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Schools oppose ‘Tomorrow’s Schools’ proposal

Several local schools have strongly opposed the Government’s proposed changes to the education system. Pigeon Mountain Primary is among the many local schools, including Owairoa...

Youngsters celebrate Chinese New Year

The sound of beating drums filled the air at KiNZ Care and Early Learning Centre at Mission Heights as children, teachers, parents, families and...

Clevedon School sculpture trail brightens up the community

Clevedon School got a little brighter last week with the official launch of its sculpture trail. Students, parents and community members gathered to celebrate the...

Teachers: It’s just not enough

The energy at the Picton Centre on Monday morning was contagious with more than 350 local teachers gathered to discuss the possibility of further...

New Primary School-heart of Nikau

From posh kids to those a little rough around the edges, she has taught at some of the best international schools all over the...

NCEA Level 1: will they dump it or not?

The opinion is divided. While most principals of local schools agree that the current assessment for the first level of the National Certificate of Educational...

Teachers deserve recognition

Getting the kids up in the morning and sending them off to school is an essential daily ritual for many of us. The recent...

Ormiston Senior College’s new approach to NCEA

Ormiston Senior College will be doing things differently with Year 11 students and NCEA next year. With schools becoming more aware of the adverse effect...

Kindy celebrates head teacher’s 20 Years’ dedication

More than 100 parents, children and friends of the kindergarten got together at Pakuranga Baptist Kindergarten to throw a surprise party for head teacher,...

Simeon signs on as patrol patron

They’re the unsung heroes of our community - and they want you to join them. You may have spotted Community Patrol cars or their shirts...


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