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Union stands in solidarity with Palestinian children on Children’s Day — calls for immediate permanent ceasefire
Ahead of Children’s Day on Sunday 3 March, NZEI Te Riu Roa stands in solidarity with Palestinian children and advocates for their rights to education and peace.
Union leaders pay tribute to Fa’anana Efeso Collins
NZEI Te Riu Roa stands in kotahitanga to express our deep sorrow at the passing of educator, Green Party MP, community leader, and social justice advocate, Fa’anana Efeso Collins.
Prime Minister's punitive welfare sanctions will harm children and their learning
New Zealand’s largest education union, NZEI Te Riu Roa, strongly condemns the punitive sanctions against people on welfare benefits Prime Minister Christopher Luxon has announced…
OIA shows the eyewatering true cost of charter schools
The National and ACT experiment with charter schools that ran from 2014 to 2018 cost up to $48,421 per student annually, more than six times the average funding spent on students…
School lunches essential but reinvest any savings into education
Aotearoa's largest education union, NZEI Te Riu Roa, says the Government's decision to continue to fund Ka Ora, Ka Ao Healthy School Lunches programme is commonsense in ensuring…
Mini budget a false economy
The government continuing to focus on tax reduction at the expense of working families and children in need is a false economy which will have long term poor outcomes for the same…
Repealing Fair Pay Agreements undermines early childhood education
Early childhood education teachers take action urging government to prioritise tamariki
Union fights back against threat to remove Māori language teaching allowances
Teachers will resist the new Government’s threat to remove remove allowances that recognise teachers with skills and specialist knowledge of te reo and Māori tikanga, their union…