Hands off Harrop has enlisted the support of British history writer Duncan Fallowell to support its bid to stop the Dunedin City Council from building an atrium on Harrop St.
Speculation and expectation gave way to elation yesterday when Prime Minister Helen Clark announced the Government would grant up to $6 million towards the Otago Settlers Museum's expansion and refurbishment project.
Glass fell from a fourth-floor window in Dunedin's former chief post office yesterday, narrowly missing a pedestrian.
Janneke MacDonald was only 2 weeks old when she had her first flight, but it was a trip that changed her life.
In the good old days at Dunedin's Westpac Mayfair Theatre, a call from the stage for ‘‘Mr Sands to report to the dressing rooms'' signalled a potential disaster.
Wanaka Primary School's roll is growing so fast that principal Dr Wendy Bamford says she may have to start holding classes in a local farmer's barn unless a new school is built soon.
The largest set of pay settlements negotiated for the primary sector have been ratified by a strong majority of New Zealand Educational Institute members. The $300 million package covers collective agreements for school support staff, primary school principals and teachers, and teachers and principals in area schools.
Dunedin Hospital managed to avert a bed shortage crisis during the weekend when staff were expected to admit more patients than they had beds available.
Sydney Harlow has been called many things, but ‘‘guardian angel'' tops the lot, he says.
The Ministry of Education has appointed a statutory manager to work with East Otago High School after a recent Education Review Office report revealed the school was slow to deal with issues raised in an earlier report.
For Riley Dasler, the novelty of having breakfast at school on his first day may have been lost on him.
Not only has Philippa McLachlan taken on the role of principal at Waldronville School this year, she has also taken up the fight to save the school from closing because of declining school rolls on the Brighton coast.
Expansion of the University of Otago is being blamed for slipping numbers at Logan Park High School, one of six Otago schools facing their lowest rolls in a decade.
A school bus run between Port Chalmers and Dunedin is the first victim of a chronic shortage of bus drivers in the city, Dunedin Passenger Transport (DPT) director Kayne Baas says.
Principals around the country are criticising the Ministry of Education after major payroll errors, which have created a bureaucratic nightmare for many schools.
Planned strike action today by more than 50 Dunedin Community Childcare Association (DCCA) employees was called off last night.
A tour of the Dunedin Centre yesterday did little to resolve the dissent of three vocal critics opposed to the proposed ‘‘glass house'' development in Harrop St.
A Dunedin City Council hearings committee has declined a retrospective resource consent on a Carroll St development after finding a ‘‘concerning'' level of deviation from the original consent application.
The board of trustees at St Marys Kaikorai School in Dunedin has appointed an independent adviser to investigate the school's ‘‘unusually high'' turnover of staff.
The hearing for Dunedin's Mercure Hotel's second resource consent application for a proposed six-storey annexe redevelopment, worth more than $5 million, has been postponed until late next month.