Anita Hemi is quickly learning that being struck by lightning
can have the most peculiar consequences.
More than 40% of Otago's state and state-integrated schools
are in financial deficit, new figures released by Education
Minister Hekia Parata show.
There will be no tall tales today about the big one that got
A St Clair resident has had enough of freedom campers
spoiling the area's clean streets and says the problem is
getting worse in Dunedin.
Mosquito bites are one thing, but University of Otago student
Georgia Hume says the mysterious organisms that have left her
and her friends covered in a nasty rash, have produced
another level of itchiness altogether.
Education Minister Hekia Parata has praised the New Zealand
secondary school sector as provisional NCEA data shows pupil
achievement is continuing to rise across the country.
As the paint dries on the last of the Chorus utility cabinet
murals, the Dunedin City Council is liaising with the
telecommunications company to extend the project.
Five years on, shivers still rattle up Kelly Ennis' spine
when she recalls the devastating earthquakes that shook
Christchurch into a disaster zone.
Ashton Heptonstall may be only 6, but he already has a
passion for environmentalism that could rival David
Attenborough or David Bellamy.
Scooters, skateboards and even hoverboards - they all appear
to be replacing the humble bicycle as a popular mode of
transport for children these days.
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