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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.
Eight Kavanagh College, Dunedin, pupils endured a different reality last night when they spent it in cardboard boxes on the school grounds.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Plans by New Zealand Police and the Ministry of Education to create a standard emergency response to a rampaging gunman in schools has been met with cynicism among educators.
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.
Unlike their trip to New Zealand on Captain Hobson in 1958, the reunion of immigrants from Britain on the government immigrant ship was plain sailing.
The fire engine bays at Dunedin Central Fire Station were cleared and replaced with people on Saturday as 10 Dunedin firefighters were awarded Gold Stars for 25 years' service to the New Zealand Fire Service.
Jonathan's Camera and Video in Dunedin is the latest casualty of downturn which is spreading throughout the economy as retailers face tough times as consumers face rising prices.