John Lewis

Theatre now has brighter future

Theatre now has brighter future

Tom Ross has always had a smile that can light up a room.

Top country singers Cook, Burgess to do local show

Top country singers Cook, Burgess to do local show

There will be plenty of boots, cowboy hats and the odd ''yee-hah'' in Mosgiel this weekend when two of Australasia's top country singers perform at the Hotel Taieri.

$1.2m 'learning areas' for school

$1.2m 'learning areas' for school

Balmacewen Intermediate is about to undergo a $1.2 million development aimed at providing a little more breathing/learning space at the school.

Popular musical for Mosgiel

Popular musical for Mosgiel

It's an unavoidable quip: The hills around Mosgiel will be alive with the sound of music next month.

Pool helps McKenna keep up

Pool helps McKenna keep up

It seems McKenna Gray can't wait to get going. Much to her mum's dismay, she was born more than two months early.

Missing hunter 'would have crawled out' if he could

Missing hunter 'would have crawled out' if he could

Dunedin hunter Murray Edge has been missing since last Sunday. His anxious wife, Marilyn, speaks from the heart to John Lewis about the man she first met when they were children at primary school.

Mainstream work challenges aired

Mainstream work challenges aired

Josh Perry may be wheelchair-bound, but it is certainly not stopping him from standing on his own two feet, financially speaking.

Challenge of stage grows for schools

Challenge of stage grows for schools

The flood of sweat and tears is ramping up in Dunedin schools as they put the finishing touches to their Stage Challenge and J Rock performances.

Patriots headed for Wellington

Patriots headed for Wellington

In a former life, they used to carry knives, machine guns, rocket launchers and the like.

Crematorium building work under way

Crematorium building work under way

The site of a new crematorium on the Taieri has become a hive of activity, with earthworks and foundation construction under way.