Good readers make better students

The Herald Sun 26 July 2012 Children whose parents regularly read to them when they are young are likely to perform better in NAPLAN, a landmark study says. The Australian Institute of Family Studies surveyed thousands of children and found that solid…

MP keeps heat on pokie trusts

NZ Herald 24 July 2012 Pokie trusts are lining up to return greater cash payments to the community as proposed new gaming legislation puts the entire industry under threat. Cuts are anticipated to the trustee payments with the amount spent…

Why the BSA will be renamed the B.S.Authority

Harawira’s asset sale comments ‘insightful’ – BSA NZ Herald 23 July 2012 A news story in which politician Hone Harawira described the Prime Minister’s comments on asset sales as “bullshit” was insightful rather than offensive, the Broadcasting Standards Authority has…