‘‘A’’ gun, Otago section, N.Z Machinegun Company in France. Standing (from left): Corporal Gilchrist (killed), McCabe (wounded), Forbes, Egan, Pay (killed), Wright (injured). Kneeling: Robinson and North (wounded).
North Korea appears to have alienated even its most closest of supporters in recent days, judging from reaction to the apparent poisoning of a long-estranged member of the ruling family.
You don’t need a weather man to know which way the wind blows, writes Chris Skellett.
It was only about 15 years ago or so that Aucklanders who migrated to Queenstown would praise the ease of living and the easy commutes. The road from Frankton to the CBD had just been...
All members of the Southern Football Club’s Second Fifteen, which won the junior championship in 1914 have gone to the front, except the coach and the vice-president.
Waikouaiti old identities at the first picnic of the Port Chalmers Old Identities’ Association. Back row (from left): Mr T. Allcock (secretary), Mrs Ball, Messrs J. M. Gill, N. Stewart, P. Toomey, Mrs Dickson, Mr D. Grant, Mrs Shand, Mrs Tait and Mr D. McGregor. Front row: Messrs H. Cameron, J. Somers, R. Bell, J. Nicoll, J. Dickson, M.P., Masters Bell and A. N. Park.
United States President Donald Trump has implemented sweeping immigration enforcement directives which will allow far more deportations than those in place when Barack Obama was president.
Prime Minister Bill English has made his intentions clear about pay rises for public servants, suggesting the board of the New Zealand Superannuation Fund may not get reappointed after gifting...
What appears on the face of it to be a pitiful case of neglect regarding a returned soldier was mentioned by Mrs Lindo Ferguson at the conclusion of the business at the Hospital and Charitable Aid...
A panoramic view of St Clair, St Kilda and part of South Dunedin from the steps above Valpy St, St Clair.
Electorate deals have already become something of a sore point early in an election year but after 21 years of MMP, they should come as no surprise to voters.
Our schools’ burning of coal is harmful to our children’s and planet’s health and should be stopped, writes Prof Ralph Adler.
The department of politics at the University of Otago celebrates 50 years of teaching and research this year. This is the second of a monthly series of celebratory reflections on politics during...
Numbers count in politics. Seven months from the election, how do they stack?
Officers and NCOs of D Company, 25th Reinforcements. Standing (from left): G. E. Williamson, H. D. Luxton, T. R. Southall, W. J. McDonald and G. A. McChesney. Sitting: J. Gilks, Lieutenant J. H. A. McKeefry, Captain Jno. Graham, Lieutenant L. J. B. Chapple and A. J. Goodsir. In front: G. P. Campbell, C. V. Whittington, M. P. Comerford and G. Shaw. Absent: Lieutenant E. G. Cousins. - Otago Witness 1.2.1917
The devastating Port Hills fires in Christchurch are a stark reminder of how little control we have over Mother Nature.
Far across the wide Pacific in a place called La La Land, the natives call today President’s Day, writes John Lapsley.
Mayor Dave Cull’s comments after the plan to close Cadbury’s manufacturing in Dunedin was announced last Thursday were uninformed and unconsidered, writes Rob Hamlin.
Sir Ernest Shackleton (left) and some of the men the Aurora brought back from the Ross Sea (from left, standing) R. Richards, A. K. Joyce and (sitting) J. O. Gaze and E. Joyce with dogs that accompanied the men on their sledge journey.
The stance taken by Dunedin North Intermediate principal Heidi Hayward in sharing her concerns about some of her pupils has much to commend it.