John Lewis

Teachers to stop work

Teachers to stop work

Otago secondary school teachers will join their counterparts around the country in stopwork meetings with the Post Primary Teachers Association during the next three days to discuss future industrial action.

Cull vows action on street violence

Cull vows action on street violence

Making public drunkenness an offence, banning repeat offenders from parts of Dunedin city, and reviewing alcohol licensing laws are just some of the options to be investigated by the Dunedin City Council in a bid to stamp out "repugnant" street violence.

Copping it for cancer

Copping it for cancer

"It brings a tear to the eye - much like pepper spray does."

'It really wasn't worth the night out'

'It really wasn't worth the night out' A 20-year-old Dunedin father-of-two has been on a liquid diet since being seriously asaulted in the city centre

Be wary on streets - police

Be wary on streets - police

Serious assaults are on the rise in Dunedin and police say the city is no longer as safe after dark as it once was.

Late to class but welcome

Late to class but welcome

The suppliers of Bayfield High School's new uniforms have been given a disapproving look from staff for a late arrival for school this year.

Eager art-loving tourist leaves clue for police

Eager art-loving tourist leaves clue for police

The discovery of a wallet in Dunedin's Temple Gallery after it was broken into yesterday morning led to an art-loving American tourist who, it seems, just couldn't wait for the gallery to open.

From musical to diplomatic notes

From musical to diplomatic notes

Thirty years ago, a shaggy-haired David Pine was playing guitar with Sneaky Feelings, wearing jeans, scuffed shoes and woolly jumpers.

Is Maudie the oldest woman in New Zealand?

Is Maudie the oldest woman in New Zealand?

Could Clyde's Maudie Wilson be New Zealand's oldest woman?

Dunedin pupils win more scholarships

Dunedin pupils win more scholarships

Despite there being no noticeable increase in the number of Dunedin pupils sitting New Zealand scholarship examinations in 2010, the city's secondary school pupils have recorded a significant increase in the number of scholarships gained.