New teachers struggle for jobs

Primary teachers' union blames lack of workforce planning, and an oversupply of new graduates.

Boy talked down from school roof

Katrina Lee, principal at Riverslea School, said the six-year-old beat on her office window with a stick.

Six-year-old pupil was "running around" for 45 minutes before police stepped in.

School teachers not 'social workers'

Principal of Linwood Avenue School Gerard Direen.

Christchurch students with complex behavioural and mental health problems are increasingly relying on school teachers for support post-quake.

School suppression case heard in court

Invercargill District Court building on Don street, Invercargill.

A school's bid to keep its name suppressed has been heard in the High Court at Invercargill.

WINZ payment cards

Graham McCready has been living in Hamilton for 18 months and currently lives in a one-bedroom unit in Hamilton East.

Hamilton supermarkets urged to be part of discount card scheme.

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