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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Education articles  Education
    Hairdresser transforms depressed teen's matted hair so she can smile again for school photos
     16 August 2017
    A US teenager who says she has been battling severe depression for years asks a hairdresser to cut off her hair because she felt "so worthless she couldn't even brush her hair".
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    Mental health boost for Canty kids: Labour
    16 Aug: The Labour leader has announced they will fund an extra 80 mental health professionals for the next three years to work with kids affected by earthquakes.... more
    Aussie uni fees for Kiwis 'discriminatory'
    14 Aug: Australian lawmakers say a proposal to stop giving university subsidies to New Zealand students is "discriminatory".... more
    Spider named after Canterbury academic
    11 Aug: A native jumping spider has been reclassified and renamed Trite pollardi in honour of Canterbury University spider biologist Professor Simon Pollard.... more
    Auckland push against Waikato med school
    9 Aug: The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Auckland has called on the government to knock back the bid for a third medical school, to be based in Waikato.... more
    NASA responds to job application from 9yo 'guardian of the galaxy'
    5 Aug: A primary school student applies for the role of "planetary protection officer" at NASA, offering to "learn to think like an alien" to keep Earth safe, and receives an encouraging reply from the space agency.... more
    Student Volunteer Army recruiting young
    5 Aug: Primary school children are joining the Student Volunteer Army in healthy numbers.... more
    Two Christchurch school rebuilds start
    4 Aug: Work has begun on the rebuild of two large single sex high schools in Christchurch in a new place together made possible by private investment.... more
    Search continues after school assault
    4 Aug: Police are searching for a man following an assault on a student at a Hamilton primary school.... more
    Former All Blacks captain John Graham dies
    3 Aug: Former All Blacks captain and long-serving Auckland Grammar School headmaster Sir John Graham has died peacefully at the age of 82.... more

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