John Lewis

Tobias adds to success

Tobias adds to success

Tobias Devereux has done it again.

School board trustee numbers down

School board trustee numbers down

The number of people serving on school boards of trustees in Otago has declined by 133 in the past decade.

Resourcefulness cuts down uniform costs

Resourcefulness cuts down uniform costs

Buying school uniforms is a costly annual exercise which can force some parents beyond their financial limits and under the couch cushions looking for loose change.

Course opened up 'new world'

Course opened up 'new world'

These days Josh MacMillan divides his life into two parts - bOB and aOB - before Outward Bound and after Outward Bound.

Interventions in Otago schools fall

Interventions in Otago schools fall

The number of Otago schools requiring Ministry of Education intervention has dropped during the past year to its lowest point since 2008.

Builders chosen for Antarctic stint

Builders chosen for Antarctic stint

Dunedin may be baking in one of the best summers in years, but two Dunedin builders are leaving that behind for the chillier climes of the Antarctic tomorrow.

Crohn's camp chance for boys to share experiences

Crohn's camp chance for boys to share experiences

For many young people, Crohn's disease is painful, debilitating and difficult to talk about with friends - and worst of all, it can leave sufferers with little to look forward to each day.

Artwork may be saved

Artwork may be saved

Rather than remove freestyle artwork painted without permission on a wall in the Water of Leith late last year, the Otago Regional and Dunedin City Councils are working together to find a way to protect it.

Truckload of collectables in store

Truckload of collectables in store

From driving trucks to selling collectables, Marlene Graham has had an interesting career path. John Lewis finds out how it led to creating her ''happy place'' in the former Shingle Creek pub.

Much better every day

Much better every day

As the Otago Daily Times pulls up Sam Stainer's drive, the 8-year-old is kicking a football around in his South Dunedin back yard.