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The principal of Turakina Māori Girls College is angry the Education Ministry has imposed a statutory manager on the school.

Terehia Channings says Carol Lynch was put into the school because the Education Review Office visited last year and found that there was not a full board in place, and there were also questions about its financial stability.

She says those issues have been resolved, and all the school requested was a special advisor to help new board members understand their role.

She says the ministry has been heavy-handed.

The school has 85 pupils, and Ms Channings says there are no issues with academic performance or the day to day running of the school that would require outside intervention.




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TapaB Mar 08 @ 09:48 AM
I find Mrs Channings remarks' on your radio, negative, contradictory and comes across as "two-faced" - as she gives a more positive and diplomatic response on Radio NZ to the current issue with her College. See this URL http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/te-manu-korihi/129732/crown-takes-control-of-maori-boarding-school. Besides, Mrs Channings has had over FOUR YEARS' to FIX her school's problems' see URL http://www.wanganuichronicle.co.nz/news/principal-restores-pride-school/1571088/. What is the Govt meant to do?......... wait another four years until the school turns to custard - like what happen to those arrogant Tangiwetos' from Tipene Kura? Mrs Channings' & her school should be thankful that the Govt have not put them to the sword because of their circumstance - like the MORE productive schools' closing in Christchurch!

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