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Grace's big fat pumpkin challenge
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

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

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Cold case: Pair killed at home video Cold case: Pair killed at home

Police believe a mother and her young daughter were…

Key: First home advice- buy an apartment video Key: First home advice- buy an apartment

First home buyers in Auckland might have to consider…

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Liam Dann: IT skills must be taught alongside 3 Rs
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'
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
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
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…

Education

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…

Bob Jones: Poseurs take us all for suckers

In the 1950s a Wellington student, later to become an accounting profession stalwart, paid his way through university via…

Sliding status won't put employers off

Kiwi employers working through a pile of CVs are unlikely to care how applicants' place of study compares on international…

Verity Johnson: University should be stretching our minds, not pockets

Ialways thought university would be a lusty, vibrant and vivid world. It would be full of passionate debate, prompted by…

Schools to get new drug advice
Schools to get new drug advice

Education programmes in schools seldom lead to reduced use of alcohol and drugs by students.

Literacy help in schools under fire

Serious problems with one of the main services for thousands of children who are struggling to read have been highlighted…

Student fees will have to rise

Tertiary students should be charged much more if the Government is unwilling to invest enough to keep universities competitive…

Student's app may be a lifesaver

University of Auckland business student Laurelin Okan is developing monitoring technology to help save the lives of people…

SFO alerted to irregularities at tertiary institute

The Serious Fraud Office has been alerted after an investigation uncovered irregularities at a Whakatane tertiary institute…

School principal elected president of NZEI Te Riu Roa
School principal elected president of NZEI Te Riu Roa

A school principal from Wellington has been elected as the New Zealand Educational Institute Te Riu…

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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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