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Cambodian girl studies under Kiwi ‘mums’
Cambodian girl studies under Kiwi ‘mums’

A Cambodian girl who grew up in an orphanage supported by a NZ school is now spending a year at the college that helped…

Right care isn't child's play

It's 11am on a Thursday at Mt Albert Playcentre and a toddler has just covered most of herself in red paint.

Parents, place trust in ECE

There has been a lot of debate about how good New Zealand's early childhood education is in these pages this week. That's…

Boy got sick to avoid daycare

Hine felt the centre was not a good fit for her son, and that they didn't understand her culture. Her boy would cry every…

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Rugby Highlights: Hurricanes 35 Reds 19 video Rugby Highlights: Hurricanes 35 Reds 19

The Hurricanes continue to stay a step ahead of the…

Population boost for the black petrel video Population boost for the black petrel

New Zealand’s biggest iwi-owned fisheries company…

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Radical reform at Auckland schools
Radical reform at Auckland schools

Thousands of students in Auckland suburbs including Ellerslie and Te Atatu will be part of a radical education reform that…

Selling NZ as uni destination
Selling NZ as uni destination

Steven Joyce has begun a 10-day visit to South America to try to drum up more interest in New Zealand as a study destination…

Educating our kids: Calls for inquiry
Educating our kids: Calls for inquiry

Calls for an inquiry into the quality of early childhood education have been met with support from opposition parties, but…

Early childhood teacher ready to quit
Early childhood teacher ready to quit

"Some days we are so busy that we can't change nappies for two hours" - what working in an understaffed, poorly-managed…

Education

Union calls for early ed inquiry
Union calls for early ed inquiry

A teachers' union called for an inquiry into the quality of early childhood education in the wake of…

Singing star Lizzie Marvelly to graduate this week

Singer-songwriter Lizzie Marvelly is singing at Massey University’s graduation ceremonies on Auckland’s North Shore today…

Daycares: Profit before care

Educators fear profits are coming before kids as the number of commercial operators entering the early childhood market…

How are your kids cared for?

A Herald investigation reveals: Children in early childhood education may have been placed at risk of developmental damage…

Is NZ childcare up to scratch?
Is NZ childcare up to scratch?

A Herald investigation has found there were 150 services reviewed by the ERO in 2014 alone that required…

Auckland Museum seizes imagination

Urbanlife participants go behind-the-scenes and gain practical training and work experience through a series of back-of-house…

Business boot camp inspires new generation

A group of 70 aspiring future business leaders have spent the week touring businesses across Auckland as part of Massey…

Barred for being too ginger

A naturally redheaded school pupil has been barred from classes in the north of England for being too ginger.

Act Party hopeful over charter schools

More charter schools will be opened next year if Act Party leader David Seymour's "quiet confidence" is warranted.

Youngsters' chance to learn coding
Youngsters' chance to learn coding

The recently dubbed high-tech capital of New Zealand, Wellington, is hosting free coding courses at…

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Primary Education

School snubbed because it's 'brown'

A high-performing, predominantly Maori and Pasifika school says it is being snubbed by locals because of its low decile…

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National

Five injured in bike accidents
Five injured in bike accidents

Five people have been injured in bike accidents today, including two young boys who were seriously injured in a motocross…

Woman struck by train in Tauranga
'Massive blast' of snow on Everest
Plane crash-lands at Whenuapai Airport
Three pedestrians killed
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