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"At three years old, telling a little girl she can't wear something is absolutely ridiculous." A Canadian preschool's decision to forbid a three-year-old girl from wearing her favourite sundress because it's "inappropriate" has been slammed by her parents.
What's it going to take to stop people from using phones behind the wheel?
It's a Kiwi rite of passage to play a winter sport, but nothing ruins the fun faster than an aggressive sideline parent. Here's a message for 'those' parents from Sport NZ's CEO...
Ten to 12 per cent of Kiwi kids are affected by eczema, with only two out of three growing out it if when they reach adulthood. Dr John told told Hayley "there's no cure... and very little evidence that it's anything to do with food".
You might not believe it - but more first home buyers are taking out mortgages than any other buyer group in New Zealand. The Property Institute of NZ says this data shows it's time for policies focused on first home buyers to be broadened.
Is a radical overhaul of NCEA needed? The Government’s suggested scrapping exams for Level 1, but one principal says this isn’t the answer.
Simon Bridges says he's happy with nine per cent in preferred PM stakes, despite Jacinda Ardern's 40 per cent rating. "I feel the momentum is building - but this is a marathon not a sprint - we've got a couple of years."
The Government's will announce its plan to tackle Mycoplasma bovis this afternoon, whether to opts for total eradication or management of the disease. One farming expert told Jack Tame phased eradication the most likely response.
"Nurses very rarely get to the point where there's strong support for industrial action," Cee Payne of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation told Jack Tame today. "They really know there's a problem on the floor every day in terms of patient safety and they're crying out for help."
Simon Bridges says he doesn't support removing abortion from the Crimes Act, after Ireland's abortion referendum result.