Primary school teachers and principals are defending their union's decision to continue with this week's series of one-day strikes despite an improved offer from the Education Ministry.

New Zealand school teachers call national strike over wages, work conditions. School teachers walked off the job in New Zealand's largest city, Auckland, on Monday, kicking off a week of national strike action as a three-month battle over wages and work conditions tests the Labour-led government.

NZ schoolteachers strike in Auckland

Teachers in New Zealand have begun a week of strikes over pay, forcing hundreds of thousands of children out of school.

New Zealand school teachers strike again in stand-off with Ardern

WELLINGTON (REUTERS) - School teachers walked off the job in New Zealand's largest city, Auckland, on Monday (Nov 12), kicking off a week of national strike action as a three-month battle over wages and work conditions tests the Labour-led government.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Education Minister Chris Hipkins says teachers keep asking for more Education Minister Chris Hipkins says teachers keep asking for more

Latest pay offer 'overwhelmingly rejected ' at first teachers' meetings today.

Ministry urges teachers to settle contract

Ministry urges teachers to settle contract

The teachers' strike is going ahead tomorrow because the venues for union meetings were already booked. The primary teachers' union offered that explanati