The number of international fee-paying school pupils studying in Otago and Southland is on the rise again, signalling an economic boost for the South.
The Tomahawk School board of trustees has done an about-face and granted the Tomahawk Toddlers Playgroup permission to return to its premises in the school's library.
A taste test of Cadbury's new and old Moro bars, conducted by the Otago Daily Times yesterday, proved inconclusive.
Secondary school pupils who have made a big contribution to their community and their school have a chance to be recognised through the TrustPower Oamaru youth community spirit award.
People involved with a Dunedin centre for disruptive school pupils fully supported its continuation, despite the Government suggesting their feedback was behind its closure.
Nearly 600 pupils forming 22 choirs from 17 secondary schools in Otago and South Canterbury, add up to the largest secondary schools choral festival the region has hosted.
Two South Island Roman Catholic secondary schools, Verdon College in Invercargill and St Kevin's College in Oamaru, have swapped staff to fill vacancies for principals.
One hundred and thirty works by 35 New Zealand artists will go under the hammer at the fourth biennial St Joseph's School PTA Art Auction on Saturday, September 11.
The Herbert community is grieving the closure of Otepopo School, its remaining four pupils now having to go to other schools as far away as Hampden and Maheno.
St Patrick's School in South Dunedin will be the sixth primary school in two and a-half years to close in the city, but an education specialist believes closures may become less frequent.
Warrington School principal Nathan Parker is angry he is not being allowed to accommodate a third-year teaching student from the University of Otago College of Education because of university budget restraints.
Waihola residents are fighting for the installation of footpaths on streets around their local school.
A new garden science programme at Balclutha Primary School has received a $1500 boost.
Two Dunedin girls have been chosen, along with 13 others from throughout the world, to be the new international faces for the modelling agency founded by real-estate mogul Donald Trump.
Education Minister Anne Tolley says she will sack the boards of primary schools which allow teachers to boycott the new national standards regime.
For Jason-Mark Harmer-Kapa, one computer plus the opportunity to answer maths questions for two days equals "loads of fun".
Minister of Education Anne Tolley officially opened Queenstown Primary School's new classroom block yesterday.
Two Otago secondary school artists will have their works presented in a tour around some of New Zealand's top art galleries.
Here lies the dilemma. Do you park illegally outside the school gates for seven seconds to allow your 10-year-old daughter to jump in the car after school? Or do you keep on driving and let your 10-year-old daughter chase you around the block until you find a legitimate car park?