Bay of Plenty

Kura eschew standards

By Heni Collins 2 October, 2014

Key points Kura kaupapa are preferring not to use Nga Whanaketanga – the equivalent of National Standards. Kura are developing their own curricula and assessment methods that more accurately reflect…

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Lifelong benefits

By Diana Clement 22 October, 2010

In Tauranga, some 2000 people attended a rally to protest the cuts. Parents, economists, scientists, unions, primary principals and teachers, and opposition leaders: they’re all unhappy at the cuts to…

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Boy

By Kirstin Marcon 19 July, 2010

Boy is the top-grossing New Zealand film of all time, the lightning in a bottle that is both a unique cinematic vision and a commercially successful movie. In June it…

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