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Gisborne schools trial new life skills programme

The odds have long been stacked against the children of Gisborne, a city with the highest rate of childhood obesity in New Zealand, the second-highest rate of unemployment, and the lowest rate of life expectancy. But a new life skills programme run in schools may turn those statistics around.

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Trans-Tasman principals swap schools

A Gisborne principal has this week become acting principal of an Adelaide school as part of the first ever South Australia/New Zealand Principal Exchange programme, says education minister Hekia Parata.

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