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Scottish settlers were so common in the small Whanganui settlement of Turakina that Gaelic was spoken on the streets up until the 1920s. Anglicans played "second fiddle" to Presbyterians in the town… Audio
After 110 years of educating young Maori women, Turakina Maori Girls Boarding School will close its doors next week. Audio
It is disappointing and hurtful that the Turakina Maori Girls' College closure comes at the hands of a Māori woman, its board of trustees says.
The Turakina Māori Girls' College Old Girls Association says the interim decision that the kura should close has come as a surprise.
The Minister of Māori Development has come out swinging after an interim decision to close Turakina Māori Girls' College.
With the future of a troubled boarding school hanging in the balance, the campaign to keep it open is gaining traction, with the district's mayor out in support, and a National and Labour MP in… Audio