A decision to bar some Australians from free study in New Zealand could be detrimental to the economy.
Mid-life adults are joining young school-leavers in a rush to take advantage of the new Government's policy of one year's free tertiary education.
The new Education Minister has planned action to stamp out "covert" fundraising by schools such as marking up uniforms to make a profit.
When a Whanganui doctor – dressed in scrubs – protested about the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement in 2015, it opened a debate on whether professionals had the right to speak out on issues in areas in which they were experts. Kate Drury reports on speaking-out rights.
A step into the unknown for the country's universities, after Labour announced first time tertiary students won't pay any fees next year, and by 2024, three years of training or study will be free.
New tertiary education students wishing to have one year of free education are being encouraged to apply by December 16.