Boy climbs onto school roof

Police visit Mt Richmond Special School after reports of a young boy on the school roof.

12:13 PM  A special needs boy has been taken to hospital after climbing onto a roof and throwing objects.

Student loans for prisoners on the up

CCTV and razor wire at Rimutaka Prison, Upper Hutt, New Zealand, Thursday, June 03, 2010. Credit:NZPA / Ross Setford

The number of prisoners to receive a student loan for tertiary study at Manawatu Prison has been increasing but numbers remain low.

'Pure bullies' exist - and they get meaner

Children at Douglas Park School in the Wairarapa embraced the Bully Free Me Pink Shirt Day on Friday.

Almost one-in-ten teens is a "pure bully" and for many the outlook is not good - but neither is it for their victims.

Rangi Ruru principal resigns

Julie Moor, principal of prestigious private girls' school Rangi Ruru, will step down at the end of the year.

Principal of prestigious private school for girls resigns after more than 13 years in the job.

Boy's hand impaled after fence climb

Fire Service spent 25 minutes freeing a boy whose hand was impaled on a fence.

A 12-year-old student was rushed to hospital after impaling his hand on a fence spike.

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