It's not that Frank Penny is ungrateful about receiving an
award for 75 years' service to the Masonic Lodge - the
96-year-old just refuses to believe he has done anything
particularly special to deserve it.
Having rain-proof jackets for every pupil has been the best
thing about the assistance provided by children's charity
KidsCan, Brockville School office manager Kim Dougherty says.
Otago Polytechnic carpentry student Megan Roberts spends her
days surrounded by 22 males, but it is her ability rather
than her gender which makes her stand out, her tutor says.
A police officer attended an incident after a woman was hit
by a bus in Dunedin yesterday.
Future leaders in civil defence from eight countries are
likely to be back in Dunedin next year after the success of a
recent international training programme in disaster
Enrolments at the Otago Polytechnic have "remained strong''
despite a drop in numbers across the tertiary sector, chief
executive Phil Ker says.
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