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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Education articles  Education
    Govt expects increase in student numbers
     3 November 2017
    The government expects its fees-free tertiary education policy will result in an increase in the number of students at universities and polytechs.
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    Government off to a cracking start
    3 Nov 2017: A ban on house sales to foreigners, a commitment to re-enter Pike River mine and a fee-free first year for university students - the govt is up and running.... more
    Climate change legal challenge rejected
    2 Nov 2017: A court has rejected a bid to get a judicial review of the previous government's climate change targets. The student that brought the case says she's appealing.... more
    Rotorua schools offer NCEA police studies
    2 Nov 2017: Rotorua Boys' High School and Rotorua Girls' High School will offer NCEA-accredited police studies subject as part of their curriculum.... more
    Charity teaches primary kids about whales
    1 Nov 2017: A whale education kit for primary school classrooms, released by a New Zealand marine charity, has proved a hit.... more
    Ditch the keys for better health: study
    1 Nov 2017: Getting out from behind the wheel could go a long way to improving physical health, a University of Otago Wellington study has found.... more
    Salmon sperm race to the finish
    25 Oct 2017: New research from the University of Canterbury shows male salmon can adjust their sperm swimming speed when competing for reproduction.... more
    Investigation over fire at Linwood School
    22 Oct 2017: Police and the fire service will investigate a suspicious fire at Linwood North School in Christchurch.... more
    Wellington College celebrations gear up
    21 Oct 2017: About 1250 old boys are in Wellington for the 150th anniversary of Wellington College.... more
    Mums reminded about iodine, folic acid
    17 Oct 2017: Many New Zealand mothers are failing to get the message about boosting iodine and folic acid intake, an Otago University study shows.... more

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