John Lewis

Mystery man funds free lunches

Mystery man funds free lunches

These days, people are often being told ''There's no such thing as a free meal''.

Duo chasing 'big win' in Aust

Duo chasing 'big win' in Aust

Local country rock duo ChanTilly Music hope to strum up a storm later this month when they represent New Zealand in one of Australasia's largest country music competitions.

Maths teacher wins award

Maths teacher wins award

Revelling in her achievements is not Jeanette Chapman's style.

Highway reopens after crash

Highway reopens after crash

State Highway 1 has reopened following a closure caused by a crash at Palmerston earlier this morning.

Pupil-designed tree house a playground hit

Pupil-designed tree house a playground hit

When the school bell rings for intervals at Waitati School, pupils flood out of their classrooms and head in the same direction - to the new tree house.

King's prepares for ministry meeting

King's prepares for ministry meeting

As the Ministry of Education's deadline for statutory intervention approaches, King's High School is preparing to meet ministry representatives to find a way forward.

School's offer to negotiate 'knocked back'

School's offer to negotiate 'knocked back'

Dunedin South MP Clare Curran has waded into the King's High School enrolment scheme debate, revealing the school made an offer to negotiate with the Ministry of Education which was ''knocked back''.

Family fife link fascinates

Family fife link fascinates

Fife? What's a fife?That was Mornington School pupil Ella Moses' first reaction when she was shown the woodwind instrument recently loaned to her school.

Chinese pupils find Dunedin 'very exciting'

Chinese pupils find Dunedin 'very exciting'

Arranging for Chinese pupils to visit Taieri College was challenging, but now it seems getting them to want to go home again is another challenge.

King's prepares to take on Ministry of Education

King's prepares to take on Ministry of Education

King's High School's board of trustees is standing firm and completing an application to begin court proceedings against the Ministry of Education.