John Lewis

Science chance at last minute

Science chance at last minute

Sam van der Weerden is not normally one to take pleasure in other people's misfortunes, but this time he is making an exception.

Station owner pumped up

Station owner pumped up

The new Z Energy fuel station in Green Island is almost gassed up and ready for a steady stream of cars.

Watching over pool users 'has its upsides'

Watching over pool users 'has its upsides'

Growing up with one of the country's most popular beaches on her back doorstep inspired Ashlie Nobilo to become a lifeguard - not so much out of want, but necessity.

School receives $217,000 in grants

School receives $217,000 in grants

Science, technology and sporting education at Kaikorai Valley College has received an extraordinary funding boost of $217,000 from the Government's Teacher-led Innovation Fund.

Number plate thefts prompt screw move

A series of number plate thefts in Dunedin has prompted police to investigate and source anti-theft screws.

Following Sir Ed's footprints with aid

Following Sir Ed's footprints with aid

Sir Edmund Hillary once said you don't have to be a fantastic hero to do certain things - ''you can be just an ordinary chap, sufficiently motivated to reach challenging goals''.

'Price on nature' needed

'Price on nature' needed

A former Department of Conservation scientist has told a Dunedin symposium one of the greatest hurdles facing New Zealand's environment is the lack of ''a price on nature'', and has called for the Government to introduce an environmental consumption tax.

Help makes life easier

Help makes life easier

Lewis Vaughan (left) and friend Jacob Reeve (both 15) load a sodden and damaged piece of furniture on to a trailer.

Help offers pour in for family

Help offers pour in for family

Natasha Williams feels like a huge burden has been lifted from her shoulders - much of it carried by Good Samaritans from as far away as Auckland.

Special Kiwi holiday souvenir

Special Kiwi holiday souvenir

An Australian couple on holiday in New Zealand will be taking home a Kiwi souvenir unlike any other.