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.
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.