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'I try to not look too far into the future'
'I try to not look too far into the future'

After beating cancer Jake Bailey doesn't want to let what he's been through define him: "For me, this is just an opportunity…

Moody's gives NZ big tick

Moody's Investors Service is comfortable with its Aaa credit rating on New Zealand with a stable outlook, as it anticipates…

Jake Bailey: Nurse convinced me to give 'that' speech

WATCH: The Christchurch Boys High School senior has vowed to use his experiences in beating cancer to help other young people…

Teen Maori cupid stealing hearts online

A near-naked, teenage Maori cupid from an Auckland high school is stealing hearts online, after a group of students posted…

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Firefighters battle large blaze in South Taranaki video Firefighters battle large blaze in South Taranaki

Firefighters are battling a blaze at a large building…

Jake Bailey on his cancer fight video Jake Bailey on his cancer fight

Jake Bailey has vowed to use his experiences in beating…

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Poverty causing kids to fall behind
Poverty causing kids to fall behind

A new report has given New Zealand one of the worst rankings in the developed world.

Jake Bailey: The headline I didn't want
Jake Bailey: The headline I didn't want

EXCLUSIVE: Inspirational teen tells Mike Hosking he's taking it one day at a time since beating cancer.

Darryn Melrose: Indian students of huge value to NZ
Darryn Melrose: Indian students of huge value to NZ

There is plenty of evidence that not only shows the value Indian students place on receiving a NZ education, but also the…

Chinese buy New Zealand's oldest castle
Chinese buy New Zealand's oldest castle

Chinese interests have bought their very own "castle" on a chunk of the Waitaki Valley, and have big plans.

Education

video Pupil makes passion for maths count
Pupil makes passion for maths count

Like many kids, George Han once dreamed of being a fireman. But he dropped the idea when he discovered…

Pupil makes passion for maths count

George's passion has seen him win one of nine Premier Awards in the 2015 scholarship exams.

NZ's top school scholars announced

NZQA released New Zealand Scholarship results for 2015 this morning.

Teacher in second sexual relationship

A Dunedin high school teacher only admitted having a sexual relationship with a pupil after images circulated showing her…

Special needs education: Lack of support
Special needs education: Lack of support

An education union is calling for support after a survey found only 1 in 10 special needs co-ordinators…

Editorial: Homework should not be a chore

Herald on Sunday has found primary school children do only 15 minutes a night on average and the experts seem happy with…

Teacher resigns over sex with pupil

Her resignation from King's High School in Dunedin follows rumours nude photos of her were being shared by pupils on social…

Lunchtime treat at Mt Roskill school

Healthy scroggin and fruit pottles are replacing chips as lunch for some Mt Roskill schoolchildren.

Rodney Hide: Nothing beats an honest bribe

If I was a greedy, grasping, socialist, I would be totally underwhelmed by Labour leader Andrew Little promising free "post-school"…

Ditch homework for playtime
Ditch homework for playtime

School is back and the homework battle is about to begin.

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Primary Education

Three's a crowd on holiday
Three's a crowd on holiday

For the past 6 months the Kelly triplets have been excitedly counting down the days leading to their return to Milton Primary…

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EC2

Uniform dilemma
Uniform dilemma

With the beginning of the school year just weeks away the cost and quality of school uniforms will be a hot topic with parents…

University in 2016?
Preparing students for the real world
Shopping for scholarships
Failure made me a better leader
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