John Lewis

Solo yachtsman confident for circumnavigation

Solo yachtsman confident for circumnavigation

Stanley Paris is hoping he is more than a quarter of the way through his circumnavigation as he enters the Southern Ocean, halfway between South America and South Africa.

Footballing mascot brings cheer to children's ward

Footballing mascot brings cheer to children's ward

Adam Clark (15), of Middlemarch, shares a moment with Wooliam, the official mascot for the 2015 Fifa Under 20 Football World Cup, during a visit to the children's ward at Dunedin Hospital yesterday.

Invitation to join Ivy League worth a scream

Invitation to join Ivy League worth a scream

One of Dunedin's top secondary school pupils has been snapped up by a private Ivy League research university, to study in the United States.

What kids really want from Santa

While the Christmas madness is ramping up in retail stores, a strange calmness has settled on many family households.

Doubt raised on status of store

Doubt raised on status of store

Is the Regent Night 'n Day a convenience store, or is it a grocery shop?

Concern Dunedin secondary school may close

Concern Dunedin secondary school may close

A meeting between the Ministry of Education and Dunedin's 12 secondary schools has left some school leaders questioning whether the ministry is gearing up to close one of them.

Pin pulled on paint party

Pin pulled on paint party

The pin has been pulled on a paint party planned for the heart of Dunedin's student area in February.

Schools to work together

Six area schools in the southern region are among the first to form ''communities of schools'' in New Zealand.

St Clair kindergarten gets last-minute reprieve

St Clair kindergarten gets last-minute reprieve

A 100-year-old kindergarten has been saved from closure at the ''11th hour''.

Equal and opposite reactions

Equal and opposite reactions

They work together, they eat lunch together, they even visit each other at home on the weekends.