Development in Cambodia reports on the ELTO visit to Taratahi Training Centre in the Wairarapa.
Uyanga Gelenkhuu makes a speech  at the tree planting ceremony

ELTO 33 plants tree for future

A New Zealand native Kowhai tree was planted on Victoria University’s campus on 5 December 2011 to mark the completion of a successful ELTO course and to symbolise hope for the future. One...
Four Rivers Resort Ta Tai, Cambodia

Ecotourism in Ta Tai, Cambodia

Ecotourism is the practice of travelling to natural areas or places that conserve the environment and improve the well-being of local people. Chheang You from Cambodia introduces the Ta Tai Resort in...
Kolbotra with the snake starfish – poisonous but not frightening

ELTOs experience the beautiful Wellington region

Kolbotra Chhi From Cambodia reports on one day of a three day fieldtrip exploring the beautiful Wellington region. In October 2011 I had been staying and studying in Wellington for five weeks...
Perfect for a relaxing swim after sightseeing

Yeak Laom Volcanic Lake

Prumny Say from Cambodia reports on a new tourist attraction in his country.                    ...
Phanith scores a shot of the All Blacks Owen and Ben Franks

Rugby World Cup fever among ELTOs

Hnin Nu Phyu from Myanmar congratulates the All Blacks. Last Thursday, our ELTO students were very excited to see the All Blacks’ victory parade. When they won against France, on Sunday 24 October...
Hon Mr Murray McCully Minister of Foreign Affairs with ELTSO officials

Senior officials appreciate NZ study opportunity

In July 2011, 14 senior government officials arrived in New Zealand from Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, to study at Victoria University on the ELTSO (English Language Training for Officials), funded by...

Victoria University Vice-Chancellors attend ELTO Alumni event in Hanoi

Victoria University of Wellington (VUW) alumni and friends enjoyed a simple yet meaningful reception at the Ambassador’s Residence on 29 September. On this occasion, VUW Vice-Chancellor Professor Pat...

NZ Ambassador meets ELTO in Laos

HE Bede Corry, NZ Ambassador to Thailand and Lao PDR hosted the first ever Lao ELTO and NZDS alumni celebration on May 16th at the Mercure Hotel in Vientiane. The evening opened with a performance of a...
Ready for serious study in the classroom at NMIT.

Current group of ELTO officials to study “security”

With a theme of “governance and security” the latest arrivals on the ELTO programme are expected to be easy to look after. “We have officials from Police, Immigration, Customs and Defence,  as...