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Students say uni's porn ban 'draconian'
Students say uni's porn ban 'draconian'

The University of Otago's ban on pornography in residential colleges is being slammed as an attack on student freedom.

Secrets of oldest, youngest graduates

More than half a century lies between them, but the youngest and oldest students graduating from the University of Auckland…

The great school zone shift

Thousands of students are travelling long distances across Auckland to avoid their local schools - and there's concern about…

Every day a chance for young poets

Being young can often mean a lot of people will disregard what you have to say.

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Hong Kong protests from the sky video Hong Kong protests from the sky

Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong set a Wednesday…

Labour leadership: 'Keep it seemly' video Labour leadership: 'Keep it seemly'

Labour is likely to head into its leadership contest…

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'Depression made me a better parent'
'Depression made me a better parent'

His own experience has taught him the importance of simply being available for his kids and willing to listen.

All the world's a school. Literally
All the world's a school. Literally

If it’s September, this must be New Zealand... Andrew Laxon catches up with the students and Kiwi founder of an international…

'Teach kids resilience' - Kirwan
'Teach kids resilience' - Kirwan

Sir John Kirwan's new push: “We teach them maths, English, science, but we don’t actually teach them resilience. I think…

Kirwan's new book: Exclusive extract
Kirwan's new book: Exclusive extract

An exclusive extract from Stand by Me by Sir John Kirwan, his guide for helping parents and teens around mental health.

Education

Teacher struck off over group sex event
Teacher struck off over group sex event

A teacher who chatted online about sexually violating a schoolgirl and bringing her to a group sex session…

Blog: Physical discipline is violence

A UNICEF report clearly states that violence in all its forms can rob children's dignity, diminish their self-worth, and…

School absenteeism in Auckland horrifies police

More than 300 high school students were absent across three schools during a random check - and police are concerned truants…

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
Turtle-bot heads into battle

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

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.

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

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…

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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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