John Lewis

Kapa haka group sets sights higher this time

Kapa haka group sets sights higher this time

Pupils in the King's and Queen's High School kapa haka group are hoping there is some weight in the old adage, ''better luck next time''.

Seismic vulnerability church study queried

A Dunedin structural engineer and church leader has questioned why international seismologists and engineers are analysing up to 29 Dunedin churches to gauge their seismic fitness in the event of an earthquake.

Completing first EP 'humbling' for musician

Completing first EP 'humbling' for musician

For many musicians, completing their first EP is a challenging but rewarding experience.

School to display bell 10 years on

School to display bell 10 years on

It has taken more than a decade, but the 100-year-old bronze bell which used to call pupils to class at King Edward Technical College is finally being put on display at Logan Park High School.

Stars align in bid for music stardom

Stars align in bid for music stardom

Abby Wolfe is marvelling at how the stars have aligned for her after being selected to represent New Zealand at the World Championships of Performing Arts in Hollywood.

Handover facilitates funding

Handover facilitates funding

Maximising funding opportunities is behind a decision to change the ownership of the Mayfair Theatre in South Dunedin.

Death of a glam rock star

Death of a glam rock star

When Ian Chapman kills off his alter-ego Dr Glam later this month, he runs the risk of being considered a murderer by many of his glam rock fans.

Red tape strangles

Cutting red tape for school administrators could help pupils achieve better results, an education specialist says.

'Garden ornament' in honour of grandfather

'Garden ornament' in honour of grandfather

When Athol Murray spotted an old Douglas DC-3 for sale on the internet, the chances of it being one of the planes his grandfather flew during World War 2 were too great to ignore.

240 junior triathletes expected

240 junior triathletes expected

Mosgiel Memorial Park will be a hive of activity this Friday when about 240 children compete in the Plains Junior TRYathlon.