Making sure the books balance alongside family and social life has earned Dunedin accountant Peter Gulliver the 2008 New Zealand Young Chartered Accountant of the Year Award.
The Roxburgh Community Board has resolved not to build a $2.5 million swim centre in Roxburgh after hearing submissions yesterday.
The future of information and communication technology (ICT) education in Otago primary schools has never looked so healthy following a $1.7 million grant over the next five years from the Community Trust of Otago.
Poor old Bob. He's shy, green, a little slimy and a sensitive new-aged alien from the planet Zacharius, and all he has ever wanted was to make friends.
An electrical fault in a bathroom light fitting is believed to have caused a fire which destroyed a farmhouse near Stoneburn at the weekend.
Pilots often joke that the propellers on their planes are only there to keep them cool.
Kings High School has taken on an uncanny resemblance to a baked bean and spaghetti manufacturing plant as pupils aim to collect 2500 cans of food for the Presbyterian Support Food Bank by the end of this week.
Two Otago teachers have won Ministry of Education fellowships to explore ways of using e-learning to deliver literacy to a tech-savvy generation of pupils.
Southland and South Otago residents experienced heavy snow showers at times today and should expect more this evening.
The education of hundreds of preschoolers in Otago may be in jeopardy as reports surface that child care operator ABC Learning Centres Ltd is on the brink of financial collapse.
A Dunedin City Council survey which shows about half of Dunedin's school pupils are ferried to school by car is worrying principals and health organisations.
It was more "Polar Plunge" than "Push Play", but competitors in a "virtual triathlon" in central Dunedin yesterday did not let cold weather slow them down.
"You can take the teacher out of the classroom, but you can't take the classroom out of the teacher."
Spending about 15 hours a week hooked up to a dialysis machine, wondering if the next phone call will be the one offering a kidney transplant, is a testing life.
Judgment was for the Dunedin Community Law Centre in the battle for top honours at the 2008 New Zealand Law Awards.
Less than 24 hours away from the beginning of the 2008 New Zealand Scholarship and NCEA exam season, 6335 Otago pupils are doing last-minute cramming.