John Lewis

Greenstone trails star in film

Greenstone trails star in film

If you have ever wanted to walk through some wild parts of Fiordland but don't think you have the legs for it, Kavanagh College has the answer.

College musicians tuned into finals

College musicians tuned into finals

Taieri College musicians appear to have taken the lion's share of places in the Otago Regional Final of the Smokefreerockquest this year.

Car in pursuit crash had false plates

Car in pursuit crash had false plates

Police are investigating why a vehicle involved in a high-speed police chase on the Strath Taieri yesterday had false licence plates.

Young photographer opens a few eyes

Young photographer opens a few eyes

When 4-year-old Kaia Powell won a highly commended award in the 2014 Otago Wildlife Photography Competition, there were more than a few eyebrows raised over whether she actually took the photo.

New challenge for former principal

New challenge for former principal

When Chris Cumberland was trying to make the difficult decision about whether he should change careers, it was his daughter who gave him the impetus to go through with it.

Dunedin teen seriously hurt fleeing police

Dunedin teen seriously hurt fleeing police

An unlicenced 16-year-old Dunedin youth is in hospital with a serious head injury after fleeing police in a high-speed pursuit.

More care needed for zero toll: police

More care needed for zero toll: police

With at least 41 reported crashes on southern roads between 5pm Friday and late last night, drivers will need to keep their wits about them if the region is going to keep its Queen's Birthday road toll at zero, Dunedin police say.

Partnership to aid youth gains grant

A new partnership, established between 10 Dunedin secondary schools, Otago Polytechnic and a Dunedin professional development firm, aims to help Dunedin school-leavers bridge the gap between school and the next step in life.

Retirement rumours 'exaggerated'

Retirement rumours 'exaggerated'

Rumours she is about to retire have been ''grossly exaggerated'', Dame Kiri Te Kanawa says.

Pasifika plan starts

A new professional development programme aimed at improving Pasifika achievement in schools was launched in Dunedin yesterday.