For the first time since the Ministry of Education imposed an
enrolment scheme at King's High School, the school has
revealed its delight in avoiding major cuts to its roll.
For the first time in the 46-year history of the Otago
Secondary Schools Music Festival, entry to this year's event
will be free.
Last month it was rotten apples, loaves of mouldy bread and
stinky yoghurt past its use-by date.
Meet Mr Glad. He is the anagrammatic cousin of Dr Glam - the
musical alter ego of University of Otago contemporary music
lecturer Dr Ian Chapman.
It is not unusual to see Waitaki Valley School pupils on the
farm helping their parents with the calving, lambing and
feeding out at this time of year.
October is decision month for the Al-Noor Charitable Trust.
A wildlife television show produced by a Dunedin company and
watched by children in 20 territories worldwide will soon be
available to New Zealand viewers for the first time.
Here's food for thought: generally, young people absolutely
love pies, chips, lollies and fizzy drinks.
Prime Minister John Key offered words of advice, with tongue
in cheek, to the 57 outstanding pupils from 29 secondary
schools during the 2015 Otago Daily Times Class Act
awards ceremony at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery yesterday.
The family of a Syrian teacher who writes for a Dunedin based
human rights website, believe they know who has kidnapped him
and three Spanish journalists in Aleppo.
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