John Lewis

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?

Fumigation to kill deadly cat virus

Fumigation to kill deadly cat virus

Cleaners armed with fumigation, waterblasting and steam-cleaning equipment were busy at the Otago SPCA yesterday in a bid to kill a deadly virus which hit the facility's cat population.

All aboard for festival story time

All aboard for festival story time

For children who love books, Port Chalmers will be the end of the line on Saturday.

Career workshops just the job

If you're dreading going back to work after reading this on your morning smoko break, perhaps it's time for a career change.