John Lewis

Tisdall family to gather

Tisdall family to gather

There was a time in Middlemarch when locals reckoned you could kick a tussock and either a rabbit or a member of the Tisdall family would jump out.

Bayfield replacing mouldy buildings

Bayfield replacing mouldy buildings

The discovery of toxic mould growing in the walls of a classroom and another building at Bayfield High School in Dunedin has prompted the school to demolish and rebuild the facilities at a cost of $1.4 million.

Still smiling despite run of bad luck

Still smiling despite run of bad luck

What Tony Glassford should have told his fishing buddies was that he caught a 4m marlin which got away after it broke his rod and his boat.

Young Dunedin musician seeking Celtic connection

Young Dunedin musician seeking Celtic connection

Jake Cropley has no Celtic ancestry, but that is not stopping the 18-year-old from helping New Zealand forge stronger cultural links with Scotland.

Young film-makers' eyes on Hollywood after win

Young film-makers' eyes on Hollywood after win

The moment Ruby Harris (15) and Naomi Ashby-Ryan (14) finish secondary school, they plan to head straight for Hollywood.

Tobias adds to success

Tobias adds to success

Tobias Devereux has done it again.

School board trustee numbers down

School board trustee numbers down

The number of people serving on school boards of trustees in Otago has declined by 133 in the past decade.

Resourcefulness cuts down uniform costs

Resourcefulness cuts down uniform costs

Buying school uniforms is a costly annual exercise which can force some parents beyond their financial limits and under the couch cushions looking for loose change.

Course opened up 'new world'

Course opened up 'new world'

These days Josh MacMillan divides his life into two parts - bOB and aOB - before Outward Bound and after Outward Bound.

Interventions in Otago schools fall

Interventions in Otago schools fall

The number of Otago schools requiring Ministry of Education intervention has dropped during the past year to its lowest point since 2008.