“Schools Don’t Need To Be Bullied Into Action”

Says Ian Leckie, national president of the union the NZ Educational Institute. Before taking up his post with the union Mr Leckie was principal of Tahatai Coast School in the Bay of Plenty. Bullying, both within New Zealand’s educational sector and the wider community, has been the focus of much media attention recently. In a…

Gang fight at Hutt Valley High School – updated

More evidence that gang activities and violent behaviour in New Zealand’s schools are getting out of control: (scroll down for September 2011 update to this story) Source NZ Herald “A 23-year-old man has pleaded guilty to a charge of unlawful assembly, following a brawl in the grounds of Hutt Valley High School yesterday. Police said…