Despite having two older brothers on the Kings High School
honours board as duxes, Bede Robertson says he did not feel
the least bit pressured to live up to family tradition this
Less than 24 hours away from the beginning of the 2008 New
Zealand Scholarship and NCEA exam season, 6335 Otago pupils
are doing last-minute cramming.
Judgment was for the Dunedin Community Law Centre in the
battle for top honours at the 2008 New Zealand Law Awards.
Spending about 15 hours a week hooked up to a dialysis
machine, wondering if the next phone call will be the one
offering a kidney transplant, is a testing life.
The lesson at Dunedin's Columba College this week is that
three plus five equals 35,000.
It was more "Polar Plunge" than "Push Play", but competitors
in a "virtual triathlon" in central Dunedin yesterday did not
let cold weather slow them down.
A Dunedin City Council survey which shows about half of
Dunedin's school pupils are ferried to school by car is
worrying principals and health organisations.
The education of hundreds of preschoolers in Otago may be in
jeopardy as reports surface that child care operator ABC
Learning Centres Ltd is on the brink of financial collapse.
Southland and South Otago residents experienced heavy snow
showers at times today and should expect more this evening.
Two Otago teachers have won Ministry of Education fellowships
to explore ways of using e-learning to deliver literacy to a
tech-savvy generation of pupils.
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