It's not the kind of workshop you want to trip over in.
Streets on the flat in Dunedin are mostly clear of snow now and the Northern and Southern Motorways are open.
Organisers of Stars on Stage musical and theatrical event at the Regent Theatre say the biennial three-day event has become so popular they will expand the show to four nights in 2011.
She may need assistance walking from time to time, but Evelyne Lovett is just as animated as the day she first took the stage with the Dunedin Operatic Society.
Otago Enviroschools facilitators are shocked at the Ministry of Education's proposal to cut funding to the New Zealand Enviroschools Foundation beyond 2009 and are concerned about the effects of such a move.
Do you tire of standing in a hot shower, only to be shocked rigid by a sudden burst of frigid water? Three pupils from Logan Park High School may have come up with a solution, using the most unlikely tools.
Dunedin teachers got a rare chance to gain tips on how to teach a popular primary education programme from the programme authors yesterday.
A senior staff member at the University of Otago College of Education warns the success of new national standards in schools may be at risk if the Government does not delay implementation of the initiative.
The University of Otago has warned New Zealand's early childhood education sector will suffer as recent Government budget cuts have made it likely universities across the country will have to disestablish their early childhood professional development teams.
When pedestrians suddenly found themselves confronted by a teenager politely demanding they hand over their plastic shopping bags in George St, Dunedin, yesterday, there was a moment of panic followed by giggles of delight.
The early childhood education sector is predicting a shortage of more than 1000 teachers nationwide next year, but providers in Otago say the region will be safe from the deficit.
The heavy snow which created havoc for many Dunedin drivers yesterday, was good news for panel beaters.
Synapses were firing furiously at Otago Museum yesterday despite freezing temperatures, as more than 40 secondary school pupils competed in the New Zealand Brain Bee South Island Challenge.
For some opera singers, the choice between studying at the Royal College of Music in London and the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow would be a hard one.
If New Zealand schools fail to embrace the new New Zealand Curriculum, they will continue to put pupils with dyslexia on a path to crime, a visiting authority has told Otago teachers and parents.
Some might say arranging one of Bach's great violin works to be performed by clarinet, saxophone, flute, trumpet, trombone, two violins, two pianos and a tambourine is a travesty.
In tough economic times, Forbury School in Dunedin would be among those noticing the financial strain on families.
Strong winds gusting up to 109kmh have hammered Dunedin overnight but the city appears to have escaped any serious damage.