John Lewis

Enrolment schemes: in the zone or out

Enrolment schemes: in the zone or out

King's High School is just days away from making a historic decision about whether to follow the Ministry of Education's advice and establish an enrolment scheme at the school. 

Dozen Otago schools join second computer-based assessment trial

Dozen Otago schools join second computer-based assessment trial

NCEA assessments are about to hit the digital age in Otago, with a dozen schools participating in a nationwide trial of a computer-based maths assessment later this year.

Back flips, dirt – and ballet

Back flips, dirt – and ballet

Wearing leotards can cop you a lot of flak from your mates when you're a bloke.

Variety at university auction

Variety at university auction

What do a large industrial switchboard, some urinals, a set of heavy duty guillotine blades, a bench grinder, some boots and a Sorvall Superspeed centrifuge have in common?

Shakespeare top of the bill

Shakespeare top of the bill

Shakespeare plays are far from child's play.

Science chance at last minute

Science chance at last minute

Sam van der Weerden is not normally one to take pleasure in other people's misfortunes, but this time he is making an exception.

Station owner pumped up

Station owner pumped up

The new Z Energy fuel station in Green Island is almost gassed up and ready for a steady stream of cars.

Watching over pool users 'has its upsides'

Watching over pool users 'has its upsides'

Growing up with one of the country's most popular beaches on her back doorstep inspired Ashlie Nobilo to become a lifeguard - not so much out of want, but necessity.

School receives $217,000 in grants

School receives $217,000 in grants

Science, technology and sporting education at Kaikorai Valley College has received an extraordinary funding boost of $217,000 from the Government's Teacher-led Innovation Fund.

Number plate thefts prompt screw move

A series of number plate thefts in Dunedin has prompted police to investigate and source anti-theft screws.