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Grammar quits education project

One of the country's leading schools has pulled out of a controversial new education reform, leaving its partner schools in the lurch and displeasing Hekia Parata.

Key warning on boat people

A boat of asylum seekers had a credible chance of reaching NZ - but the Government will not say what options were being considered if that had happened.





Peters yet to act on promises

More than two months after the Northland byelection the electorate's new MP Winston Peters is yet to make any approaches…

Govt hopes for tailwind

Businesses as well as the Government are hoping for a spinoff from a high profile at the World Transport Forum in Germany.

Appeal of social bonds marred

In Britain, much is expected of social impact bonds. Advocates claim they could revolutionise public finances and be a catalyst for innovation, all while delivering…

Life & Style

Abortion doctor a phone call away

Women seeking an abortion are being offered easier access to the procedure with a free, national telephone consultation service that started this week.






Football: USA stick four past NZ

New Zealand's future at the Under-20 World Cup hangs in the balance, after a resounding 4-0 defeat at the hands of the United States last night. An occasion that promised…


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