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.
When Georgia Wong submitted an essay in a national history competition and heard nothing back, she assumed someone else had won, and the rest was history.
Overseas students coming to the southern region to study in secondary schools and tertiary institutions have brought $310million to the local economy and supported 3450 jobs, new Government...
Two Dunedin brothers have been preparing to have some Halloween fun tonight by turning their Hargest Cres house into something that looks like it has been taken over by a zombie apocalypse.
The hunt is on for nearly 50 primary and intermediate teachers to fill vacancies in Otago and Southland schools.
A 13-year-old secondary school pupil has shown she is "resilient and resourceful" after being confronted by a man who masturbated in front of her in Logan Park.
In a surprise announcement, Kavanagh College principal Tracy O’Brien has told staff he will be resigning at the end of term two next year.
In a surprise announcement, Kavanagh College principal Tracy O'Brien has told staff he will be resigning from his role at the end of term 2 next year.