John Lewis

Pupil wins place at physics summer school

Pupil wins place at physics summer school

If you want to learn the language of man, read the Bible. But if you want to learn the language of God, then study physics.

Back to books for teacher as US scholarship beckons

Back to books for teacher as US scholarship beckons

School libraries are usually the domain of studious pupils, cramming their brains with information in preparation for exams or assessments.

Otago musterer on top of world

Otago musterer on top of world A 55-year-old Queenstown musterer was more than likely recalling the words of mountaineering pioneer Sir Edmund Hillary after reaching the top of Mt Everest yesterday.

Retiring Anglican bishop questions cost of office

Retiring Anglican bishop questions cost of office

The Anglican Bishop of Dunedin has announced his intention to retire at Easter next year, and raised questions about whether the Dunedin diocese should replace him.

Reserve plans discussed

Some of the ideas planted during stage one of consultation on two new reserves in Mosgiel, have been weeded out in stage two of the consultation process.

Underpass credited with helping boost school roll

Underpass credited with helping boost school roll

Abbotsford School is expecting to post its highest roll on record later this year, and principal Stephanie Madden is crediting the nearby railway underpass for the surge.

Chance to meet world leaders in Copenhagen

Chance to meet world leaders in Copenhagen

Two Dunedin women hope to rub shoulders with high-profile female leaders such as Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark and singer Annie Lennox during a conference in Copenhagen next week.

Shock as principal steps down

Shock as principal steps down

The unexpected resignation of St Clair School principal Richard Newton has shocked his board of trustees, staff and pupils.

Dunedin pupil blasting off to Norway space camp

Dunedin pupil blasting off to Norway space camp A 17-year-old St Hilda's Collegiate pupil is one of two New Zealanders selected to attend the European Space Camp at Andoya Space Centre in Norway next month.

Cafe owner 'being forced out'

Cafe owner 'being forced out'

A Russian businesswoman believes she is being forced out of her leased premises in the Dunedin Railway Station by the Dunedin City Council to make way for a new family restaurant chain.