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Moves to protect student apps
Moves to protect student apps

An Auckland school is seeking legal advice on how to best protect the intellectual property of students who are designing…

Cracking the code

On a rainy lunchtime at West Auckland's Marina View School students hold their breath as a robot enters the shade beneath…

Mary Holm: Loans can threaten family harmony

Our son will be studying in Australia for the next few years and will need to borrow money from us for fees, living expenses…

Grammar leadership in shake-up plan

A management shake-up at one of the country's most conservative state schools is being considered.

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Raw: The creeping lava of Hawaii video Raw: The creeping lava of Hawaii

Hawaii authorities told residents near an active lava…

Fire at Avondale Islamic Centre video Fire at Avondale Islamic Centre

A fire at a mosque early this morning is under investigation. The…

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Follow Brits, say techies
Follow Brits, say techies

Moves by the UK Government to include programming as a core subject for children aged 5 and over is what New Zealand needs…

Editorial: Govt opts for caution and stability
Editorial: Govt opts for caution and stability

The most notable item in the Government's third term agenda outlined to Parliament yesterday is an intention to hold "job…

Kiwi kids code robots
video Kiwi kids code robots

Students at West Auckland’s Marina View School – some as young as 7 – are learning to code using robots. Students programme…

Loving Auckland's student life
Loving Auckland's student life

We continue our series showcasing the best Auckland has to offer. Today we ask two students from varied backgrounds about…

Education

App-maker and video agency win uni kudos
App-maker and video agency win uni kudos

Technology companies helping bring content to life reigned supreme at the University of Auckland Business…

Grace's big fat pumpkin challenge

The biggest pumpkin Grace Lusty has grown weighed in at a whopping 96kg.

Volunteers open up world of literature

Students at One Tree Hill College who need help in reading soon find themselves buddied up with doctors, lawyers, business…

Investment pays off for students

Understanding how to manage money is being taught as part of school subjects including social studies and maths.

Truck driver's son new head of King's
Truck driver's son new head of King's

One of the country's oldest private schools has for the first time chosen a headmaster from the state…

Liam Dann: IT skills must be taught alongside 3 Rs

The past year has seen a big increase in cases of corporate fraud, according to a well-placed industry source working in…

Malala will not be a 'cuddly caricature'

There is something irritatingly smug and condescending about some of the coverage of "the bravest girl in the world," writes…

Author's collection going free to good homes

A best-selling author is giving away the hefty book collection that lines every wall of his beachfront Auckland home.

Bennett's teacher pays her a visit

The path to the top can begin in unusual places. For Paula Bennett, it was performing as Rizzo in a high school production…

Peter Lyons: When rock stars run out of puff
Peter Lyons: When rock stars run out of puff

NZ has a "rock star economy" and surveys reveal high levels of business confidence, but what could make…

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Primary Education

Kids struggling to speak
Kids struggling to speak

Fewer children starting school can speak in sentences, prompting an investigation by education chiefs.

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National

Bizarre police chase
Bizarre police chase

A driver speeding at 150km/h dropped a hitch-hiker off on the side of the road before continuing to flee police until his…

Kiwis love sweet treats the most
Road toll stands at two
'Devastating' fire guts Cornwall Park cafe
NZ top spot to raise tots
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