Elizabeth Caldwell is still familiarising herself with her new office at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery, but she is already very much at home in her role as the gallery's new director.
There were plenty of spills at the Captain Cook garden bar last night, but few of the liquid variety.
Playing David Bowie's Rebel, Rebel as an opening number for a concert packed with University of Otago music students may have been seen by some as being a little provocative, if not ironic.
Delving into the deepest recesses of Jack the Ripper's mind has helped a former Kavanagh College pupil win top marks in last year's NZQA Scholarship drama exam.
A former Logan Park High School pupil has achieved the literary equivalent of winning selection for a national sporting team after winning the School for Young Writers competition.
Counsellors and social workers are becoming increasingly necessary in Otago primary schools as the financial stress inflicted on Otago parents manifests itself in their children's behaviour.
Like many newly appointed school leaders, the gravity of the position is just starting to hit Bayfield High School head boy Jeff Notman.
Healthy minds, bodies and silver medals can all stem from growing your own vegetables, pupils at Kaikorai Primary School, Dunedin, discovered.
Female staff at the Department of Conservation offices in Dunedin were left asking their male colleagues if they needed to see a doctor after "strange groaning noises" were heard emanating from the men's toilets yesterday.
The Octagon in Dunedin resembled a mad inventor's garage yesterday as more than 300 cyclists ventured past for breakfast on their way to work, and a go on one of the 62 weird and wacky bikes on display.
If members of the public were upset about a lone bagpiper playing for 30 minutes in George St this month, they are in for a shock this weekend.
Award-winning artist Sam Foley stands next to his Opoho Intersection No. 1, a kinetic painting similar to the one which won him the People's Choice Award at the Wallace Art Awards this week.
Some Otago secondary-school pupils opened their letter boxes yesterday to find they had won scholarships after sitting examinations last year.
A "pre-birthday" celebration in Dunedin left a Berwick teen unconscious with blood leaking from his ears after he was surrounded by a chanting horde and attacked in Moray Pl, Dunedin, at the weekend.
New Zealand's cemeteries are set to become classroom extensions for schools across the country as a new website created by a Dunedin organisation provides resources allowing teachers to explore their diverse educational opportunities.
Ben Mulholland's telephone may be ringing red hot during the next few weeks with calls from prospective developers, after his iPod Super Dock won the engineering category of the International Science and Technology Fair in Taiwan.
It is Ian Simpson's insight into the inner workings of the South Dunedin community which many believe saved Forbury School from an uncertain future in 2000.
Ten months ago, Stu Mitchell was wondering if there was life after Fisher and Paykel.
A 13% increase in the number of international pupils studying at some Otago secondary schools is a silver lining in the growing cloud of the world economic crisis, principals say.
A forensic examination will be carried out on body which was badly burnt after a car hit a power pole east of Invercargill and burst into flames on Saturday morning.