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List of shoddy schools kept secret
List of shoddy schools kept secret

A list of the country's most leaky and mouldy schools is being kept secret by the Government so Crown ministers don't feel…

Oxana's world-beating golden touch

She aced her level 3 NCEA exams at only Year 12 and now a bright spark Auckland student has scooped gold in an international…

South Island Maori close to charter school deal

Wealthy US businessman plans to lean on friends, including Microsoft founder, to raise up to $15 million for a new charter…

Olympian joins race to save school pools from closure

World champion silver medallist and double Olympian Lauren Boyle is supporting a campaign to save 130 of New Zealand's school…

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All Blacks RWC visit 'It's mind blowing' video All Blacks RWC visit 'It's mind blowing'

All Blacks mingle with everyday Kiwis nationwide before…

Christchurch earthquake remembered (Part one) video Christchurch earthquake remembered (Part one)

In this first installment of a two part series, nzherald.co.nz…

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Scholarship to research effects of earthquakes
Scholarship to research effects of earthquakes

The University of Canterbury is offering scholarships to help inspire research into the effects of the devastating 2010…

Engineers get first look at new digs
Engineers get first look at new digs

Auckland University today released an image of its planned $281.9 million engineering faculty building.

Student stood down for upskirt photo
Student stood down for upskirt photo

The Year 11 pupil at Francis Douglas Memorial College used his cell phone to take a picture up the skirt of his female teacher…

Grammar teacher admits $67K fraud
Grammar teacher admits $67K fraud

Teacher from top Auckland school pleads guilty to using colleagues' personal details for swindle.

Education

Warning: Pupil poaching will rise
Warning: Pupil poaching will rise

Demographic changes could see central Auckland schools pull in more students from areas already losing…

Uni's $2b upgrade hits halfway mark

Auckland University's $2 billion two-decade upgrade is halfway as it narrows its focus from five to three campus sites and…

Ex-principal pleads guilty to sex charges

A former principal of Kaikohe Christian College has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing two boys more than 40 years ago.

Education union seeks action over pay

The country's largest education union says it too will take legal action over gender discrimination in the workforce.

A fundraiser all parents would get behind
A fundraiser all parents would get behind

A school in the US sent home an "Alternative Fundraiser" notification, where, in lieu of traditional…

Labour MPs were warned off fundraiser

Labour's associate education spokesman attended a charter school fundraiser - despite his party being bitterly opposed to…

Grammar zone squeeze

Auckland's two most exclusive state schools have looming roll dilemmas due to a property boom predicted to surge student…

Lecturer juggles work and passion

A lecturer who's a self-confessed circus aficionado has more than a few tricks up his sleeve when it comes to keeping students…

School hires guards to deter riff-raff

An Auckland school has hired two security guards to ward off undesirables during school hours.

'Earthquake baby' heads to school
'Earthquake baby' heads to school

Dianthe Barnard was born as the earth rolled and shook on 4 Sept 2010, but the girl's first day of school…

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Primary Education

Angry 5-yr-olds kick and bite teachers
Angry 5-yr-olds kick and bite teachers

Lack of support for special- and high-needs pupils was cited as the single biggest concern of 35 per cent of 104 principals…

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