John Lewis

Three siblings swear by kidney transplants (+ video)

Three siblings swear by kidney transplants (+ video) Colleen Myers and her brothers Terry and Brian Docherty are so close, they share the same kidney disease and two even have kidneys transplanted from other family members.

Education leaders coming to Dunedin

About 150 delegates from education sectors around the world are expected to attend the International Educational Leadership Conference in Dunedin next month.

Bid to 'find ways forward' over floods

Bid to 'find ways forward' over floods

An upcoming public meeting for people living in the South Dunedin "basin'' may be the key to preventing future floods like the one which affected many family homes, schools and businesses last year, Labour MP Clare Curran hopes.

Applicants rise to 12

The number of applicants for the rector's role at Waitaki Boys' High School has nearly doubled, after the school re-advertised the position.

Hitch in WW1 memorial plan

A bid to create a memorial for World War 1 conscientious objectors has hit a snag at one of the last hurdles.

Woman survives lightning strike

Woman survives lightning strike

Anita Hemi is quickly learning that being struck by lightning can have the most peculiar consequences.

Otago schools show financial deficits

Otago schools show financial deficits

More than 40% of Otago's state and state-integrated schools are in financial deficit, new figures released by Education Minister Hekia Parata show.

Tautuku club members beat best fishers in country

Tautuku club members beat best fishers in country

There will be no tall tales today about the big one that got away.

Claim freedom campers 'exploiting' Dunedin’s rules

Claim freedom campers 'exploiting' Dunedin’s rules

A St Clair resident has had enough of freedom campers spoiling the area's clean streets and says the problem is getting worse in Dunedin.

Board unconcerned at Toitu loss

Board unconcerned at Toitu loss

Toitu Otago Settlers Museum has made a $578,000 loss in the past year.