School switching is leaving some Porirua kids at "the end of the tail of underachievement."
Marlborough has a reputation as a retirement capital, so what is being done to attract more young people to the region?
The future of education in Marlborough is hanging in the balance, and soon the community will have its say.
Labour Leader to take on his wife's job for a day and run the admin office at a Wellington school.
Wayne Walsh SC studied in South Canterbury, but his career has spanned continents.
They were students that seemed destined to fail. But they traded the poi for a pen and aced their exams.
For 13 years it sat empty and derelict. Now, the school - with a rateable value of $2.54m - is going.
Departing Monrad principal John Forsyth has left a positive influence on many young lives.
Dutch resistance fighter Dora Suuring used her chemistry skills to forge documents that would save scores of Jewish lives, writes Bess Manson.
Salisbury School hopes a change in Education Minister might end in a change of decision in closing the special school in Richmond.
A shift to online learning by NZ's largest school could shut some children out, critics say.
Aotea College needs another $1million for performing arts centre.
School playgrounds in Marlborough could get massive increase in funding, on one condition.
A deputy principal groomed a student then had a year-long relationship with her after she left high school.
It could cost Twizel Area School thousands of dollars to repair damage after the school was vandalised.
Young mothers in teen parent units more likely to gain NCEA, stay in school, study finds.
A group of experts need volunteers for a study about the effects of exercise on menopause.
The teacher lashed out after her 11-year-old grandson giggled as she talked about a parent's funeral service.
The Ministry of Education, in its "weird and wonderful ways", foots the bill for new classrooms in Blenheim.
A zero enrollment has closed Ngamatea School after 102-years of teaching Waimarino's rural children.
The role of the navy in the recovery work in two of New Zealand's largest earthquakes have deepened naval ties in the towns.
Quarter-century tenure ends for Screen and Media Studies lecturer Geoff Lealand.
Young people would rather consult the internet for answers to sex and mental health, than family, friends or support group.
Government loan buys time for West Coast polytechnic under investigation.
A fundraising party has helped slide some funds toward a new playground for Takapuna Primary School on Auckland's North Shore.
This will be the first long-term study on the effects of tourism in New Zealand.
Drinking and unprotected sex common among surveyed Wairarapa youth, though leaders are optimistic.
Trail riders help Wanaka schools build kitchens and playgrounds.
Nathaniel Sulupo is not only a Kiwi shot put and discus champion, he's also a teacher aid to two autistic boys at Moera Kindergarten.
Professional and dedicated staff with diligence and enthusiasm behind high achievement, say schools.