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Facing up to the future

Facing up to the future

A recent report by the UK's Overseas Development Institute (ODI) estimates that the G20 group of rich nations is giving government support worth $US88 billion per year to fossil fuel industries to explore for and extract more oil, gas and coal.

Corporate statements

Corporate statements

Art examines the inscrutable world of the corporate photograph, writes Aaron Kreisler.

Long history of migrant successes

Long history of migrant successes

The plain facade of a popular George St eatery was once the exuberantly decorated front of the Victoria Foundry.

Taming the monster

There's a good case to be made for talking to yourself nicely.

Big-sky country

Big-sky country

Generations of Maniototo farming families have headed for the hills each summer, moving their sheep into the mountains for summer grazing. The importance of having access to that land has been highlighted by the drought conditions being experienced in Otago, as Sally Rae reports.

First trip out into hills etched into memeory

First trip out into hills etched into memeory

Jock Scott can clearly recall his first trip out into the hills of the Mt Ida Syndicate when he was 11.

A ring around Ireland

A ring around Ireland

Retired Otago Daily Times editor Robin Charteris and his wife, Judi, find fun and fury as they drive around Ireland.

Easy riding in paradise

Easy riding in paradise

Riding from the country's highest peak to the ocean by bike, the 301km Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail offers an unforgettable experience, writes Rebecca Ryan.

A rare engineer

A rare engineer

There are more than a few stories beneath the hoods of the three rare cars parked in a workshop out the back of a house in the small Central Otago town of Ophir.

When shy turns Sad

Anxiety can be debilitating for many, writes Peter McEvoy.

Completely turned off

It's a bit over 40 years since Gil Scott-Heron penned the piece that would earn him monikers like ''the godfather of rap'' and ''founder of the spoken word movement'' for the rest of his days.

Kicked to touch

Ushering the in-crowd out made for the best day of Ann J. Horner's young life.

And now for a little absurdity

And now for a little absurdity

New York art-rock absurdist King Missile is on its first tour of New Zealand this week, and next Thursday it makes a stop at Chick's Hotel.

Taking the foot off the brake

Taking the foot off the brake

It is time to take energy efficiency seriously, writes Gerry Carrington.

Where they need to be

Where they need to be

Fourteen months ago, at the request of their label Far South Records, Dunedin indie pop band Two Cartoons made the move to London.

When adversity calls

Life isn't straightforward.

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