John Lewis

Another bumper year 9 intake for King's High

Another bumper year 9 intake for King's High

King's High School has gathered another bumper crop of year 9 pupils this year and the school's overall roll continues to rise.

Campaign targets excessive speed near schools

Campaign targets excessive speed near schools

In the urban environment, a child struck by a vehicle travelling at 60kmh has only a 15% chance of survival.

Schools showing interest in children's relaxation programme

Children bringing the stresses of their life into the classroom is a well known barrier to education.

Reward offered for information to catch taggers

Reward offered for information to catch taggers

Taggers and ''graffiti artists'' beware.

Dunedin teen 'so close to drowning'

Dunedin teen 'so close to drowning'

Several surf life-savers were upset after a harrowing rescue in which a 14-year-old Dunedin girl nearly drowned at Brighton Beach yesterday.

Brighton Gala Day 'embarrassingly successful'

Brighton Gala Day 'embarrassingly successful'

''It's been embarrassingly successful,'' Brighton Gala Day organiser Colin Weatherall said at the conclusion of the public event yesterday.

Portobello support for fire victims who lost all

Portobello support for fire victims who lost all

The Portobello community has rallied to support a family left with nothing but the clothes they were wearing, after a fire gutted their home on Wednesday.

Marathon for conductor

Dunedin conductor Peter Adams is hoping he will still be able to move his right arm after what feels like a 21-day conducting marathon.

Preschool welcomes sun-smart sensor

Preschool welcomes sun-smart sensor

The sun will not fry an egg on playground equipment at Arthur Burns Preschool, but it does get pretty hot.

Fire engine all fired up for rally

Fire engine all fired up for rally

It emits almost as much smoke as a house fire when it rumbles up the street.