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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Education articles  Education
    Kiwi wasp named after Harry Potter villain
     10 October 2017
    An University of Auckland researcher has named a native wasp after Harry Potter bad guy Lucius Malfoy in a bid to get more people interested in the insect.
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    Christchurch superhero on a mission
    7 Oct: Christchurch superhero, Flatman, is sharing his super power of spreading kindness to kids, and is hoping to form an education program to share his message.... more
    Teens now less risky, but why is a mystery
    4 Oct: Teenagers today are indulging less in risky behaviour than adolescents 20 years ago, but an Otago University researcher says the reasons aren't yet clear.... more
    Auckland Uni gets $1m for new scholarships
    3 Oct: A Canadian philanthropist has gifted more than $1 million to Auckland University for a new scholarship programme aimed at the next generation of leaders.... more
    Energy usage at Victoria gets green tick
    28 Sep: A year-long project to reduce the energy use on the University of Victoria's Kelburn campus has been shortlisted for a prestigious sustainability award.... more
    New constables a worldly lot
    28 Sep: One of New Zealand's fresh police constables was formerly a British soldier who served in Afghanistan.... more
    Hamilton school cleared after lockdown
    26 Sep: A man seen wearing a balaclava and acting suspiciously caused a Hamilton school to go into lockdown.... more
    Study finds too many doctors are training
    23 Sep: New Zealand cannot find room to train more medical students and junior doctors because it does not have enough senior staff to supervise them.... more
    Arrest after attack at Lincoln University
    21 Sep: An 18-year-old has been charged with sexual assault at Canterbury's Lincoln University last week.... more
    Car hits five students at Auckland school
    20 Sep: A car has struck five students outside Westlake Girls' High School on Auckland's North Shore, leaving one with life-threatening injuries.... more

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      22 Nov: New zealand ministry of education chooses unisys for cloud-based education resourcing management system (GeekZone)
      22 Nov: Education ministry turns down teachers' call for immediate 5pc pay rise (
      22 Nov: Labour releases costings on university plans (NZ Herald)
      22 Nov: Boosting labour inspectorate a priority - minister (RadioNZ)
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