John Lewis

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.

Visiting principal realises aim

Visiting principal realises aim

Musselburgh School is a place Peter Bakker has never studied or taught at and yet, something stirred his blood yesterday when he visited the southern Dunedin school.

Bands rock up in quest to become the next big thing

Bands rock up in quest to become the next big thing

For more than two decades, the Smokefreerockquest has pumped out a significant number of the who's who in New Zealand's popular music.

Pupil’s project aiding ecosanctuary

Pupil’s project aiding ecosanctuary

Give William Satterthwaite a circuit board and his eyes light up, not because he's accidentally touched a live wire but because he can use it for real-world applications.

Orator eyes national title

Orator eyes national title

Reva Grills hopes to continue her school's reputation for producing great orators when she represents Otago and South Canterbury in the national final of the Lions Speech Competition later this year.

Residents' ideas for school site sought

Residents' ideas for school site sought

If you have any bright ideas about the former Tomahawk School site, the Dunedin City Council would like to hear from you.

Roseneath crash blamed on sunstrike

Roseneath crash blamed on sunstrike

Police are warning drivers to be wary of sunstrike, after an 81-year-old woman drove her car over a 15m bank in Dunedin yesterday.

Woman cut from car after Roseneath crash (+ video)

Woman cut from car after Roseneath crash (+ video)

A woman had to be cut from her car after it plunged on to the highway at Roseneath, near Port Chalmers, today.