Youngsters have an
uncanny ability to jump, or fall, into bitterly cold water
and enjoy the experience.
It can be a terrible dilemma for some pupils.
Warning signs are being put up around swimming holes on the
Taieri River near Waipiata, as the Otago Regional Council
investigates the cause of continued high levels of the
bacteria E. coli.
While Novopay has passed one of
its biggest tests, the minister responsible for Novopay,
Steven Joyce, concedes there is still a lot more work to be
done on the troubled education payroll system.
Recently-retired Tokomairiro High School principal Wayne
Edgar was killed in an accident on Tuesday evening, leaving
many in the Milton community in shock.
Concern is growing among Dunedin secondary school principals
that the increasing amount of extracurricular activity going
on in school time is encroaching on syllabus learning in the
Otago principals appear to hold mixed views about whether the
Education Amendment Act 2012, which came into force on
January 1, will be helpful or more of a hindrance.
A health professional is questioning the wisdom of the
Southern District Health Board cutting bed numbers last year,
as Southland Hospital and Dunedin Hospital near capacity.
Now the pressure is off Stanley Paris over his failed attempt
to circumnavigate the planet in 120 days, the 76-year-old has
had time to mull over his future, and has not ruled out
having another go at the world record.
Stressed, relieved, delighted, confused, petrified, even a
little green - they were just some of the expressions on
teens' faces yesterday as they went online to check their
cars for sale
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