**Swine Flu, latest figures (updated regularly)**

NZ Swine Flu numbers on 28 JulyConfirmed: 2704Deaths linked to Swine Flu: 13People in Hospital: 72 New Zealand was one of the first countries outside of the American continent to have multiple cases of Swine Flu. A group of students from Rangitoto College tested positive after returning from Mexico on 25 April. For today’s posts…

NZ Students Tested For Swine Flu

A group of students from Rangitoto College returning from Mexico yesterday morning have tested positive for Influenza A. The students, who were on flight NZ1 from Los Angeles, are awaiting results of further tests to determine if they have contracted the Influenza A H1N1 subtype, also known as Swine Flu. “Health Minister Tony Ryall said:…

NZ Students Tested For Swine Flu

A group of students from Rangitoto College returning from Mexico yesterday morning have tested positive for Influenza A. The students, who were on flight NZ1 from Los Angeles, are awaiting results of further tests to determine if they have contracted the Influenza A H1N1 subtype, also known as Swine Flu. “Health Minister Tony Ryall said:…

New Zealand Education System

NZ state schools are chronically underfunded with parents expected to make voluntary donations to prop-up the system, often $100s of dollars a year, plus subject fees, course materials, uniforms etc. Schools are graded according to a decile rating system, the highest rated schools (decile 10) require a larger “voluntary” contribution from families than the lower…

New Zealand Education System

NZ state schools are chronically underfunded with parents expected to make voluntary donations to prop-up the system, often $100s of dollars a year, plus subject fees, course materials, uniforms etc. Schools are graded according to a decile rating system, the highest rated schools (decile 10) require a larger “voluntary” contribution from families than the lower…