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20 Apr, 2017 3:40pm
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Andrew Laxon

News Editor, NZ Herald

  • 19 Apr, 2017 5:00am
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NZQA says qualifications at a big school for international students may not be valid.
  • 3 Mar, 2017 6:03am
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Rising numbers of international students forced the Government to clamp down on immigration last year.
  • 8 Dec, 2016 5:00am
COMMENT: This week's series on widespread cheating and fraud at schools has prompted many readers to contact the Herald. Here are some of their stories.
  • 7 Dec, 2016 6:27am
International students are manipulating the immigration system to get visas and may be pushing Kiwis out of low-paid jobs, say reports to the Government.
  • 7 Dec, 2016 5:00am
Immigrants are using bakery jobs just to get residency, then leaving the profession, claims a union boss.
  • 6 Dec, 2016 5:00am
Employers are exploiting international students, who put up with illegal wages and working conditions so they can get a visa and stay in New Zealand.
  • 6 Dec, 2016 5:00am
A female Indian student who has tried to immigrate honestly to NZ tells how she was propositioned and asked to pay for jobs to get her visa.
  • 6 Dec, 2016 5:00am
One of NZ's biggest schools for international students has been given a no confidence rating after an inspection found "widespread evidence of systemic plagiarism".
  • 5 Dec, 2016 8:54am
An experienced New Zealand teacher has opened up about international education, calling it "a scam".
  • 5 Dec, 2016 5:00am
Schools with thousands of international students have been warned after officials fear they showed similar problems to a college shut down after a cheating scandal.
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A couple who have been struggling to afford a house for two years find their dream home in west Auckland.
  • 25 Sep, 2016 8:29pm
Auckland's runaway house prices have made an average home in the city more expensive than Sydney.