Dr Monica Gerth wants to become bacteria’s equivalent of a horse whisperer.
How does the design of a planned five-star, glass tower hotel for Dunedin compare against 10 celebrated hotels from around the globe?
Erica Sklenars’ star is shining brightly. She tells Bruce Munro how her recent residency in China is impacting on her upcoming installation in the Wellington Lux Light Festival.
An insidious new form of propaganda could be used during this year's general elections, writes Bruce Munro.
People need to be aware that in the 2017 world of online marketing "you are the product", Carmen Vicelich says.
Bruce Munro has collated 10 of the best April Fool's Day pranks of the past 60 years.
Clive Humphreys is the new interim head of Dunedin Art School. He talks to Bruce Munro about rubbish trucks, art in these turbulent times and the need for the school to maintain its disciplines.
Squabbling about the retirement age is bailing out the dinghy as a tornado approaches. Bruce Munro looks at the perfect storm brewing on the horizon.
A political killing in Myanmar has far-reaching implications, writes Bruce Munro.
Men are the perpetrators of most family violence and child abuse. They are also the neglected key to tackling New Zealand’s tragic record on child welfare, writes Bruce Munro.
Once shunned and undervalued, people with autism are gaining respect and independence as sought-after employees, writes Bruce Munro.
Mystery surrounds a one-night-only Fringe Festival cinematic experience in a "vanished" Dunedin movie theatre.
Hundreds of hours have been invested in the public Waitangi Day commemoration at Otakou Marae, on Otago Peninsula, writes Bruce Munro.
Bouncing back from recent disappointment, emerging artist Gemma Baldock is staging a solo show in Dunedin, writes Bruce Munro.
Training New Zealand’s budding surveyors in the use of drones has begun with a high-definition aerial survey of Quarantine Island, writes Bruce Munro.
Sometimes, the gap between a terrible long-ago event and contemporary ignorance of it is not an absence of connection.
An "extraordinary" piece of New Zealand history has come to light, 153 years on.
A treacherous affair during the little-known 19th-century Pacific Island slave trade has a southern New Zealand link, historian Dr Scott Hamilton tells Bruce Munro.
The storied connection between cephalopod and Pacific peoples is played out still on the fringes of Otago Harbour, Bruce Munro writes.
A world-first collaboration between Otago University and the Myanmar Ministry of Health aims to rob tuberculosis of its power.