John Lewis

Pupils chase rowing stars in school contest

Pupils chase rowing stars in school contest

An attempt to beat New Zealand Olympians Mahe Drysdale and Emma Twigg in a rowing race yesterday left about a dozen Logan Park High School pupils gasping for air and flapping blistered hands.

Longest ride all in good cause

Longest ride all in good cause

Outram was a sight for sore eyes for Luke O'Malley, when he cycled into the township last week.

Kavanagh jubilee: a Mass to remember

Kavanagh jubilee: a Mass to remember

It's been called the Toaster and the Glasshouse.

Award first for state girls school

Award first for state girls school

Otago Girls' High School has become New Zealand's first all-girls state secondary school to win a National School of Character award.

'Stunning' - Visitor in raptures over rhodos

'Stunning' - Visitor in raptures over rhodos

Dunedin is putting on a blooming good show of rhododendrons, one of the world's foremost authorities on the flower says.

Theft of lifebuoys prompts concern

Theft of lifebuoys prompts concern

The recurring theft of emergency lifebuoys from cabinets on Customhouse Quay has prompted fears someone will die if it continues.

Studies support use of ketamine for depression

Studies support use of ketamine for depression

Several international studies have highlighted the effectiveness of anaesthetic drug ketamine in treating depression, Prof Paul Glue says.

Time, not money

Time, not money

A 7-year-old with their own cheque book is probably not a good idea - unless it is one issued by the bank of Big Value Christmas.

'Fresh start' for school payrolls

Otago teachers are cautiously optimistic as the beleaguered Novopay payroll system is handed over from designers Talent2 to a new government-owned company.

Radio hams mark 90 years of British contact

Radio hams mark 90 years of British contact

To the lay person, the back of Frank Bell's homemade radio transmitter looks like a box of spare parts.