Her eyes stared longingly at the trays of bread.
Long hours in the practice nets with his dad, and remaining determined, have taken Hamish Cooke a long way in his cricket career.
There were no deaths and medium damage. This was the first earthquake - 7.1 on the Richter scale. No deaths, some damage. A lot of luck. Tuesday, February 22, 2011. "New Zealand's darkest day", in the words of our Prime Minister. 6.3 on the Richter scale. Smaller than the first. A lot deadlier.
A person sighs, shuffles their feet; No thought of the danger they will soon meet; A boy stands in the crowded street, but all alone; If only he had known.
A new day dawns over this small town of Martinborough in the Wairarapa. You feel the chill cool of a cloudless dawn; hear the sound of solitude in the quiet morning. The pale orange-yellow sun rises, stumbling into the sky.
The Post Primary Teachers' Association needs to go back to the drawing board in search of a winning strategy.
The imagery in this painting by Waitaki Boys' High School year 13 pupil Billy Wong is a narrative about the journey of life.
A family crams into the car, loaded with togs and towels, food and drink, sun-block, sun-hats, sunglasses.
His thumb smoothes infinite circles round my palm. Round and round until the skin he is tracing a path over starts to tingle.
As the soft drone of the engine dies out, the few final strokes of pistons lose their artificial blood before silence.
Silence like a cancer grows.
This time of year is often a stressful one for high school pupils across the country.
Daybreak. Golden rays of sun stretch out across the misty, ragged landscape illuminating your surroundings with a faint glow.
"My hand aches and my eyes are really sore. And now I have to go home and study for my English exam."
The "Grain Brains", a team of four Kavanagh College pupils, has won the top award in Dunedin's inaugural food science challenge, with a novel product, partly made from recycled pages of the Otago Daily Times.
She may not speak with a "cultured" Shakespearean accent, but that hasn't stopped Aislinn Furlong from winning a three-week tour to study and perform in one of Shakespeare's plays at the Globe Theatre in London.
We hear of the Japanese through the media.
It is summer. The early morning bestows a crisp chill upon the ungrateful air.
Akso our teacher didn't make it all up.
Take two waste products readily available in Dunedin, add water and Kiwi ingenuity and the result could be a product with vast commercial potential.