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Columba names new principal

Columba names new principal

Columba College, Dunedin, has appointed its first new principal in 35 years.

Tenders called for $2m upgrade at OBHS

Tenders called for $2m upgrade at OBHS

Ministry of Education has called for tenders to carry out a $2 million development of parts of Otago Boys' High School - some of which have not been touched since the 1960s.

Kaikorai College splits off juniors

Kaikorai College splits off juniors

Kaikorai Valley College has been split in two. In a bid to attract more year 7 and 8 pupils to the college, the school had been changed to a junior college (year 7 and 8 pupils) and a senior college (year 9-13) this year, deputy principal John Downes said.

Sailor to attempt record again

Sailor to attempt record again

One of the great Kiwi battlers is planning to have another go at becoming the oldest man to circumnavigate the globe solo on a yacht.

Schools join to celebrate Maori culture

Schools join to celebrate Maori culture

Fairfield School provided a taste of Maori culture last week when 10 schools and a kindergarten took part in the Taieri Schools Kaupapa Maori Festival Hui Ako.

'Arthritis' no obstacle to success

'Arthritis' no obstacle to success

Alex Leckie-Zaharic did not let ''arthritis'' get in the way of him winning a major regional competition in Dunedin yesterday.

New Green Island supermarket confirmed

New Green Island supermarket confirmed

Progressive Enterprises has confirmed it plans to go ahead with a multimillion-dollar supermarket development in Green Island.

Ice blamed for crash on Three Mile Hill

Ice blamed for crash on Three Mile Hill

The driver of a four-wheel-drive vehicle was lucky to walk away with minor injuries after crashing on Three Mile Hill at the weekend, Dunedin police say.

Otago bands in rock final

Two Otago secondary school rock bands have been selected among the top 30 acts nationally to thrash it out in the final of the 2014 Smokefreerockquest.

Good fortune due to Jewels

Good fortune due to Jewels

In the distance, Natasha O'Brien could hear her miniature Jack Russell barking.