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Howick College wins Ministry funding for new curriculum

An innovative new curriculum has seen Howick College awarded funding from the Ministry of Education. Howick College’s Innovation Stream has received $80,000 from the Ministry’s...

Farewell to a Macleans stalwart

After eighteen years as principal of Macleans College, Byron Bentley is set to retire. Reporter – and former Macleans student – Kelly Teed sat...

Will Howick be Auckland’s first pest free suburb?

Farm Cove Intermediate School has taken the lead in getting rats to leave town. They are not playing the Piped Piper of Hamelin but are...

Nikki Kaye’s new lease on life good news for schools

  Education Minister Nikki Kaye says cancer has made her hungrier than ever for positive change. Kaye, who only stepped into the role as Education Minister...

Head: Deciles dropped and it’s about time

By Therese Henkin, Nick Krause Dumping the school decile system will remove the stigma attached to the rankings and help do away with misconceptions and...

French-up your life in East Auckland!

“There are so many reasons to learn French,” said Alliance Française director José Marie Cortès at the end of his speech earlier this year,...

A Team hits just the right notes

A group of former Pakuranga high school students Note2A+ business is gaining traction in Auckland, and they have their sights set on going international.

Local students get immersed in incredible science

Students from east Auckland schools spent a day immersed in all things science at the University of Auckland’s Incredible Science day this week. Featuring a...

Students bring business to life

By Bridget Kelly Two Ormiston Senior College students believe their new palette art business is some cutting edge stuff. Harjot Singh Sodhi 18, and Ethan Thompson,...

Local schools at risk of overcrowding

A government report has revealed nine local schools are among hundreds around the country that are already classed as overcrowded or at risk of...


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