John Lewis

April chill - it's a record

April chill - it's a record

If you're thinking it's colder than usual for this time of year, you're right. Monday afternoon's temperature at Dunedin International Airport was a record.

Heart Foundation gets behind pool

Heart Foundation gets behind pool

The New Zealand Heart Foundation has waded into the fundraising effort to save the Otago Therapeutic Pool in Dunedin.

RSA appeals for stolen medals' return

The RSA says the World War 1 medals stolen from a package destined for Dunedin will be almost impossible to sell and is pleading with the culprits not to dispose of them.

School sports field sold to Auckland developer

School sports field sold to Auckland developer

Part of Kaikorai Valley College's playing field is about to be turned into a housing subdivision after being sold on the open market to an Auckland property developer.

Musicians band together for Feastock festival

Musicians band together for Feastock festival

It used to be a gardener's nightmare - people dancing on the petunias and turning the back lawn into a mud pit suitable for army training exercises.

Schools gain China-ties grants

Schools gain China-ties grants

Three Dunedin schools have received funding from the Government to strengthen their school relationships with China.

Heidi and Hudo's 30,000km world adventure

Heidi and Hudo's 30,000km world adventure

Nearly freezing to death in -21degC and melting shoe soles are just some of the joys of driving a 1930 Hudson Great Eight for 77-year-old Heidi Hetzer.

New college block takes shape

New college block takes shape

Staff and pupils are beginning to gain some perspective on what Taieri College's new administration and teaching blocks will look like.

BBC doco a big boost for Dunedin

BBC doco a big boost for Dunedin

Popular BBC television documentary Coast is being filmed in Dunedin and is tipped to give the region tourism publicity ''you couldn't afford to pay for''.

Konnichiwa! Tanaka pleased to meet pupils

Konnichiwa! Tanaka pleased to meet pupils

When 40 Japanese school exchange pupils from Ichikawa High School met one of their sporting heroes, Japan and Highlanders rugby halfback Fumiaki Tanaka, naturally there was not a word of English spoken.