The media tends to pitch a teachers’ strike as an attack on students – who will no doubt be thrilled to have a day off school should the planned secondary schools strike go ahead. However, the real issue is the Government’s hostility towards teachers, who are calling for improved wages and conditions.
ACC’s use of Dr. Felicity Goodyear-Smith to advise on sexual abuse claims can only have resulted from catastrophic systems failure or a sick culture. New Zealanders need to know which, and Minister Smith must take steps to thoroughly investigate so the problems can be fixed
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