John Lewis

Tolley falls silent on schools review

Education Minister Anne Tolley is declining to comment further on the South Dunedin schools review now that it has reached its final consultation stage.

Medal for polytechnic co-ordinator

Medal for polytechnic co-ordinator

When you are passionate about your work, it no longer seems like work.

Woman arrested over air rage on Dunedin flight

Woman arrested over air rage on Dunedin flight

Alleged "aggressive and destructive" behaviour on a domestic flight has resulted in a 26-year-old Wellington woman being arrested by Dunedin police.

Submissions on schools review well down

The number of submissions to the Ministry of Education's second round of consultation on the South Dunedin schools review is significantly lower than the total received in the first round.

Cambridge calls Otago student

Cambridge calls Otago student

When it came down to choosing whether to continue his medical degree at the University of Otago or take up a $100,000-per-year scholarship to study languages at Cambridge University in England, the choice was easy for Will Coleman.

Race Unity Day a happy diversion

Race Unity Day a happy diversion

Shunya Yago has been somewhat distracted of late. Since the earthquake and tsunami in Japan on March 11, his thoughts have been on the plight of his family, particularly his grandparents, who live in Miyagi prefecture near the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant.

'Idiotic behaviour' angers firefighter

'Idiotic behaviour' angers firefighter

"Half of our future leaders appear to be idiots. The other half appear to be sheep." Those were the words of Willowbank station officer Grant Clarkson yesterday.

Gang Show cast into their work

Gang Show cast into their work

As with all 27 other Gang Shows held in Dunedin since 1956, the cast of this year's production are again keeping tight-lipped about the show's theme.

Anniversary Day: variety in observance

Anniversary Day: variety in observance

Otago Anniversary Day is once again providing the annual dose of confusion about what will be open, and what will not.

Tool to help pick the right major for you

Tool to help pick the right major for you

What should I be? These days, it is a $200,000 question.