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Biggest secondary girls school in country considering ban on UberEats

One of the country's largest state schools is considering a ban on fastfood being delivered to the school grounds for safety reasons.

Sobering research and innovative programmes mark World Obesity Day

With today (11 October) being World Obesity Day, it is appropriate to reveal the findings of new research that shows Kiwi kids are exposed to around 27 unhealthy food advertisements per day.

New steps to tackle ‘rape culture’ at NZ universities

Moves are being made to tackle sexual violence at the country's universities.

Male role models needed for education and social work careers

Ahead of International Men’s Day on Monday 19 November, a second-year Bachelor of Social Work student reflects why more men are needed in the social good sector.

David Stebbing – how to communicate with your children and protect them from suicide

Registered psychologist David Stebbing offers some tips for communication with children. In his own words:

Study investigates New Zealanders’ attitudes towards working from home

A University of Otago study of 2,595 New Zealanders working from home during lockdown suggests that most people were equally or more productive.

Crisis of Anxiety: A call for more counsellors in our schools

Are we are doing enough to ensure the wellbeing of students at all levels in our schools? ANNIE GRAHAM-RILEY reports. 

Let’s talk about self-harm

A representative on the New Zealand Association of Counsellors and also a school counsellor herself, Jean Andrews discusses recognising, responding to and reducing self-harm amongst young people. By Soumya Bhamidipati.

Teachers vow to make NZ schools carbon neutral

New Zealand schools will soon be "carbon-neutral" if the teachers have their way.

KidsCan says continued hardship for families is impacting education

By RNZ As schools across the country begin to reopen, low decile schools have shared the struggles many families are facing - with some siblings sharing uniforms. KidsCan provides snacks and meals, raincoats, shoes and sanitary items...


The Privacy Act 2020 was passed by Parliament on 26 June...

Notifiable privacy breaches The main thing to consider is that the legal requirements of responding to a privacy breach are changing. The new Act will...