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Lunchtime treat at Mt Roskill school
Lunchtime treat at Mt Roskill school

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

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

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

Bums on seats not good enough

This time last week, Labour leader Andrew Little announced in his state of the nation speech that come the glorious day…

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Rocketing fans let passion fly high video Rocketing fans let passion fly high

One of New Zealand's biggest rockets was launched…

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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
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?
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
Uni staff duped by undercover boss

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

Education

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…

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

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

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

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

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
Back to school with Anirudh Bhatnagar

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

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Primary Education

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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