Dunedin may be baking in one of the best summers in years,
but two Dunedin builders are leaving that behind for the
chillier climes of the Antarctic tomorrow.
For many young people, Crohn's disease is painful,
debilitating and difficult to talk about with friends - and
worst of all, it can leave sufferers with little to look
forward to each day.
Rather than remove freestyle artwork painted without
permission on a wall in the Water of Leith late last year,
the Otago Regional and Dunedin City Councils are working
together to find a way to protect it.
From driving trucks to selling collectables, Marlene
Graham has had an interesting career path. John Lewis finds
out how it led to creating her ''happy place'' in the former
Shingle Creek pub.
the Otago Daily Times pulls up Sam Stainer's drive, the
8-year-old is kicking a football around in his South Dunedin
Mosgiel's Amana Christian School has completed its secondary
education trial period and has been permitted to continue
teaching secondary pupils indefinitely.
A 26% decline in the number of pupils being home-schooled in
Otago during the past decade has left home-schooling
organisations scratching their heads about what is behind the
For Robbie Stevens, the best part about the Whare Flat Folk
Festival is that he can play his banjo from dawn til dusk -
except maybe when he is in the shower.
A Queenstown paraglider is crediting a farmer driving a
tractor with helping him set the New Zealand record for the
longest straight-line flight on a paraglider.
They say curiosity can kill a
cat, but this one got lucky.
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