Rather than being a highlight, a stroll along Victory beach looking at the Peninsula's wildlife turned out to be a disenchanting experience for a German and two Spanish tourists.
Three Dunedin science pupils have been selected to represent New Zealand at international science and technology events.
"We started out with no clients and no income. All we had was a $200 typewriter and an office in the basement of a building in Clark St."
A National Ministry of Education survey has shown a decline in the number of teacher vacancies at Otago schools, but the Post Primary Teachers' Association is querying the accuracy of those statistics.
Antisocial behaviour in College Street School's playground appears to have ceased, seven months after traditional school lunch breaks were shortened.
"The secret to good writing is persistence and lots of reading. So, I spend most of my free time in the school library. My friends say I should just live in the library."
Die! Die! Die! brought life to the ambitions of about 130 Dunedin secondary school pupils yesterday by offering tips on how to become high-profile rock musicians.
Discussions are continuing in a bid to find an alternative service for disruptive secondary school pupils following the closure of the Phoenix Centre in Dunedin last term.
A woman is furious after a passenger in a passing car shot at her 1-year-old daughter with a BB gun in South Dunedin yesterday.
Staff from three New Zealand tertiary institutions providing design degrees have expressed surprise at the University of Otago plans to downgrade its design programme.
Waitati School's bus service is about to reach the end of the line, leaving staff and the parents of some pupils concerned for their children's safety.
Otago secondary school principals are praising the New Zealand Qualifications Authority's new NCEA course endorsements which will recognise pupils who perform exceptionally well in individual courses.
A 2% rise in the price of Telecom's landline plans has raised questions about why Dunedin residents pay more for the service than Christchurch, Wellington or Auckland residents.
Concerns Corstorphine School may end up as a structure for vandals to play in has prompted South Dunedin MP Clare Curran to call for the facility to be used as a community hub for youth activities.
"Anzac Day helped bring a little piece of home to a foreign and volatile place.
Fine-particle pollution from industry in Dunedin's harbourside area is believed to be the cause of a recent breach in national environmental standards for air quality.
To some, he's a Spanish man who talks funny.
An investigation into the escape of Peter John Carr from the Dunedin District Court earlier this month has found police were at fault.
The Ministry of Education has officially given Corstorphine School permission to close, despite the removal of one of the contributors to its declining roll.
Waste not, want not. It is a philosophy University of Otago third year design student Ben Hawkey hopes to use in a design aimed at helping an Indian orphanage run more effectively and sustainably.