Microsoft, Datacom - and the Auckland Theatre Company - have signed up as partners for New Zealand's newest charter school.
The state-of-the-art centre will bridge a gap between urban and rural communities and provide a more forward looking facility for students and the community.
Claire Amos introduces new partnership venture City Senior School at The Launching Pad with Brett O'Riley
Nick Grew says learning an instrument teaches students more than just music. It also teachers essential skills such as respecting taonga and teamwork.
From 100 isolated primary kids in 1922 to over 23,000 enrolments today, Te Kura Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu (Te Kura) - formerly The Correspondence School – has a long tradition of adapting to meet the changing needs of the New Zealand school system.
Two local Te Kura Kaupapa Maori school principals are frustrated a new Maori charter school has been announced to open in 2018, saying they have been crying out for extra funding recently but been turned down.