The Secretary for Education has again intervened at Te Kura Kaupapa Maori O Otepoti, in Sunnyvale, following another damning report from the Education Review Office (ERO).
A coal-mining company group has vehemently opposed the Department of Conservation's proposal to create a multimillion-dollar conservation park in the St Bathans, Hawkdun, Ida, Ewe and St Marys Ranges.
A 23.3% increase in the number of foreign fee-paying (FFP) pupils at Otago secondary schools during the past year is taking some financial pressure off school budgets.
Community Trust of Otago chairman Bill Thomson was visibly annoyed at being bombarded with questions from opponents of the Awatea St Stadium during the trust's annual public meeting last night.
The success continues for one of Dunedin's newest scenic sites.
Five Columba College pupils proved they had the potential to control the country's official cash rate after they finished second in the New Zealand Reserve Bank Monetary Policy Challenge in Wellington.
Stage one of Bayfield High School's new gymnasium was opened and christened with a netball game between senior pupils and an all-star team of teachers yesterday.
A young father stabbed outside a Dunedin child-care centre yesterday morning says his only concern was for the safety of his son and other families dropping off their children.
Just because Otago Girls High School pupil Anna Scadden was second in the New Zealand Irish Essay Competition on her first attempt at competitive writing, it does not mean she has the luck of the Irish.
The spread of common colds and norovirus in Dunedin schools is beginning to take a toll on teachers, which has left the relief teacher pool struggling with a critical shortage of staff.
Five Columba College pupils will put themselves in the shoes of Reserve Bank governor Alan Bollard this week and recommend the official cash rate during the national final of the Monetary Policy Challenge in Wellington.
A Dunedin taxi driver is calling for major changes to the justice system after a drunk driver four times over the legal limit was ordered to pay more than $30,000 in reparations for smashing into his van - money he has not seen a cent of yet.
A Dunedin police search and rescue co-ordinator says three men caught in an avalanche near Glenorchy when there was an avalanche warning in place were "dicing with death".
An Otago Chamber of Commerce survey has revealed more than three-quarters of Dunedin businesses experienced no financial benefit from the All Black test match against South Africa last month.
While the majority of submitters welcomed the Department of Conservation's proposal for Oteake Conservation Park in Central Otago yesterday, all had concerns about how the recreational tourist attraction would be managed.
A new dairy-effluent pumping system invented by a Southlander could be the answer to the problem of effluent leaching from paddocks into waterways.
"Show me the evidence," was the call from Stop the Stadium president Bev Butler after Otago Regional Council chairman Stephen Cairns rubbished her claims that councillors did not receive peer reviews before deciding to support the Awatea St stadium.
Kings High School has received another "half dozen" applications for its principal's job, after the board of trustees extended the closing deadline for applications.
John McGlashan College pupil Liam Kernaghan is in piping hot form after becoming the first Highland bagpiper in the school's history to reach A-grade status.
Increasing numbers of New Zealand school pupils are being enrolled in private tuition classes held after school because they are being let down by the education system, a private tuition provider says.