John Lewis

Man's body found in harbour

Man's body found in harbour

Police retrieved the body of a man body from Otago Harbour this morning, after it was discovered by a member of the public.

Maths simply fun

Maths simply fun

Sam Thompson and George Bates love nothing more than to answer complex mathematical equations off the top of their heads, just to see the looks on people's faces.

Snowsports: Need for speed leads to luge spot

Snowsports: Need for speed leads to luge spot

Tayla Ward is on a slippery slope to sporting stardom.

Sisters celebrate success

Sisters celebrate success

Two sisters are this year's Mana Pounamu Young Achievers' Award winners for Taieri College.

Turntables let pupils give DJ mixing a whirl

Turntables let pupils give DJ mixing a whirl

Otago Girls' High School pupils got a bit mixed up yesterday. Instead of eating their sandwiches, they spent their lunch break seeing if they had the skills to become a DJ.

Sailor set to take on the world again

Sailor set to take on the world again

His rig failing and ribs cracked, a former Dunedin sailor limped back to the United States earlier this year after an aborted attempt to circumnavigate the globe solo non-stop. This month, Stanley Paris hopes to set sail again and make history, John Lewis reports.

Texting pedestrian hit by car in central Dunedin

Texting pedestrian hit by car in central Dunedin

A 20-year-old Dunedin man was enraged after being injured in a hit-and-run incident on George St yesterday, but on reflection acknowledged the incident might well have been his own fault.

Ute taken and left safe, close by

A vehicle theft in Teviot St, Dunedin, has police scratching their heads.

Otago pupils scoop awards

Otago pupils scoop awards

Dunedin secondary schools have scooped all the major categories at the 2014 New Zealand Historical Association Awards.

Dream job says it loud: follow your aspirations

Dream job says it loud: follow your aspirations

It's the ultimate career dream - turning your childhood passion into a paid living. John Lewis talks to Weta Workshop supervisor Rob Gillies about what it's like creating cool props and special effects for Hollywood movies.