Timothy Brown

Drug deal teachers struck off

A "one-off" drug deal at a Wanaka preschool has resulted in two teachers having their registrations torn up.

Academic slams quad bike risk

An Australian academic says quad bikes should be treated with contempt, not respect.

Alarm over off-road toll

Alarm over off-road toll

Federated Farmers Otago president says children on four-wheeled bikes are a reality of rural life despite damning statistics and some calling for a ban.

Meat workers aim to cut out job insecurity

The New Zealand Meat Workers Union has called for ''jobs that count'' in the industry.

School's learning hub scaled back

School's learning hub scaled back

Fairfield School is rethinking its plans for a new learning hub.

Dancer to study in Australia

Dancer to study in Australia

Mosgiel teen Rebecca Murray is dancing her way to the top. The former Taieri College pupil has been accepted to study dance at the Queensland University of Technology.

Shark cage dive permits granted

Shark cage dive permits granted

Consternation and delight are mixing in the waters of Foveaux Strait. The Department of Conservation yesterday granted permits to shark cage diving operators Shark Dive New Zealand and Shark Experience.

Southern genes credited by 'hot' MP

Southern genes credited by 'hot' MP

They breed 'em better in the south, Todd Barclay says.

Shark diver's anger over permit delay

Shark diver's anger over permit delay

Shark diving operators say a stand-off with the paua industry is costing them money and causing anxiety.

Student drug dealer jailed

Student drug dealer jailed

A former Dunedin student and aspiring model has been jailed for four years on drugs charges.