John Lewis

Medals given to inspire OGHS pupils

Medals given to inspire OGHS pupils

Having amassed many prestigious honours and awards over the years, it would be easy to mistake the letters after the Honorable Dame Silvia Cartwright's name for alphabet soup.

Pupils thriving in Mandarin classes

Pupils thriving in Mandarin classes

George Street Normal School pupils will get an opportunity to show off their new-found Mandarin vocabularies later this year when a group from China visits the school.

Too much computing? Never

Too much computing? Never

Philip Anderson says he is living proof that your eyes won't turn square if you look at a laptop screen all day.

Fun at ball will be no gamble

Fun at ball will be no gamble

A little piece of the entertainment capital of the world is coming to Dunedin this Saturday in the form of Taieri College's annual school ball.

New principal intermediate first

New principal intermediate first

Given the large proportion of women in the education sector, Heidi Hayward is finding it hard to believe she is about to become the first female principal of an intermediate school in Dunedin.

It is family first from now on for retiring DNI head

It is family first from now on for retiring DNI head

It's ''payback'' time for Ross Leach.

Changing times: another pub gone

Changing times: another pub gone

The closure of another suburban Dunedin pub points to a worrying trend, Hospitality New Zealand says.

Otago in 'stellar' HRC grant showing

Otago in 'stellar' HRC grant showing

The University of Otago almost scooped the pool in this year's Health Research Council national funding round.

'Like the good old days' - new footpath welcomed

'Like the good old days' - new footpath welcomed

A new footpath is leading the Harington Point community back to the good old days when neighbours yarned over the front fence.

Police warn retailers of eftpos scam

Southern shop owners are being warned by police about a scam involving eftpos machines that has already left one business out of pocket.