Otago Daily Times: Lifestyle

Gilding the lily

Gilding the lily

We trust them because they are supposed to be the experts. But how do we know we aren't being ripped off by that tradesman or saleswoman? And what can we do if we think our ticket has been unfairly clipped? Bruce Munro takes a look.

90 years of royal style

90 years of royal style

The Queen's wedding dress is on display at Buckingham Palace in a special exhibition held to celebrate the 90th birthday of the world's oldest monarch.

Seriously subtropical

Seriously subtropical

From the Deep South, Simon Hartley travels to the Far North to check the veracity of claims of ‘‘winterless Northland'', and what it offers while Otago gets set to winter over.

Fun growing exotics

Fun growing exotics

As gardeners, many of us are not satisfied with what traditionally grows in our climate, and often want to push the boundaries and grow something a little more exotic.

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