John Lewis

Worst of this flu season yet to come

Worst of this flu season yet to come

A cold is different from influenza. The flu usually develops more quickly. You will have fever and muscle aches within a few hours and will generally feel sicker than with a cold. John Lewis and Eileen Goodwin report.

Follow the piper for fun and Games

Follow the piper for fun and Games

Arthur Street School's version of the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony may have been created on a shoestring budget compared with the official ceremony in Glasgow today, but childhood imagination and enthusiasm well and truly made up for it.

Conflict leaves science trip uncertain

Conflict leaves science trip uncertain

Mathew Denys' trip of a lifetime to the World Science Conference in Jerusalem next month is in limbo as conflict rages in Gaza.

OGHS introduces house system

OGHS introduces house system

Otago Girls' High School has established a permanent house system aimed at building on the school's camaraderie and competitive spirit.

Past and present NZ Post staff gather

Past and present NZ Post staff gather

For more than 40 years, David Feather and Max Larkins have been making sure important mail such as birthday cards, letters from home, medical appointments and, of course, the bills, reaches your post box each morning.

Sweet Adelines celebrate harmonious 25 years

Sweet Adelines celebrate harmonious 25 years

When Anne Limburg founded the Dunedin Harmony Chorus of Sweet Adelines 25 years ago, she never dreamt it would be so successful.

Frank views at casket open day

Frank views at casket open day

Some people tend to get a bit twitchy when it comes to choosing their own funeral casket, especially when they are still alive.

$2m upgrade sweet music

$2m upgrade sweet music

The Ministry of Education has called for tenders to develop the Otago Girls' High School music department to the tune of nearly $2 million.

OBHS pupil in top 15 of maths contest

OBHS pupil in top 15 of maths contest

If a goat is tethered with a 4.5m-long rope to the corner of a shed which is 2m long and 2m wide, what is the maximum area the goat can graze?

One day their prints may come

One day their prints may come

If three Columba College pupils could see their business plan come to fruition, every hospital in New Zealand would have a 3-D printer creating low-cost prosthetic limbs for amputees.