John Lewis

Free breakfast numbers triple

Free breakfast numbers triple

The number of Otago schools offering free breakfasts to its pupils has more than tripled in the past six years.

Otago teacher struck off after conviction

Otago teacher struck off after conviction

An Otago teacher has been struck off the teachers' register by the Disciplinary Tribunal of the New Zealand Teachers' Council after being convicted last year of indecent assault.

Spinstars cycling up storm to help charity

Spinstars cycling up storm to help charity

By day, they are just like most other Dunedin businesswomen - in heels and work apparel.

Game fun way to learn safety

Game fun way to learn safety

Being seriously injured in an accident is not a game. But it seems being educated on how to avoid serious injury can be.

Summer of sun no fun on farm

Summer of sun no fun on farm

Townies are loving it. Farmers are loathing it.

UN trip privilege for Columba girls

UN trip privilege for Columba girls

It is amazing what you can do in 24 hours when you have to.

Determined Olivia: I cherish every day

Determined Olivia: I cherish every day

''Inspirational'' Palmerston teenager Olivia Ollerenshaw has recovered from a near-death training crash to retain her South Island secondary schools duathlon title. Her inspiration was her father, Bryan, who died of cancer last year, John Lewis reports.

Centre to celebrate 40 years

Centre to celebrate 40 years

Compared with many other early childhood education centres around Otago, East Taieri Preschool is still a spring chicken.

Ngai Tahu looking at Kaikorai College land

Ngai Tahu looking at Kaikorai College land

Ngai Tahu appears to be eyeing up a small slab of playing field at Dunedin's Kaikorai Valley College for future use.

Educanz nominations open

Educanz nominations open

Abolition of the New Zealand Teachers' Council is one step closer with the opening of nominations for the Government's newly created Education Council of Aotearoa New Zealand (Educanz).