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YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS

The Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) is a programme giving year 12 and 13 pupils the chance to set up and run their...

Prize-winning mastery, depth of skill on show

Young Australian violinist Suyeon Kang showed the mastery and depth of skill that has resulted in her winning the 2015 Michael Hill prize and...

Tenor eager to take on the challenge

James Adams laughs at the prospect of discussing highend classical music while the strains of The Wiggles can be heard from the tablet held...

Praise for first female officers

Previous generations of women helped pave the way for future female officers, a senior Dunedin policewoman says. ‘‘If it wasn’t for those pioneering women the...

Planetarium drawing in the crowds

More than 22,000 tickets have been purchased for shows at the Perpetual Guardian Planetarium since it opened seven months ago, Otago Museum director Ian...

Rebuilt education centre will benefit school children

Young animal lover Max Magee is so determined to help SPCA Otago he is willing to give up some of his birthday money for...

Top 10 finish for Otago University IT services

The University of Otago has been named 10th in the top 100 ITusing organisations in New Zealand, according to CIO magazine. 'We have to protect our...

Bad break for series dream

Dunedin enduro motorcycle daredevil Tom White was riding on a high when he finished second in his class in a national series for the...

Doco covers musician’s travels, troubled early life

Receiving an ‘‘overwhelming reaction’’ from an audience member is when Bill Morris remembers why he makes films. The Dunedin-based filmmaker and songwriter’s documentary The Sound...

Everest set against lofty expectations

If ever a name captured a sense of extreme adventure it’s the new king-size Ford Everest, but this name comes with some lofty expectations...

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