John Lewis

Fishing trip turns to rescue drama

Fishing trip turns to rescue drama

Jack and David Malcolm dragged in more than they bargained for when they went fishing at the Steamer Basin in Dunedin yesterday morning.

Police find boy (2) wandering streets at 2.15am

Dunedin police officers on a routine patrol were surprised to find a 2-year-old boy wandering the streets of Halfway Bush in pyjamas early yesterday.

Strong response to consultation on schools

Strong response to consultation on schools

The Ministry of Education has received a strong response to consultation on the South Dunedin schools review.

Curiosity pays off

Curiosity pays off

If it bubbles, moves or makes a noise, Luke Nie (12) wants to know about it.

Alex touches down with plenty to caw about

Alex touches down with plenty to caw about

Alex McCaw has just scored one up on cousin Richie. While Richie is also an accomplished glider pilot - and the All Black captain to boot, Alex (18) can now boast a superior gliding achievement.

Ute load not a beaut load

Ute load not a beaut load

How many Southlanders can you fit in a ute?

Schools fail to reach consensus

A meeting of boards of trustees and principals from six south Dunedin schools failed to find common ground on a viable option for dealing with the increasing number of empty classrooms.

Supercal-refrigerated-expialidocious

Supercal-refrigerated-expialidocious

There is only one way to describe it.

Award-winning 'naughty' big reader

Award-winning 'naughty' big reader

Moira Thomson's idea of being naughty in English classes is reading when she thinks the teacher isn't looking.

Global interest in plastics recycling machine

Global interest in plastics recycling machine

A recycling machine which turns plastic into bricks has generated interest from prospective national and international buyers, and its Dunedin inventor believes it could be the building block of a multimillion-dollar earner for Dunedin.