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.
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.
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.
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.
For more than two decades, the Smokefreerockquest has pumped
out a significant number of the who's who in New Zealand's
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.
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.
If you have any bright ideas about the former Tomahawk School
site, the Dunedin City Council would like to hear from you.
Police are warning drivers to be wary of sunstrike, after an
81-year-old woman drove her car over a 15m bank in Dunedin
A woman had to be cut from her car after it plunged on to the
highway at Roseneath, near Port Chalmers, today.
Submit your news & photos - Login or
Opinion? Have your say - Login or Register
event or notice
Add a photo
Make ODT my
Otago Daily Times print and digital edition, The
Star - Dunedin, The News - Central Otago, The
Ensign - Gore, Southland Express -
Invercargill, Southern Rural Life - Otago and
Southland, The Courier - Timaru, Courier Country - Canterbury and
West Coast, Queenstown Times - Queenstown, Mountain Scene -
Queenstown, The Oamaru Mail - Oamaru, The
Greymouth Star - Greymouth, Hokitika Guardian - Hokitika,
West Coast Messenger - West Coast, The Ashburton Courier -
Ashburton, The News - North Canterbury, Extra! schools
Times South Canterbury