It is unusual for a school to take on the atmosphere of a
jazz club, but when Calder Prescott is involved, anything can
Otago secondary school principals are watching the situation
at St Bede's College closely, saying the court intervention
could have dramatic repercussions on the ability of schools
to discipline pupils.
Rather than being immersed in homework after school, about a
dozen Columba College pupils were up to their necks in pens,
paper, brochures and other items yesterday.
Several years spent planning and planting hundreds of shrubs
to beautify the Gladstone Rd railway corridor in Mosgiel have
been stripped away in a matter of hours by a KiwiRail ditch
Taieri Gorge Railway has been forced to take the unusual step
of towing the company's Dunedin Silver Fern railcar with a
locomotive after the luxury railway vehicle broke down last
Terf Aisi appeared to be the odd one out at the Otago
Anniversary Day races at Wingatui yesterday.
Scouts and girl guides from
around Otago had their first rehearsal for this year's Gang
Show, at Waiora Scout Camp, at the weekend.
The battle for world records raged in Caversham yesterday.
Descendants of the Kennard family are flooding into
Waikouaiti and Dunedin this weekend to celebrate the 175th
anniversary of the family's arrival in Otago.
Cyclone Pam has ended months of planning and fundraising for
pupils at Columba College, whose planned trip to Vanuatu has
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