Start your day the right way with a combination of news, sport and entertainment. Join Hayley Holt, Jack Tame and the team for Breakfast.
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If you’re not-so-green-thumbed, indoor plants might be a great way to get some green in your home! Rachel Clare brought in some of her own to show us and gave Jack Tame her top tips on how to look after them.
At least another 2000 plumbers are needed nationwide to meet the current demand. So, with the help of Plumbing World New Zealand, two well-known Kiwi tradies have been travelling the country in a campervan in a bid to inspire the next generation. Our reporter Jordan Oppert joined ‘Tradies Up Tour’ at Christchurch Boys High School this morning to find out what they’re all about.
It’s called the ‘School of Hard Knocks’; an opportunity to use sport as a vehicle to turn young people’s lives around. Sir John Kirwan and Diaz Gilles from the series came in to chat with Jack Tame about the 12 week course and some of the challenges they’ve faced.
School of Hard Knocks, now in its third season on TVNZs DUKE, stars the All Blacks great turned youth mentor.
Lynda Stuart of NZEI Te Riu Roa says it is increasingly difficult to attract and retain good teachers.
Public Health Association CEO Warren Lindberg is urging people to only show up to A and E in a true emergency.
"We're marching across this country because our kids are that important to us... We're really clear about the solutions we bring to the table for negotiation." The primary school teacher strike is now underway - the first time they've walked off the job in more than 20 years. President of NZEI Te Riu Roa Lynda Stuart told Hayley Holt strike action is a symptom of underfunding in the sector.
Congratulations to today's Pass The Parcel winner Brenda, who received a cash prize of $3,000! Keep your entries coming - you've got until tomorrow morning!
Primary and intermediate teachers are striking today for better pay and conditions. Hundreds of thousands of kids won’t be going to school.