A PPTA branch chairwoman, regional secretary and long-serving Dunedin teacher has lambasted the Ministry of Education for leaving teachers at ‘‘the front line’’ without any way to protect themselves amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Former Night ’n Day chief executive Tony Allison has been named chairman of Otago Polytechnic’s board of directors.
Some may be surprised to hear Otago and Southland managed to record some weather records over the summer.
Otago schools, the University of Otago and the Southern DHB are reassessing their overseas travel plans, following confirmation of a third case of Covid-19 in New Zealand.
A group of Otago teachers will become pupils again for two days later this month, when they attend two Speld NZ introductory courses on children with specific learning disabilities (SLD).
A growing battle with Parkinson’s disease has prompted George Street Normal School principal Rod Galloway to relinquish his position.
Southern organisations and schools are in a "heightened state of awareness" and at various levels of preparedness for Covid-19, following the first confirmed case in New Zealand.
While two Auckland Lotto players won a mind-blowing $25.1 million share of Saturday night’s record-breaking $50 million Powerball jackpot, three southern players also had life-changing wins.
Wil Thomas may have drawn a few sceptical looks when he told people he was celebrating his 25th birthday today — probably because he looks far more "experienced".
Following many years in the pipeline, the $4million rebuild of Dunedin’s Sara Cohen School is now within sight.
We are all making wishes for a warmer and drier-than-average autumn season, which officially begins tomorrow.
Nearly three years after a child abuse scandal, South Dunedin’s Sara Cohen School is bursting at the seams with pupils.
Two people have been taken to Dunedin Hospital with minor injuries after their vehicle crashed into a power pole in St Clair in Dunedin this evening.
Puplis at up to 17 Otago and Southland primary schools could be receiving free lunches by the start of next year, under the Government’s new free and healthy school lunch programme.