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Why university boss went undercover
Why university boss went undercover

The newly appointed vice-chancellor at Canterbury's Lincoln University says he wanted to find out more about the tertiary…

Bryan Gould: Fund tertiary education locally to compete globally

The case for sparing the taxpayer the cost of tertiary education by applying a "user pays" principle looks pretty shaky…

Raybon Kan: TPP - what could go wrong?

Free study far easier to boast about than secretive trade deal that prioritises multinationals.

Uni staff duped by undercover boss

Academics at Lincoln University livid after unwittingly taking part in an interview with their future boss.

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Liquor store incident: woman taken to hospital video Liquor store incident: woman taken to hospital

A woman in her 60s is recovering in hospital after…

UK healthcare deal for Kiwis axed video UK healthcare deal for Kiwis axed

Prime Minister John Key has hit out at new legislation…

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Editorial: An expensive fix which has little purpose
Editorial: An expensive fix which has little purpose

Free tertiary education is a daring reversal of the thrust of educational and economic policy of the past 30 years.

More tertiary providers under investigation by SFO
More tertiary providers under investigation by SFO

At least three more tertiary providers are under investigation by the Serious Fraud Office.

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…

Kids flock to summer reading dare
Kids flock to summer reading dare

A summer reading programme run by Auckland Libraries has helped more than 12,000 children keep on top of their reading over…

Education

Sales pitch for education policy begins
Sales pitch for education policy begins

Labour leader Andrew Little says any unfairness in Labour's scheme for three years of free tertiary…

Help your child prep for a new school

Feel-good soap can't fix back-to-school challenges, so it's up to us now, writes Deborah Hill Cone.

Labour's policy will take from poor: Joyce

Tertiary Education Minister Steven Joyce says Labour's new no-fees policy will take from the poor to give to those studying…

Nerves and cheer as year begins

As students pack their bags and check their uniform fits, Kirsty Johnston speaks to several about their year ahead.

Labour free study plan worries unis
Labour free study plan worries unis

Three years' education would cost $1.2 billion from 2025 but universities fear it would worsen under-funding…

video Back to school with Anirudh Bhatnagar

Anirudh Bhatnagar is looking forward to his last year of high school at Mt Roskill Grammar.

video Back-to-school: 5-year-old Kiara Hillman at Cannons Creek School in Porirua

NZ Herald talks to 5-year-old Kiara Hillman who is back to Cannons Creek School in Porirua.

video Back to school: Starting Year 9 at Westlake Girls High

NZ Herald talks to Rebekah Bradfield who is starting Year 9 at Westlake Girls High.

'Three years of free tertiary education'

Labour has announced a multi-billion dollar plan to provide every New Zealander with three years of free tertiary education…

Remote schools get broadband
Remote schools get broadband

Three of the Bay's most remote schools are part of 49 country schools now connected to faster broadband…

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

6-year-old identical triplets Olivia, Charlotte and Haylee have been excitedly counting down the days leading to their return…

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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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