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Kiwis love sweet treats the most

Kiwis love sweet treats the most

The All Blacks are widely regarded as the ultimate Kiwi heroes - but a new survey shows New Zealand's most adored brands are still chocolate and ice cream.

For the love of it

For the love of it

Kelly Kirkwood doesn't profess to know ''loads about art'', even though the walls of her home are covered in it.

Be true to yourself

Be true to yourself

The most important thing when collecting art is to be true to your tastes and buy what you like, Lynne Harrison says.

Eye of the beholder

Eye of the beholder

Collecting art can be confusing, even intimidating, so where do you start? Kim Dungey reports.

Grand sporting occasion

Grand sporting occasion

The pinnacle of sport was also a high point for Cliff Donaldson.

The power to care

The power to care

An octogenarian millionaire says he wants out of an Otago dementia unit - a refrain similiar to that expressed by many dementia unit residents. Is it a case of the enduring power of attorney system malfunctioning? Or not? Bruce Munro takes a look at the wider issue.

Reconsidering the pie

Reconsidering the pie

Politics seems to be a game that is acted out over several time scales. The flurry of an election is over in a matter of weeks, and swings to the ''right'' and ''left'' maintain some kind of social cohesion over the decades.

Into the night

Into the night

The hills called and keen Taieri runner Rob Urquhart answered, putting his best foot forward on the trail.

Designed for family

Designed for family

The Perrys' stylish home met all their needs, writes David Murray. 

Bird watcher

Bird watcher

Dunedin biologist Lloyd Spencer Davis' latest book is on one of his favourite subjects: the bird that swims like a fish, writes Shane Gilchrist.

Penguins dressed for success

Penguins dressed for success

Penguins might be regarded as cute, comedic characters because of the bumbling manner in which they walk, but these birds have been shaped not by the air or land, but by the sea.

Architectural watershed

Architectural watershed

The almost 50-year-old Moana Pool helped drag Dunedin into the modern world.

Flying the flag

Flying the flag

It's an unlikely collection of vehicles. Or an unlikely place for such a collection. Or perhaps both. Alina Suchanski explains.

Take time for yourself

Take time for yourself

Making change in your life can become a habit.

Tale of a teapot

Tale of a teapot

Crockery was once about the ground on which we stand, Moira White.

The limits of recycling

The limits of recycling

Recycling is only part of the answer to getting on top of our waste mountain.

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