Tempers flared outside Thursday night's Shihad concert in Dunedin when ticket collectors turned away people under 18, despite them having valid tickets.
Club sandwiches, lamingtons, asparagus rolls and custard squares made a comeback at Cafe 119 yesterday, putting a ray of light into an otherwise gloomy day for many regulars at the establishment.
University chancellors and academic staff are blasting Britain's decision to slash a university scholarship programme which has drawn hundreds of New Zealand students to England.
Despite concerns about secondary schools having difficulty filling teaching and principal positions in New Zealand, Kings High School in Dunedin has received six applications for its principal position.
A newly formed Dunedin group, Stop the Stadium, is to commission an independent and professional Otago-wide poll to find out whether people are in favour of a predominantly publicly-funded stadium.
Research initiatives and the work of health researchers at Otago medical institutions was recognised at this week's Dunedin School of Medicine Annual Research Awards.
When Nanae Sato came to New Zealand to study at Columba College, she could barely speak a word of English.
A recent survey has found nasal mucus ends up in the air, on the ground, on clothing, wrists, fingers and inside pockets with alarming regularity in New Zealand schools.
Otago principals have given a qualified welcome to the National Party's promise to fight obesity and boost New Zealand's competitive spirit by focusing Government sporting dollars where they are needed - at the front line in schools and sports clubs.
A Dunedin man assaulted by a man early yesterday had his wallet stolen by a woman pretending to come to his aid, police said.
The rigours of everyday school life are turning many of New Zealand's schoolchildren into "hunchbacks", a Dunedin physiotherapist says.
Eight Kavanagh College, Dunedin, pupils endured a different reality last night when they spent it in cardboard boxes on the school grounds.
The cold southerly winds sweeping across New Zealand are expected to move off tonight - and be replaced by gale-force westerlies.
A 'geriatric OE' looms large for Port Chalmers School principal Robyne Selbie, who is retiring at the end of this week after 44 years' teaching.
Half a sack of porridge was the only thing left to eat at the Mayor's Midwinter Breakfast by 8am yesterday after the largest turnout in its five-year history.
There was no time for building Terminators at the Otago Secondary Schools Technology Innovation Challenge in Dunedin yesterday.
Some emotions could not be put into words last night when Mornington School won the Year 5 and 6 Otago Daily Times Extra! Spelling Quiz at Tahuna Intermediate.