Elmgrove School has been ordered to develop an enrolment scheme to contain its burgeoning roll.
Anyone who has ever played Scrabble will know the frustration of finally being able to make a seven-letter word, but have nowhere to put it on the board.
After 47 years of teaching at Queen’s High School, head of drama Terry MacTavish will make her final curtain call next month.
To see one MGC-GT car in Dunedin is rare.
Misinterpretations of the word "trivial" in the NCEA level 3 history exam on Wednesday have prompted some senior Otago secondary school pupils to sign a nationwide petition.
Traditionally, industrial action is about making as much noise as possible, to gain attention and traction for what you want.
Teachers marching across the South say they are fighting for better conditions for their pupils and today's strike is not just about pay.
Chocolate will be coming off the conveyor belts of Dunedin's newest chocolate factory as early as next week, after the last of the manufacturing equipment was installed yesterday.
About 550 overseas teachers have already been screened by the Ministry of Education and are ready for New Zealand schools to hire.
Today's NZEI strike by Otago and Southland primary and intermediate teachers appears to be dividing parents in the community.
Sweet chocolatey smells will start drifting across parts of Dunedin from Ocho Chocolate's new factory as early as next week, after the last of the manufacturing equipment was installed this morning.
For many East Otago High School pupils, it is probably hard to believe their principal has not always been an educator.
While the Government had hoped its latest pay offer to NZEI union members would encourage primary educators to avert industrial action this week, a Dunedin principal says the strike was inevitable.
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.