Principaled Principal

NZer Graham Cherry, director of the Baghdad International School, intends to stay on in Iraq despite repeated warnings for Westerners to leave. Cherry: “I have no plans to leave. The school is open. I don’t want any child to miss a school year. I have hope that peace will prevail.” Cherry is believed to be the only NZer left in Iraq, other than a small team of soldiers with the UN.


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John Edwards Named UK’s Information Commissioner

John Edwards Named UK’s Information Commissioner

British MPs have approved New Zealander John Edwards as next Information Commissioner for the UK, Jamie Harris reports for the Evening Standard. Edwards faced questions from the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport…