New Canterbury University research on childhood vaccination suggests immunisation coverage is slipping and vaccine hesitancy among parents may be partly to blame.
A college student says her email to Dr Ashley Bloomfield, asking if he would be the guest speaker at her school’s Wellbeing Week, was a long shot.
A mother who was helping at a school camp has alleged that a male teacher made unwanted sexual advances towards her in his bedroom at night.
Almost 90 Canterbury University students spent Saturday doing back-breaking work in Queenstown with the Student Volunteer Army.
A Christchurch Māori immersion school has been told its dilapidated leaky building will only get a repair instead of a rebuild, 10 years after the Ministry of Education started looking at a new build.
Christchurch year 10 student Roy Zhang has been selected to compete in a nationwide classical piano competition with a total prize pool of over $4000.
Some residential Christchurch streets will be temporarily closed to traffic and turned into play areas for children in a series of pop-up events funded by the Government.
Hundreds of student teachers may graduate with less practical classroom experience than usual because the pandemic has disrupted their school and early childhood placements.
The government's updated guidelines for sex education at schools include an emphasis on consent and education around online pornography.
A Banks Peninsula school is returning a number of self-portraits painted on tiles in its old library to the pupils who created them more than 20 years ago.
Children staying at Ronald McDonald House were given a special treat to help them get through their troubles by a group of year 2 pupils.
Lincoln University has received Government approval to build its new flagship science facility, releasing another $5 million in Crown funding and allowing the construction phase to start.
Toy swaps, making wax lunch wraps and learning about recycling are some of the initiatives being undertaken by pupils at a Christchurch school as they work towards becoming rubbish-free.
A Christchurch high school student's passion for the arts and protecting the natural world helped her win a NZ concept design competition.
The pressure is mounting on Green Party co-leader James Shaw to pull his support for handing over $11.7 million of taxpayers' money to a privately-owned 'green school'.
More resources are needed to support young offenders to turn their lives around before they reach the criminal age.
A senior law professor says a South Island school may be in some difficulty over its communication about the upcoming cannabis referendum.