John Lewis

Costumes resurrected

Costumes resurrected

Putting together wearable arts costumes for a display at Mosgiel Library has been a challenge for Taieri College pupils.

Exchange enlivened by new business

Exchange enlivened by new business

The opening of Silver Fern Farms' headquarters in Dunedin's former chief post office building is boosting custom by up to 25% in the area, some business owners say.

Shark talk to inspire marine biologists

Shark talk to inspire marine biologists

Ryan Johnson grew up in New Zealand dreaming of becoming ''one of those marine biologists you read about in novels''.

School wins sport award

An initiative to increase sports participation rates among primary and secondary school pupils has won Kaikorai Valley College a national award.

Loves-Me-Not to go national

Loves-Me-Not to go national

An educational healthy-relationship programme inspired by the death of Dunedin woman Sophie Elliott is to be offered to all New Zealand schools in the coming weeks.

Historic tour of duty no comedy

Historic tour of duty no comedy

It has been nearly 25 years since Sir Tony Robinson played Baldrick in the cult British comedy series Blackadder, but there is still a bit of the character left in the 67-year-old.

Tears as principal announces surprise resignation

Tears as principal announces surprise resignation

There were tears at Dunedin's St Hilda's Collegiate School yesterday as principal Melissa Bell unexpectedly announced she would resign at the end of this year.

Environment award candidates

Environment award candidates

Climate change and ocean health will be the focus of three Otago secondary school environmental leaders who have been selected to attend the 11th annual Sir Peter Blake Youth EnviroLeaders' Forum in Wellington next month.

Fact-finding mission to China

Fact-finding mission to China

Taieri College principal David Hunter hopes to tap into the economic growth of China by attracting Chinese pupils to study in New Zealand schools.

Bart's tribute to his mum

Bart's tribute to his mum

Bart Lind was 13 when he lost his mother to cancer four years ago.