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Ministerial job high on new Act MP's wishlist
Ministerial job high on new Act MP's wishlist

Act's sole MP David Seymour will meet John Key at Parliament today with a wishlist for a confidence and supply agreement…

Turtle-bot heads into battle

New Zealand university students are about to battle international competition to decide who has built and programmed the…

Board sacks principal

Kawakawa Primary School principal Peter Witana has been dismissed after an investigation raised financial management questions…

'Rugby-mad' pupils meet Fox

A group of Auckland primary pupils had a kick around with an All Blacks legend at Eden Park yesterday.

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All Blacks kicking for Puma fans video All Blacks kicking for Puma fans

All Blacks Colin Slade, TJ Perenara and Beauden Barrett…

All Blacks getting ready for Pumas video All Blacks getting ready for Pumas

Kieran Read speaks to the media after the All Blacks…

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Hundertwasser makes an entrance
Hundertwasser makes an entrance

The roof of a school's library entrance will be only the second public structure designed by Friedensreich Hundertwasser…

School looks to gain from new complex
School looks to gain from new complex

A new $17 million health and fitness centre at private Epsom girls' school St Cuthbert's College opens today.

New poll to gauge student success
New poll to gauge student success

New Zealand students' "hope, engagement and wellbeing" is being measured by a company known for running staff engagement…

Louise McNally: Kids who get into politics now, vote later
Louise McNally: Kids who get into politics now, vote later

According to the University of Victoria, more than half of New Zealanders aged between 18 and 30 did not vote in the last…

Education

Campaign takes leaders to schools
Campaign takes leaders to schools

David Cunliffe faced a lecture theatre full of students at Waikato University and had smoko with workers…

$10m focus on engineers

The National Party wants to double the number of people studying engineering at university in a bid to get more graduates…

Grammar crackdown on cleavage

Even teachers have to meet the dress standard under the ‘Grammar way’.

School's hair rule may be challenged

A near-unanimous vote has parents at St John's College supporting the school's "new hair rule" following the Lucan Battison…

Judge rises from humble beginnings to top of nation's legal system
Judge rises from humble beginnings to top of nation's legal system

As the judge in the Oscar Pistorius trial was training to qualify, she changed her name from Matilda…

Fresh directions for NZ's oldest school

A major milestone for the country's oldest school will see some of its famous alumni meet up - and some keen discussion…

Union urges scrutiny of scholarships

A scheme in which millions of taxpayer dollars are spent on sending students to private schools needs to be assessed to…

Pot risk for teens revealed

Teen cannabis smokers are 60 per cent more likely to drop out of high school than their non-smoking peers, and are more…

Parata defends charter schools

Three out of five charter schools are failing to meet minimum enrolment targets, but the Education Minister says there was…

Peter Calder: Clocking in for sense of purpose
Peter Calder: Clocking in for sense of purpose

Keith Shelley gets to work early. Really early. The gates don't open until 7.30, but he's outside by…

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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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