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14yo arrested following carjacking in New Lynn 14yo arrested following carjacking in New Lynn

A 14-year-old boy is in police custody after he allegedly…

Auckland CBD street corner cordoned off Auckland CBD street corner cordoned off

Updated The corner of Quay St and Gore St in central Auckland…

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NCEA: The school with no exams
NCEA: The school with no exams

Kia Aroha is one of the only secondary schools in the country that doesn't "do" exams.

NCEA: Are exams only for the elite?
NCEA: Are exams only for the elite?

Data shows students at underprivileged high schools are less likely to sit exams than those from wealthy families.

Gilbert: Maori justice woes go deeper than racial bias
Gilbert: Maori justice woes go deeper than racial bias

COMMENT: The disproportionate amount of Maori in our criminal justice system is among the most serious problems facing New…

Ngapuhi settlement still in limbo
Ngapuhi settlement still in limbo

The future of Ngapuhi's settlement is still hanging in the balance after a Cabinet meeting.

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Turia blasts 'racist' children's law
Turia blasts 'racist' children's law

Maori Party co-founder Dame Tariana Turia has blasted the Government for "institutional racism" in its…

Talks to turn Tarawera into tourism venture

Plans to turn Mt Tarawera and the surrounding land and lake area into a world-class tourism venture are on the cards with…

NCEA: The only brown kid in the room

Within minutes of walking into her first high-school physics class Amelia Unufe felt like an outsider.

Racial divide in class: What kids study

A Herald investigation has found deep disparities hidden beneath rising high school pass-rates tied to students' socio-economic…

Tuhoronuku: No excuse to delay Ngapuhi
Tuhoronuku: No excuse to delay Ngapuhi

Tuhoronuku chair Hone Sadler says the board has met Treaty Negotiations Minister Chris Finlayson's demands…

Alien Weaponry take top music prizes

It was Northland's year at the infamous Smokefree music competitions, with musicians from the region taking out top prizes…

Iwi priority axed for abused kids

Vulnerable children will be placed in foster care more quickly, and their foster parents will get more flexible pay, under…

Maori kites a hit in Dieppe

Harko Brown, his daughters Billie and Yves and stepson Joshua Rewha, will be in need of a holiday when they return home…

Hurimoana Dennis: Finding homes the easy part for Marae

COMMENT: Hurimoana Dennis, chair of Te Puea Memorial Marae, looks back over the marae's efforts to help homeless people…

Make or break time for Ngapuhi
Make or break time for Ngapuhi

Te Tai Tokerau MP Kelvin Davis said it would be a catastrophe if Ngapuhi was sent to the back of the…

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