A Dunedin secondary school pupil has been given the day off
school to advise senior government officials - and perhaps
Prime Minister John Key - on ways to improve New Zealand's
A plane crash in
the centre of Middlemarch had emergency services staff
A University of Otago research scientist says clinical trials
of a cure for type 1 diabetes could begin in Dunedin within
the next two years.
Pupils skipping NCEA
examinations in Otago have dropped dramatically in the past
three years, but principals say the numbers are still too
Dunedin chiropractors may notice a small influx of clientele
during the next week, following a visit by the Nitro Circus
to Forsyth Barr Stadium.
Most toddlers have trouble staying upright, let alone riding
a trike - but not Joel George.
As Jackie Barron was commissioned as St Hilda's Collegiate
School's new principal, she expressed delight there were
connections with her old life and her new one.
Taieri College is bustling with life again after
opening its doors last week, and plenty of time has been
spent trying to work out how to fit more pupils into a school
with fewer classrooms.
As many schools burst back into life this week, education
reporter John Lewis and photographer Christine O'Connor went
back to class. They sat at the back at Taieri Beach School,
learning about a day in the life of sole-charge teacher Liz
Moments before Dunedin skateboarder Salvador Martin-Bulfin
ploughed into the pavement, he was weighing up his options.
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