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Act delivers billion dollars in mock currency to education union

Act leader David Seymour has delivered a billion dollars in mock currency to an education union today in an election stunt.

Three Hilmorton High pupils taken to hospital after electric shock

Three high school students were taken to Christchurch Hospital after receiving electric shocks.

Young Maori receive $20,000 scholarships to help reach global unis

A Maori teen with dreams of becoming Prime Minister is one of five Maori youth receiving $20,000 scholarships to help them get into prestigious international universities.

International students set to start school in NZ stuck in Wuhan over coronavirus fears

Two international students set to start school in New Zealand next week are stuck in the Chinese city shut down by the deadly virus causing global alarm. Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health is considering options...

Editorial: Girls success raises questions for boys

If there are winners, then there must be losers ...

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This is a chance for everyone to practise the right action to take before, during and after earthquakes and tsunami. It’s also a great opportunity for schools to update their processes and procedures and...

NZEI and Ministry to begin facilitation

Primary teachers' union NZEI TE Riu Roa and the Ministry of Education are set to begin facilitation conducted by the Employment Relations Authority.

Ministry of Education agrees to pay striking teachers

The Ministry of Education has decided to pay striking teachers in full today, surprising the secondary teachers' union ahead of talks aimed at resolving the teachers' pay dispute on Thursday.

Rotorua schools expecting roll increases in 2018 as population rises

A population boom in Rotorua is having a trickle-down effect on local school rolls with projected increases prompting a principal to urge parents to act quickly to enrol their children.

Putting autistic children in seclusion rooms not uncommon – expert

A Ministry of Education survey last year, found putting autistic children in seclusion rooms is not uncommon.


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...