John Lewis

Afghan cricket wins two new fans

Afghan cricket wins two new fans

Forget the Black Caps or Scotland.

Dunedin student's fantasy pays off

Dunedin student's fantasy pays off

What started as a fantasy about flying back to his student flat after a long night at the local pub has turned into a reality worth an estimated $100 million for a former Dunedin man.

Duck race success hints at inside job

Duck race success hints at inside job

When the beneficiary of a novelty fundraising rubber duck race also wins first prize for backing the winning duck, there are always going to be those who suggest there has been ''fowl play''.

Programme aims to make young cyclists safer on roads

Programme aims to make young cyclists safer on roads

The Dunedin City Council's cycle skills training programme is on a roll after receiving four new bikes to help make children street-wise.

Surf's up, well somewhere out there

Surf's up, well somewhere out there

Exiting one's front door in sunny, 20degC temperatures, one could expect it to be a fantastic day for surfing at St Clair Beach in Dunedin.

Kindergarten home after year away

Kindergarten home after year away

Home is where the heart is, but it's also nice to have a place that you can call your own.

Chopper grounding directive optimism

A New Zealand Robinson helicopter distributer believes grounded Robinson 44 choppers could be airborne again in less than a month.

Assessments causing stress

The Education Review Office's latest national reports have expressed concerns schools may be over-assessing their pupils and putting their welfare at risk.

Tourist charged following fatal crash

Tourist charged following fatal crash

A 32-year-old Chinese tourist will appear in the Dunedin District Court today after a 5-year-old Oamaru girl died as a result of a car crash near Moeraki.

Tramper may have left area

Tramper may have left area

Police search and rescue staff are considering the possibility a German tourist, believed to be missing in remote bush in the Manapouri area, has walked out on her own accord and continued her tour of New Zealand.