Dubby Henry is a reporter for the New Zealand Herald
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Auckland crime: Teens in custody; person hurt in gaming lounge robbery
It's understood one of the offenders had a firearm.
You shall go to the ball: Student dyes dress blue for Cinderella look
Covid meant many students missed out on school balls last year but this year it's all on.
Uni's cheating cases soar since pandemic began; students 'take advantage' of 'generosity'
What's behind the increase?
Mid-air horror: Panic on Air NZ flight from LA as masks drop, emergency declared
'This is an emergency. This is an emergency. Put on your mask,' passengers were told.
Sea change or slow lane? What NZ's new reading strategy means for our kids
The Government has signalled a move toward structured literacy.
NZ's literacy crisis and kids unable to read: 'Teachers ask me: Why weren't we trained in this?'
Our children's reading rates are dropping - is structured literacy the answer?
My son couldn't read - now I know why: Inside NZ's falling literacy crisis
NZ used to be 'one of the most literate nations on earth'. What happened?
How many air purifiers have arrived in NZ schools - and who got them?
Five thousand air cleaners were promised. How many have been delivered?
Omicron outbreak: 4238 new community cases of Covid today
New Zealand's international borders fully reopen at 11.59pm tonight.
Ministry 'recommends' schools enforce masks in Term 3
Schools can enforce mask wearing the way they enforce uniforms, advice says.
'Torture' or 'cancel culture'? School turns down fishing scholarship
Teacher says game fishing is torture - others say move is 'cancel culture gone mad'.
Emotions high as man accused of killing dad, daughter appears in court
Grieving woman weeps as man appears in court the morning after West Auckland deaths.
Poverty, family background don't explain school exclusion rates for Māori
Teacher bias and low expectations are likely to blame, one expert says.
Dumping deciles: What's the Equity Index and how could it affect your school?
Schools got their Equity Index numbers last week but how does it actually affect them?
Covid in the classroom: Can students expect extra NCEA support again this year?
'Range of measures' being considered include interventions from 2020 and 2021.
'Struggling to hang on': School illness battle as winter Covid wave begins
Schools report one in five staff and students off sick as end of term approaches.
Live: 11 Covid-related deaths and 4924 cases today; experts warn of new BA.5 surge
Experts warn we're facing a winter surge of the virus as subvariant BA.5 spreads.
School balls: Private school to Covid test ballgoers at door
Guests could be turned away at the venue if they test positive.
Family denied AA roadside assistance because daughter had Covid
'If this is how society works - I won't test outside home any more,' mum says.
Off to hospital: Auckland mayoral candidate clashes with 'drunk or drugged' driver
Lord said there was "one drunk driver down. And I'm not upset about it".
'A 29yo in an 89yo's body': Kiwi model's warning after breast implant illness
Sarah Harris lived in a world 'consumed by the superficial' but is ready to love herself.
Truancy crisis: Fewer than 60% attend school regularly - Govt sets targets to combat startling student stat
Truancy in New Zealand has been getting steadily worse since 2015.
Mask wearing returns as winter illness hits schools
Grey Lynn School among a number of schools bringing back compulsory masking.
Five treated for smoke inhalation after big Wellington house fire
Multiple people called 111 over the fire, which started in the building's roof.
Watch: Up in flames - historic North Island pub destroyed in overnight fire
The tavern has been on the site for over 100 years.