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.
Two Otago volunteers were recognised for their work in search
and rescue at the New Zealand Search and Rescue Council
Awards at Parliament last night.
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
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.
A police officer attended an incident after a woman was hit
by a bus in Dunedin yesterday.
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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