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Cheese-maker happy with the blues

Cheese-maker happy with the blues

Pursuing her goal of becoming a businesswoman in the highly competitive world of cheese-making has led Frenchwoman Pauline Treillard to Oamaru.

Heated conversations

Heated conversations

Roxburgh's Bill and Michelle Clarke have been forming metal into art for 20 years. Jono Edwards talks to them about their craft and moving away from forging to contemporary sculpture.

Cooking up a storm

Cooking up a storm

When a group of Clutha Valley School parents came up with the idea of doing a community cookbook, they had no idea what they were getting themselves into. Rebecca Fox talks to the team's ''food technician and stylist'', Joanna Jack.

Do you really need 8 hours' sleep?

Do you really need 8 hours' sleep?

Maybe we cannot blame late-night TV, endless Internet surfing, midnight snacks, good books, bothersome work deadlines and other distractions of modern life for encroaching on our sleep.

First-born women more likely to be obese: study

First-born women more likely to be obese: study

First-born women are 40 per cent more likely to be obese than their younger sisters, according a study led by a Kiwi academic.

Journalist writing new life on the farm

Journalist writing new life on the farm

Gumboots are more part of Nigel Stirling's wardrobe than suits these days but the former journalist has not gone "cold turkey'' on his news background, despite the demands of farming life. He tells Hamish McLean about his return to the family farm in South Otago.

Cookbooks

Cookbooks

Fans of 2012 Masterchef winner Chelsea Winter will want to check out her new cookbook, Everyday delicious (Random House).

Buyer's Guide New Zealand Wines 2015: 'Growing sense of optimism'

Buyer's Guide New Zealand Wines 2015: 'Growing sense of optimism'

Essential for wine lovers, Michael Cooper's annual Buyer's Guide New Zealand Wines 2015 (Upstart Press), now in its 23rd edition, is more upbeat than in recent years.

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