New PM to ban mobile phones in New Zealand schools

Updated December 1 2023 - 6:45pm, first published 6:40pm
New Zealand is set to ban mobile phones in schools to help students focus on their studies. (Steven Saphore/AAP PHOTOS)
New Zealand is set to ban mobile phones in schools to help students focus on their studies. (Steven Saphore/AAP PHOTOS)

Mobile phones will be banned in schools to improve student performance, New Zealand's new Prime Minister Christopher Luxon says - one of the measures he intends to implement in his first 100 days of government.

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