Teachers Disciplinary Tribunal says teacher's misconduct was "at the most extreme".
Sandpits stay closed; parents advised to wait in cars at dropoff if necessary.
Steven Town will take up his new role, in Wellington, on July 6.
Skin discovered in NZ may help to resurrect the extinct Tasmanian tiger.
Friday's attack has left hijab-wearing Muslim women scared to leave home.
Chinese student numbers in NZ schools are down 20 to 30 per cent this year.
Overseas teachers recruited to fill gaps are struggling to find homes in Auckland.
Radical industry training plan goes way beyond anything discussed in consultations.
Sixteen polytechnics will be merged into one entity that will take over industry training,
Teachers' registrations were cancelled or suspended for 128 sexual matters.
A third of NCEA students at some schools are getting help to read and write exams.