John Lewis

One more whirl around the floor

One more whirl around the floor

Arms and legs will be flailing this weekend as Dunedin gets into the swing of things at the Mid-Winter Swing Festival.

Closures possible as Catholic rolls drop

Closures possible as Catholic rolls drop

Declining rolls at several Dunedin Catholic schools have forced the Catholic Diocese of Dunedin to consider the future of the city's Catholic education network.

Retired teachers proud of past pupils’ achievements (+ video)

Retired teachers proud of past pupils’ achievements (+ video)

Between the two of them, recently retired Rob Duffy and Atha Nazaris have chalked up nearly a century of service to education.

Blanket of smoke irritates residents

Blanket of smoke irritates residents

Burn-offs on nearby farms have drawn a cloud of complaints from Waikouaiti residents.

Co-housing group signs contract

Co-housing group signs contract

A Dunedin co-housing project that aims to build energy-efficient, sustainable housing on the former High Street School site has taken another step forward after the signing of a building contract.

Busy day for firefighters

Busy day for firefighters

A series of scrub fires in the Dunedin area kept firefighters busy for much of yesterday.

'It’s unbelievable this should happen'

'It’s unbelievable this should happen'

International opera singer and former University of Otago student Anna Leese Guidi has thanked New Zealand for its support, after learning her Italian husband Stefano has two years to live.

Six years' experience brings success

Six years' experience brings success

A lighter touch was the key to a Dunedin pop rock band's success at the Otago regional final of the Smokefreerockquest at the weekend.

Absence makes heart grow fonder

Absence makes heart grow fonder

Sixty years of marriage has taught keen athletes Bruce and Margaret Malcolm that matrimony is just like any other game, with its own particular set of rules.

Growth drives school building boom

Growth drives school building boom

Skyrocketing pupil numbers in the Lakes and Central Otago areas mean large parts of many schools in those places will be construction sites for years to come.