John Lewis

Welfare centres set up as travellers stranded

Welfare centres set up as travellers stranded

Welfare centres were set up last night in four North Otago towns along State Highway 1 to provide accommodation and food for motorists trapped by floodwaters.

Scholarship won by language student

Scholarship won by language student

As if English and Japanese were not already enough, German and Maori are next on Daniel Abbott's list of languages to master.

Knox minister comes home

Knox minister comes home

More than 30 years after finishing his theology training in Dunedin, the Rev Dr Kerry Enright has returned to take up a position as minister at Knox Church.

Put plans on hold, PSA tells institute

Public Service Association union members are urging AgResearch to put its Future Footprint plans on hold and rework the proposal with ''good levels'' of genuine community, stakeholder, staff and union engagement.

Project strikes chord with musician

Project strikes chord with musician

Don't forget your roots.

Fairfield plans to roll out tablets

Fairfield plans to roll out tablets

Education at Fairfield School is moving into the 21st century with plans to equip its pupils with tablets so they can work anywhere, anytime.

DVD on Christchurch rebuild a hit

DVD on Christchurch rebuild a hit

A DVD made in Dunedin, which shows the progress Christchurch is making following the 2011 earthquakes, has given the Duchess of Cambridge ''goose bumps''.

Walking stick of noble origin

Walking stick of noble origin

In the spirit of goodwill, a Royal walking cane given to a Karitane farmer and Maori translator more than 80 years ago, might be returned to the Royal Family.

Steiner pupils getting a buzz

Steiner pupils getting a buzz

Being encouraged by your teacher to smoke on school grounds is not your typical educational advice.

Communicating has just got better

Communicating has just got better

The art of communication can be difficult, particularly for some pupils at Dunedin's Sara Cohen School.