John Lewis

New principal intermediate first

New principal intermediate first

Given the large proportion of women in the education sector, Heidi Hayward is finding it hard to believe she is about to become the first female principal of an intermediate school in Dunedin.

It is family first from now on for retiring DNI head

It is family first from now on for retiring DNI head

It's ''payback'' time for Ross Leach.

Changing times: another pub gone

Changing times: another pub gone

The closure of another suburban Dunedin pub points to a worrying trend, Hospitality New Zealand says.

Otago in 'stellar' HRC grant showing

Otago in 'stellar' HRC grant showing

The University of Otago almost scooped the pool in this year's Health Research Council national funding round.

'Like the good old days' - new footpath welcomed

'Like the good old days' - new footpath welcomed

A new footpath is leading the Harington Point community back to the good old days when neighbours yarned over the front fence.

Police warn retailers of eftpos scam

Southern shop owners are being warned by police about a scam involving eftpos machines that has already left one business out of pocket.

Costs of staging contest excessive

Costs of staging contest excessive

Dunedin secondary schools are questioning the costs associated with competing in the Stage Challenge competition, with some contemplating boycotting the event in favour of running their own event for a fraction of the cost.

Education sector staff shortages alert

Education sector staff shortages alert

New Zealand's education and training services sector may soon face staff shortages, with potential employees finding the industry less attractive, research from the world's second-largest human resources service provider shows.

Terror ride: just grin and bear it

Terror ride: just grin and bear it

Riding with Ken Block is probably as close to death as one can get.

Bring back tartan kilt, Queen's pupils say

Bring back tartan kilt, Queen's pupils say

Queen's High School has canvassed the community on a new uniform for the school after junior pupils called for a change to their present dress code.