John Lewis

Lightning shreds macrocarpa

Lightning shreds macrocarpa

A huge macrocarpa tree exploded, sending pieces 70m into the air, after it was struck by lightning yesterday.

Chance to offer sporting opportunities

Chance to offer sporting opportunities

Taieri College principal David Hunter sees his recent election to the New Zealand Secondary Schools Sports Council (NZSSSC) as an opportunity to give back to the next generation of emerging sporting greats.

Solo circumnavigation back on

Solo circumnavigation back on

''With respect to Willie Nelson, I am on the road again.''

It's time for your examination ...

It's time for your examination ...

The nervous energy of senior secondary school pupils in the build-up to NCEA exams evaporated yesterday morning with the first major exam of the 2014 season - level 1 science.

Nervous schools wait for latest decile ratings

Nervous schools wait for latest decile ratings

Otago schools are on edge as the Ministry of Education prepares to release the latest school decile ratings this month.

Wheels go round at street festival

Wheels go round at street festival

Di Carter has been living in South Dunedin for less than a month and already she has her sleeves rolled up.

28 honoured for dedication to St John

28 honoured for dedication to St John

Seven Otago residents were among 28 New Zealanders who received promotions and admissions in the Order of St John during an investiture service in Dunedin on Saturday.

Man's body found in harbour

Man's body found in harbour

Police retrieved the body of a man body from Otago Harbour this morning, after it was discovered by a member of the public.

Maths simply fun

Maths simply fun

Sam Thompson and George Bates love nothing more than to answer complex mathematical equations off the top of their heads, just to see the looks on people's faces.

Snowsports: Need for speed leads to luge spot

Snowsports: Need for speed leads to luge spot

Tayla Ward is on a slippery slope to sporting stardom.