Three Otago Polytechnic students have professional sports training careers in their sights after winning prestigious Prime Minister's Scholarships for Latin America (PMSLA).
The early arrival of spring is signalling a financial boon for lawn mowing and gardening businesses around Dunedin.
In a world where digital technology is racing ahead in leaps and bounds, Rachel Chisnall is helping New Zealand's ageing teaching force keep up with the latest and greatest tools for the classroom.
The majority of primary and intermediate schools across Otago and Southland are preparing to close for the day on August 15, as teachers and principals go on strike.
New Zealand looks set to head into summer under El Nino conditions, which are warmer and drier in eastern regions, but Niwa scientists say it is ''unlikely'' to be anything like last summer.
The Port Chalmers Maritime Museum became two artefacts richer yesterday, after receiving the engine room bell from the MV Port Chalmers and a 2m-long model of the container ship Columbus America.
There are few things that are stickier than a Waitahuna School pupil at the moment.
Members of rock band Bark Like a Dog let out a little yelp when they were named one of six secondary school bands selected to compete in the national final of Smokefreerockquest next month.
Parents of Bathgate Park School pupils have been venting their anger over the school's handling of the Tyrin Hamuera Tutaki situation.
James Burchell has an extra spring in his step this week after being awarded a ballet scholarship to study at Vitacca Vocational School of Dance in Houston, Texas.
The number of complaints about early childhood education (ECE) services in Otago and Southland has nearly doubled within 12 months, a Ministry of Education report shows.
Felix Armstrong's life is changing in ways he, his family and his school would never have dreamed, after he recently qualified for rare government funding.
Principal Gareth Swete has lost count of the number of near misses his pupils have had with vehicles outside Sawyers Bay School.
A teacher with practical experience in two or three education curriculums is an extraordinary asset to any school.
Support for digital examinations is so high among New Zealand teens that all NCEA examinations could be online by 2020, a New Zealand Qualifications Authority report shows.
A severe weather watch has been issued for parts of the South as an active front bears down on the country.
Wonder what caused that spectacular sunrise yesterday?
A pair of John McGlashan pupils will tomorrow arrive in Milford Sound and set out on a 485km trip - walking, running and cycling - across the South Island.
When a well-meaning adult tries to share wisdom about the dangers of social media, young people usually see it as a lecture from a technophobe.
A series of planned strikes are set to cause widespread disruption, with nurses walking off the job next Thursday and primary school teachers looking likely to follow in their footsteps next month.