Tag Archives: Trickery

Oh come on! Bring in the NCEA cavalry (Warwick Elley)

Staffroom photos help boost NCEA pass rates at North Shore’s Glenfield College ‘Schools can achieve any pass rates they want; it is simply a matter of being sensitive to believability limits and cheek. Principals keep their hands clean but they … Continue reading

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If Chris Hipkins can’t do it give it to Kelvin Davis Part 1

If you scanned through what follows, you might ask, what has this to do with Chris Hipkins and Kelvin Davis? Well, recently in the Herald (April 13, 2017) there was a gushing article about how wonderful Hekia Parata had been … Continue reading

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Peggy’s last post and Kafka: Rangiora commissioner outrage continues

Peggy’s last post: I have decided this will be my last Facebook post about the ERA Settlement that as yet has not been paid to me by Mrs Moore.  I have, for the past two years endured bullying, loss, humiliation, … Continue reading

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Rangiora High School: attempts to discredit Authority decision: explosive staff meeting: why Hekia resigned: $m of blood money found

This posting begins quietly, setting the scene, one in which a principal and a board are unjustifiably dismissed on the basis of a secret report. In the process, I believe the commissioner compromised the Strategic Leadership Team (SLT) which partly … Continue reading

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Parents, teachers, and community of Rangiora High school get a load of this

Parents, teachers, and community of Rangiora High school get a load of this: I want to put first the latest in the series of vicious ministry-commissioner actions against Peggy Burrows The commissioner has put the ERA decision on the school … Continue reading

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Hekia drew a line

The big shake-up in education has resulted in a big shakeup for Hekia Parata. She drew a line and refused to proceed in the manner set by John Key, Bill English, and Stephen Joyce. These three will be the drivers … Continue reading

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Down to detail now: Hekia in deep trouble

Fight over $12M in assets Rangiora High School board of trustees’ meetings 2014: Allocated funds: Peggy’s utterly proper actions It is now time for exact detail to demonstrate that the appointed commissioner and her boss, Hekia Parata, but mainly through … Continue reading

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