John Lewis

Old kindergarten to make way for new

Old kindergarten to make way for new

"We want people to walk in the door and say, 'Hey look, this is Port Chalmers'."

Confusion as strike suspended

Confusion as strike suspended

The Post Primary Teachers' Association and the Ministry of Education have resumed pay talks, but left annoyed and frustrated secondary schools in their wake.

Kavanagh eyes demolition after purchase

Kavanagh eyes demolition after purchase

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Dunedin has taken advantage of a rare opportunity to expand the college by up to 25%, by buying the neighbouring Otago Polytechnic buildings which were owned by the Ministry of Education.

Strike's off - but do pupils know?

Strike's off - but do pupils know?

The Post Primary Teachers' Association yesterday called off strike action planned for today - but the decision was announced when classrooms were empty.

Bishop applies to close St Patrick's School

Bishop applies to close St Patrick's School

St Patrick's School in South Dunedin will be the sixth primary school in two and a-half years to close in the city, but an education specialist believes closures may become less frequent.

Colourful creation from young inventor

Colourful creation from young inventor

Lately, Ben Mulholland's house in Mosgiel has been looking more like a night club after dark than a humble home.

Passion for Shakespeare takes pupil to the Globe

Passion for Shakespeare takes pupil to the Globe

She may not speak with a "cultured" Shakespearean accent, but that hasn't stopped Aislinn Furlong from winning a three-week tour to study and perform in one of Shakespeare's plays at the Globe Theatre in London.

More engagement, more opportunities

More engagement, more opportunities

Diversity has been a significant factor in the success of one of New Zealand's leading businessmen.

Tsunami response exercise

Tsunami response exercise

While the people of Otago went about their daily business yesterday, Civil Defence was hard at work preparing the region for a one-in-2500-year disaster.

Going out on a limb in climbing display

Going out on a limb in climbing display

People swinging about in the Octagon's plane trees is not a common lunchtime sight in Dunedin.