John Lewis

Cars and costumes for vintage education

Cars and costumes for vintage education

Amana Christian School principal Liz Bishop and pupils pose with a 1914 Buick (left) and 1918 Model T Ford at the Mosgiel school last Wednesday.

20m fall: Matt feels 'really blessed' to survive

20m fall: Matt feels 'really blessed' to survive

The moment Matt Stewart clicked his safety harness on to the line, he realised his mistake.

Tenants move out as former school sold

Tenants move out as former school sold

Several tenants using the former Corstorphine School are being forced to move out to make way for a new property development that could begin as early as next month.

School principal retiring after 35-year teaching career

School principal retiring after 35-year teaching career

What do you call it when you retire at age 60, but keep working part-time while enjoying all those activities you did not have time for during your 35-year teaching career?

$22k on offer for Puaka Matariki activities

$22k on offer for Puaka Matariki activities

About $22,000 is available for organisations in the Dunedin area wanting to participate in this year's Maori new year celebrations.

'She was only 21. That's too young'

'She was only 21. That's too young'

When one of Rachel Chamberlain's best friends died from cancer, just days after turning 21, it brought home to her the fact it is not just an ''old person's'' disease.

Suits you, King's High senior boys

Suits you, King's High senior boys

Pinstripe suits have long been associated with conservative business attire in Dunedin, but now it appears they could be an option for a new school uniform for senior pupils at King's High School.

Gardening tips for tots dirt simple

Gardening tips for tots dirt simple

There was dirt in places that there probably should not have been at Helen Deem Kindergarten yesterday.

Figures didn't hold water but story still convinced

Figures didn't hold water but story still convinced

If you got sucked into yesterday's Otago Daily Times April Fools' Day prank about water meters being covertly installed in Dunedin, don't feel like a drip - you weren't the only one who fell for it tap, plug and sink.

Vintage rug returning to motherland

Vintage rug returning to motherland

A 160-year-old woollen bed rug brought from the Shetland Islands to New Zealand in the 1870s is to make the long trip home again later this year.