John Lewis

Third year in 'best work place' finals

Third year in 'best work place' finals

Giving employees an opportunity to be creative and take ownership of their work has elevated a small Dunedin company to the finals of the JRA Best Workplace Awards for the third consecutive year.

New OGHS principal announced

New OGHS principal announced

Te Aau's loss is Dunedin's gain with Fiordland College principal Linda Miller named principal of Otago Girl's High School.

Correct procedure followed - board

Correct procedure followed - board

Bathgate Park School establishing board of trustees chairwoman Joy Clark is adamant the board has followed correct procedure in its appointment of the school principal, despite complaints from former board members.

Appointment of principal called invalid

Appointment of principal called invalid

Ructions have broken out within the establishment board of trustees at Bathgate Park School, with two board members resigning amid allegations the appointment of Whetu Cormick as principal was "flawed" and "invalid".

Commerce careers boost for young trio

An aptitude for commerce has won three Dunedin secondary school pupils PricewaterhouseCoopers New Zealand 2011 Scholarships - the most awarded in Dunedin since the awards were established eight years ago.

Proposed cuts concern mayors

Proposed cuts to Government funding of a successful and innovative youth programme in Otago and Southland has left mayors in the southern region unified in their concern about a rise in displaced youth.

School computers recycled

School computers recycled

About five years is all it took for 102 computer monitors, 82 hard-drives, 14 printers, and an assortment of associated cables to become outdated.

Warning over low Maori school roll

Warning over low Maori school roll

The Ministry of Education has given Dunedin's Maori community a wake-up call, warning if they do not use Te Kura Kaupapa o Otepoti, they may lose it.

Talk on threat to homeopathic medicine

Prominent campaigner for political truth and integrity, and former oilfield executive Ian Crane, will be in Dunedin to discuss potential threats to the production of natural, herbal and homeopathic medicines.

School to remain open after roll lifts

In a surprise turnaround, the Education Minister Anne Tolley has announced Paerau School in Central Otago will remain open, following community consultation to close it.