MetService is warning of thunderstorms, heavy rain and hail up to 2cm in diameter in eastern parts of Otago, including Dunedin, this afternoon.
Strike action from secondary school teachers is likely, given the mood generated by the Government’s latest offer.
Spending two weeks on a tropical island in the South Pacific sounds like a great prize for winning a national French language speech competition.
Pupils writing welcome speeches, planting gardens, tidying up and helping to organise the official opening of Dunedin North Intermediate’s new $1.2 million entrance, shows a pride their principal...
When Marek Brewster found out he had been awarded a Woolf Fisher Fellowship, there was confusion at first, followed by a feeling of "inadequacy and humility".
While many griped and grumbled during yesterday's persistent rain and cooler temperatures, it failed to register on Russian adventurer Fedor Konyukhov's radar.
Break out the umbrellas — parts of Otago and Southland are in for heavy rain today.
An increase in children experiencing ''serious adjustment issues'' is believed to be a factor in schools having to discipline more of them for bad behaviour.
Associate Education Minister Tracey Martin has attempted to quell concerns about the Government's plan to introduce 600 new learning support co-ordinators who will work with special needs pupils.
''It's got character like no other camping ground.''
From the Sinai desert to the Antarctic, Shane Parker has been to some of the world's most extreme and spectacular places since joining the 40 South Otago Reserve unit in the 1980s.
One person has been taken to Oamaru Hospital by police tonight, following a two-car collision.
The Government's plan to introduce about 600 new learning support co-ordinators to work with special needs pupils, has drawn mixed reviews from Southern principals, all raising questions about how...
When Cally McWha and Lloyd Williams first laid eyes on the former Hanover Street Baptist Church, the historic stained glass windows were boarded up, there were holes in the roof and there was a...
An auction house is probably the last place you'd expect to buy groceries - especially when the ones on the shelf are about 100 years old.
Warm, dry weather: check. Barbecue: check. Sunscreen and togs: check.
More than 9000 Otago and Southland secondary school pupils have been locking themselves away with nothing but food, drink and revision material in preparation for NCEA and New Zealand Scholarship...
A 25-year-old woman left precariously placed on the edge of a cliff after falling from the headlands at Tunnel Beach has been rescued by a team of firefighters and paramedics.
If you heard witches cackling with glee yesterday, you may have mistaken it for a Halloween prank. But it wasn't.
For Pear Sae-Lee, studying in Dunedin costs thousands of dollars each year, but the international pupil says it is worth every cent.