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A more holistic approach to health promotion in schools could lead to empowered youth according to a study by a Massey University…
01.17 / 00:48
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A Wellington-based education expert says students need to be better equipped to excel in exams to help avoid disappointment as results are released…
01.16 / 20:22
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Gender-segregated education is making a comeback. Single-sex classrooms, long discouraged under Title IX, the federal law that prohibits gender discrimination in education, have been gaining prominence in recent years,…
01.15 / 21:23
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When we read, it's very easy for us to tell individual words apart: In written language, spaces are used to separate words from one another. But this is not the case with spoken language - speech is a stream of sound, from which…
01.15 / 21:21
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A record number of New Zealand students have received early round offers to Ivy League universities.More than a dozen Kiwis have been offered places in the top US universities, with more students from rural and diverse…
01.15 / 21:19
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Only a select few students around the country can claim to be a top scholar.For the 2015 NCEA cohort, there were just nine. Those students were deemed premier scholarship award winners , and achieved at least three New…
01.15 / 21:17
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Some day, young Kiwi swimming star Annabelle Paterson wants to represent her country at the Olympic Games.But for now, the 18-year-old's is still trying to get her head around the fact she's just landed a place in one of the…
01.15 / 21:15
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Mensa New Zealand is proud to announce the winners of the 2017 Mensa NZ…
01.15 / 21:09
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Whangarei 12 October 2016 - Nicola Younger, the technician at Whangarei Girls’ High School is the first person to complete REAL.AC.NZ's School Science Laboratory Technician Programme. Through the programme, Younger earned the New Zealand Certificate…
01.15 / 21:07
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New senior appointments at Lincoln University Vice-Chancellor Professor Robin Pollard welcomed senior appointments made this week at Lincoln University. He commented that considerable thought had been given to the positions and appointments, including…
01.15 / 21:05
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Media Release 15 January 2017 Former Rangiora High School Principal Wins Unfair Dismissal Claim “Relieved” is how dismissed Rangiora High School Principal Peggy Burrows is describing the way she feels about comprehensively winning her unfair…
01.15 / 21:03
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When a professor of artificial intelligence had disturbing brain injury symptoms as a result of a concussion, he lost his former self—but encouraged by the potential of brain plasticity he changed the course of his l…
01.15 / 06:33
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Nintendo Switch Australia fans can now spend their precious money to pre-order their favourite console. The Nintendo Switch live stream event revealed important information on the games line-up that will be available at launch. It also provided information on the console, something that fans had been waiting for a long…
01.15 / 03:49
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Despite an annual income of more than $8 million, Taranaki's top charity still depends on the kindness of the community to help it make ends…
01.15 / 00:12
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After a two-year saga, sacked Rangiora High School principal Peggy Burrows will receive up to $150,000 for being wrongfully …
01.14 / 20:29
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Corey Regnerus, president of the Massey University Veterinary Students' Association (MUVSA), has introduced systems and standards to ensure the body best represents its …
01.13 / 16:06
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There's a new chink in the armour of a killer bacteria, which scientists think could help us fight…
01.13 / 08:39
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A video of a 12-year-old girl committing suicide has found its way online. The footage originated from a mobile app for live-streaming called Live.me and eventually circulated on Facebook, YouTube and other…
01.13 / 08:29
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The second instalment of Rockstar Games' popular 'Red Dead Redemption' series has gamers abuzz and it seems like several pertinent details about 'Red Dead Redemption 2' are already…
01.13 / 07:07
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Family First will lobby the Government to pay parents to stay at home and look after their own kids.Six in 10 people support this idea, according to a new poll."This result is a slap in the face to the policies by National…
01.13 / 06:58
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