John Lewis

'We don’t feel safe in our own home any more'

'We don’t feel safe in our own home any more'

A Calton Hill family are furious Dunedin police have not laid charges after they woke during the night to find a stranger standing in their bedroom.

I feel I could go another 100, Arthur says

I feel I could go another 100, Arthur says

Brandy. Arthur Cook reckons it's the elixir of life.

Houses still without power after wild winds

Houses still without power after wild winds

About 15 houses in the Dunedin area remain without power after it was cut by hurricane-force winds on Thursday night.

Speech skills earn top award

Speech skills earn top award

Jesse Matheson is seldom short of something to say, but when he found out he had won the prestigious 2016 Speech New Zealand Founders Scholarship, he was left speechless - almost.

Fulbright award ‘thrill’ for Dunedin teacher

Fulbright award ‘thrill’ for Dunedin teacher

When you get to 55, fewer things in life still excite you, Simon McMillan says.

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.