John Lewis

Life is a cabaret for the new Mr Glad

Life is a cabaret for the new Mr Glad

Meet Mr Glad. He is the anagrammatic cousin of Dr Glam - the musical alter ego of University of Otago contemporary music lecturer Dr Ian Chapman.

Aerobics effort pays off

Aerobics effort pays off

It is not unusual to see Waitaki Valley School pupils on the farm helping their parents with the calving, lambing and feeding out at this time of year.

Funding round key for Muslim school

Funding round key for Muslim school

October is decision month for the Al-Noor Charitable Trust.

ZooMoo coming to New Zealand screens

ZooMoo coming to New Zealand screens

A wildlife television show produced by a Dunedin company and watched by children in 20 territories worldwide will soon be available to New Zealand viewers for the first time.

Healthy canteen menu wins excellence award

Healthy canteen menu wins excellence award

Here's food for thought: generally, young people absolutely love pies, chips, lollies and fizzy drinks.

Attitude the key, PM tells top pupils

Attitude the key, PM tells top pupils

Prime Minister John Key offered words of advice, with tongue in cheek, to the 57 outstanding pupils from 29 secondary schools during the 2015 Otago Daily Times Class Act awards ceremony at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery yesterday.

Family believe they know who kidnapped writer

Family believe they know who kidnapped writer

The family of a Syrian teacher who writes for a Dunedin based human rights website, believe they know who has kidnapped him and three Spanish journalists in Aleppo.

'Mean-spirited' plan to sell southern school houses

'Mean-spirited' plan to sell southern school houses

School property in Otago and Southland worth millions of dollars could be sold by the Ministry of Education as part of a nationwide ''fire sale'' of school housing.

Concern at digital exams

Concern at digital exams

Serious concerns have been raised about the New Zealand Qualifications Authority's plans to scrap paper-based exams and replace them with digital exams that can be sat ''online, anytime''.

Putting forward young people's views

Putting forward young people's views

If there is one thing Jessica Ryan has always wanted to see on the Taieri, it is for youth to have more of a say in what goes on in their community.