Year 9 rolls are expected to increase by up to 30% for
several Dunedin secondary schools next year, and though the
boom is not predicted to last, one school is considering
reopening a boarding hostel it closed in 2006.
As the death of Nelson Mandela intensified emotions around
the globe yesterday, former All Black coach Laurie Mains
shared his impressions of the man he believed had the
greatest influence on his life.
Twenty years after New Zealand ratified the United Nations
Convention on the Rights of the Child (Uncroc), a Unicef New
Zealand report has found 270,000 New Zealand children are
still living below the poverty line.
A letter postmarked 1830 and written by the captain of a
whaling ship in Otago Harbour is one of many postal artefacts
in a Dunedin collector's exhibit which recently won a gold
medal at the 2013 Braziliana World Stamp Exhibition in Rio de