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Paul Thomas: Schoolboy cruelty cycle rolls on
Paul Thomas: Schoolboy cruelty cycle rolls on

I have a confession to make: I was a teenage hazer. As a boarder at King's College sometime last century, I hazed. But…

Stuart McCutcheon: Higher education must come at a price

I was very surprised to be castigated by Brian Rudman for suggesting that New Zealand should have a great university…

D-day today for King's 'hazing' pupils

Six Year 12 students and one from Year 13 will today find out their futures at one of the country's most expensive schools…

$22m rebuild of leaky school

Gardens School in Manurewa was one of the biggest casualties of the leaky building crisis and has been leaking ever since…

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 US - Israel Relationship Showing Signs of Strain video US - Israel Relationship Showing Signs of Strain

The high-profile diplomatic flap, based on anonymous…

US Not Prepared for Ebola Crisis video US Not Prepared for Ebola Crisis

In many ways, the US health care system is unprepared…

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Malala donates prize winnings to Gaza
Malala donates prize winnings to Gaza

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai said she is giving her entire winnings from a children's rights award to help…

Unusual clients teach students valuable skills
Unusual clients teach students valuable skills

Kleenex Cottonelle, Resene and Fuji Xerox are much more commonly associated with decorating, printing and cleaning than…

'Hazing' part of school life
'Hazing' part of school life

Students accused of a "hazing" incident at King's College are likely to find out their punishment tomorrow.

The chemistry for success
The chemistry for success

Making lessons relevant and suited to students' shortened attention spans are some of the reasons why young women are flocking…

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Bullying claim at elite school
Bullying claim at elite school

Elite Auckland school King's College is investigating allegations of student bullying after reports…

They're back...NZ's brain gain

Kiwis living in Australia are coming home and those planning to jump the Ditch have put their plans on hold because New…

Moves to protect student apps

An Auckland school is seeking legal advice on how to best protect the intellectual property of students who are designing…

Cracking the code

On a rainy lunchtime at West Auckland's Marina View School students hold their breath as a robot enters the shade beneath…

Mary Holm: Loans can threaten family harmony
Mary Holm: Loans can threaten family harmony

Our son will be studying in Australia for the next few years and will need to borrow money from us for…

Grammar leadership in shake-up plan

A management shake-up at one of the country's most conservative state schools is being considered.

Follow Brits, say techies

Moves by the UK Government to include programming as a core subject for children aged 5 and over is what New Zealand needs…

Editorial: Govt opts for caution and stability

The most notable item in the Government's third term agenda outlined to Parliament yesterday is an intention to hold "job…

video Kiwi kids code robots

Students at West Auckland’s Marina View School – some as young as 7 – are learning to code using robots. Students programme…

Loving Auckland's student life
Loving Auckland's student life

We continue our series showcasing the best Auckland has to offer. Today we ask two students from varied…

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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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