John Lewis

Yachtsman relishes hot shower

Yachtsman relishes hot shower

Stanley Paris is now halfway between Barbados and Cape Verde in the North Atlantic Ocean, and revelling in being able to have hot showers again as he heads for the southern tip of South Africa.

Mighty space for learning

Mighty space for learning

Officially, it is referred to by the Ministry of Education as a Modern Learning Environment (MLE), but George Street Normal School principal Rod Galloway affectionately describes it as a $1.2 million ''big living room'' in the middle of his school.

More than just pedal power

More than just pedal power

Those out to win the Mahinerangi Madness Mountain Bike Race/Ride will no doubt have their heads down and their legs pumping.

Jasper's tops when it comes to writing

Jasper's tops when it comes to writing

Jasper Seddon can spin a pretty good yarn, but readily admits not even he could have come up with a tale this wild about a young boy's success.

Mosgiel woman found safe and well

Mosgiel woman found safe and well

An 18-year-old woman missing from her Mosgiel home for the past three days has been found safe and well.

Stadium transformed into a family-friendly cinema

Stadium transformed into a family-friendly cinema

It was cold, wet and windy outside on Saturday - perfect weather for a Gru-somely despicable time inside Forsyth Barr Stadium.

Homes go under the hammer

Homes go under the hammer

It started with a hammer, and it finished with one.

Decile change dents budget

Decile change dents budget

A Dunedin school has been left $18,000 a year out of pocket and others have been outraged as a result of changes to the Ministry of Education's school decile ratings.

Saddle Hill: still serious issues

Saddle Hill: still serious issues

The future of Saddle Hill looks uncertain, with bickering between the Dunedin City Council and Saddle Views Estate Ltd showing no sign of abating.

Fellowship funds cave art study

Fellowship funds cave art study

where did we come from? It is a question that has been burning in Chris Richards since he was a boy, and one he hopes to gain a better understanding of now he has won the $20,000 Highgate Fellowship.