John Lewis

Descendants of Waikouaiti settlers celebrate

Descendants of Waikouaiti settlers celebrate

Descendants of the Kennard family are flooding into Waikouaiti and Dunedin this weekend to celebrate the 175th anniversary of the family's arrival in Otago.

Columba cancels Vanuatu trip; sets up appeal instead

Columba cancels Vanuatu trip; sets up appeal instead

Cyclone Pam has ended months of planning and fundraising for pupils at Columba College, whose planned trip to Vanuatu has been cancelled.

'Future classic' on show in Dunedin

'Future classic' on show in Dunedin

Until recently, there was no such thing as a guilt-free supercar.

Taieri Beach to have classroom makeover

Taieri Beach to have classroom makeover

A classroom at Taieri Beach School is about to get its first makeover since the 1980s.

NCEA tracking just got easier

NCEA tracking just got easier

Aaron Fahey's problems do not keep him awake at night - his searches for solutions do.

Website graduates to take on world

Website graduates to take on world

What started out as a school project for a former Bayfield High School pupil is now selling shares and about to go global.

Graphic crash show for pupils

Graphic crash show for pupils

The memories of police, ambulance and fire officers are filled with accident scenes they would much rather forget. They come from years of attending serious car crashes, many of them involving young people. Yesterday, they shared some of their experience and knowledge, in a bid to help young people make good choices for themselves when using our roads. Reporter John Lewis and photographer Peter McIntosh were there.

Otago artists in Top Art show

Otago artists in Top Art show

Artworks by three former Otago secondary school art pupils have been selected for exhibition in a nationwide tour.

Taieri College trialling new lesson schedule

Taieri College trialling new lesson schedule

Taieri College is attempting to boost NCEA achievement levels by shuffling the school timetable so pupils spend more time in class during the morning when their academic juices are at their most potent.

Forever a Queen's girl at heart

Forever a Queen's girl at heart

Not every woman can lay claim to being able to fit into their school uniform more than 50 years after finishing school.