John Lewis

Extra matches inflation, but is that sufficient?

Extra matches inflation, but is that sufficient?

While the Government's $857.8 million investment in early childhood, primary and secondary education over the next four years has been applauded, an education expert is questioning whether it is enough.

Nigerian girls kept in mind

Nigerian girls kept in mind

Watching the search for about 200 abducted Nigerian schoolgirls unfold in media reports has left many Columba College pupils considering the chilling question, could that happen to me?

Teddy bears due for their checkups

Teddy bears due for their checkups

If you go down to the hospital later this month, you're sure of a big surprise.

New admin block delay

Complications have delayed by a term the start of construction of Taieri College's new $3.9million state-of-the-art administration block.

Globe trip for Dunedin actor

Globe trip for Dunedin actor

Matthew Scadden is seldom short of something to say about anything.

Willys resumes its long journey

Willys resumes its long journey

Thirty years ago, an example of one of the rarest vintage cars in New Zealand was nothing more than a pile of rusted metal on wheels, with a tree growing out of it.

This week, Keith Moore put the finishing touches on the 1927 soft-top Willys Overland Whippet tourer, and next week it will be rolled out in all its former glory, for all to see.

Teachers have 'no reason to be concerned'

The leader of a transition board tasked with setting up the new Educanz body to replace the New Zealand Teachers' Council says education sector unions are scaremongering over changes to the regulatory and professional body.

US students compare systems

US students compare systems

For a change yesterday, pupils at Taieri Beach School turned the tables on usual education practices.

Perfect - but for classical geographical slip

Perfect - but for classical geographical slip

For the past few days, Tuhin Baucus has been repeating the same thing, over and over: ''The Pantheon is in Rome, the Parthenon is in Athens''.

Animation Research wins Emmy

Animation Research wins Emmy

Was it beginner's luck when Dunedin company Animation Research Ltd won a Sports Emmy for its first attempt at creating a mobile phone app?