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Colleges to slash spending

Financially strapped secondary schools are cutting back on classroom activities, dropping field trips, and ditching science experiments.





Meet the new Greens co-leader

The Wellington-based MP, who has only been in Parliament for seven months, was confirmed as the successor to Russel Norman at the party's AGM this afternoon.

Life & Style

Wendyl Nissen: Gobbling down the bacteria

For my 50th birthday a few years ago I gave myself the gift of weight loss. By the time I shared a celebratory glass or five of bubbles with my girlfriends I had dropped…






Good but points go begging

What might have been. This was an almost perfect start to the Under-20 World Cup but the 'almost' might yet come back to haunt New Zealand at this tournament.


Rugby: World eye on concussion

The World Cup will present coaching teams with the ultimate test of their repeated assertions they are committed to protecting and supporting players with concussion…

First Take: Naholo makes it look so easy

Highlanders 36 Chiefs 9 It wasn't as misty as the fog final in 2006 but there was a special southern tinge about conditions as Super rugby went on the road to Invercargill. All…

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