Redcliffs considers court action

Redcliffs School has a ''new mood of determination'' to fight its closure.

Redcliffs School has vowed to fight against its closure through the court if needed.

Double reason to celebrate

It was a day of celebration for the Grobler twins, Maureen and Douw, who both graduated with the same degree.

It was a double celebration for Maureen and Douw Grobler who donned graduation gowns and mortarboards together.

More iPads in schools

Fernworth Primary School students Sheana Solomon (left) and Marley Henderson, both 5, try their hand at a spelling exercise on an iPad in teacher Karina Sellwood's new entrant class.

Invercargill's Fernworth Primary School latest to get iPads.

Trades Academy to focus on four sectors

SIT chief executive Penny Simmonds.

Southland's new trades academy is likely to focus on construction, engineering, agriculture and hospitality.

Graduation sadder than funeral

Charmaine, Larisa and Fanie Strydom attended Massey University's graduation ceremony to honour Natasha who died after a car crash near Thames earlier this year.

For most, graduation is a day of celebration but for the Strydom family it served as a reminder that their eldest daughter was no longer with them.

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