Principals say a shortage of teachers in Canterbury appears to be subject-related.
Chris Hipkins says there's a range of support that schools can access and they need to be talking to the Ministry of Education.
Many schools around the country may be affected by the continuing teacher shortage.
Professor PAUL MOON says making Te Reo compulsory in schools is not the answer.
Te Reo Maori is in dire straits. That's the unsurprising claim made by Professor Paul Moon. He made it in his new book Killing Te Reo Maori: An Indigenous Language facing extinction.
Pacific-language preschools say they have been set back 30 years by tough new English language tests that have forced the closure of all dedicated Pacific preschool teaching courses.
Support for Rotorua's first charter school has been "phenomenal", says the trust which will govern the school.
Those in the Camberley School community are worried about the future of the decile one school, after the principal and four teachers resigned in December.