Mould discovery at Hutt Valley HS ‘not surprising’, says Principals’ Federation, as school plans return to remote learning

A forced return to remote learning for a Lower Hutt high school after the discovery of mould last month is “not surprising”, says the New Zealand Principals’ Federation president. Eight teaching spaces at Hutt Valley High School were isolated on

Covid 19 coronavirus: Grand Millennium worker with virus wasn’t vaccinated, 7 new cases in managed isolation

The latest MIQ worker who tested positive for Covid-19 wasn’t vaccinated, director general of Health Ashley Bloomfield said. It comes amid revelations that 20 per cent of border staff have yet to get the jab protecting them against coronavirus. Bloomfield

Covid 19 coronavirus: No cases in community; 17 in MIQ

There have been no new Covid-19 cases in the community announced today – but 17 cases have been detected in MIQ during the past two days. Twelve of the 17 new cases involve travellers from India via the UAE, arriving

Person dies at popular Whangārei Heads beach

Tragedy has unfolded at a popular Whangārei Heads surf beach with the discovery of a man’s body in the water earlier this afternoon. Northland Police Senior Sergeant Shane Turner said a man of European descent and around 65-years-old was found

Denver Public Schools plans to reopen middle, high schools “as close to full strength as possible” after spring break

Denver Public Schools plans to expand in-person learning for middle and high school students after spring break, following other districts in the metro area that are working to bring older kids back full-time before the end of the semester. Michael

Most CMAS testing would be on chopping block this year under bill introduced in Colorado legislature

In response to the Biden administration’s request that states still hold standardized testing this year, four Colorado legislators introduced a new bill Thursday that would significantly lessen the testing load for grades 3-8. HB 21-1161 would cancel the following Colorado