Following allegations of the misuse of Ministry of Education funding at Carisbrook School, embattled principal Ben Sincock has resigned.
A respected Maori elder has deplored the brazen graffiti of a 115-year-old statue of Queen Victoria in Dunedin.
Dougal Stevenson looks back on being the first person to read the national news bulletin, which was broadcast on November 3, 1969.
‘‘Is this a scam?’’ — that was Jennifer Ashby’s first thought when she received an email out of the blue, telling her she had won a prestigious Woolf Fisher Fellowship.
Forty of New Zealand's greatest young minds will work together next month in an attempt to find answers to some of the biggest questions facing the world today.
It will be business as usual for Bathgate Park School after acting principal Katrina Robertson was appointed the school's permanent principal this week.
Otago and Southland's uptake of the Government's new school donations scheme is the lowest in the country, Ministry of Education figures show.
One of the world's top gospel choirs is to perform in Dunedin in March as part of an Australasian tour.
You never really know what you are going to find when you start refurbishing a century-old building - usually an expensive and dispiriting surprise.
Open the wrong door at Frank Varsanyi's house and you're likely to find a menacing, spear-wielding warrior behind it.
"The racing gods are going to sprinkle kindness on us and we're going to have sunshine all day.''
Otago Museum has begun the conservation process for six moa footprints extracted from the Kyeburn, which the public can see from later this month.
Nearly 400km of roading in Otago and Southland is to be repaired or renewed this summer as part of the largest nationwide state highway maintenance programme the Government has yet conducted.
Dunedin's Cannabis Museum has been closed and relocated to Christchurch, but its founder has not discounted a return to Dunedin in the future.
Never sell yourself short. It is a valuable lesson that a group of OGHS pupils learnt recently when they applied for the prestigious international Zayed Sustainability Prize, worth $US100,000 ($NZ155,000).
Getting the lay of the land - that will be Jacob Collie's next mission as soon as he finishes the last of his NCEA level 2 exams next month.
Early childhood education (ECE) teachers are holding a series of activities next week, aimed at closing the significant pay gap between themselves and others working in the sector.
Secondary school principals across Otago and Southland have written to Education Minister Chris Hipkins, saying it's impossible to support the Government's new school donations scheme as it stands, and want him to "think again" about the proposed level of funding.
Get your summer gear ready. This weekend will be as if someone has flicked the switch on a heater.
When word got around that children's songwriter Natalie Yeoman planned to retire, parents started asking her if they could have copies of her fun and educational songs.