Some packaging is over the top, say Wanaka Wastebusters. But they want your opinion too, writes Tom McKinlay.
Water is the stuff of life, so Alina Siegfried has been treating it with due respect, reports Tom McKinlay.
Mia Blake in a scene from 'This Is Her'. Photo supplied. Diminished attention spans have their day out with the arrival of the Show Me Shorts Film Festival in Dunedin this week. It's a format that is finding a growing audience, says festival director Gina Dellabarca. "I think it's the popularity of the internet.
The emphasis is on the local in this year's big push to reduce carbon in the atmosphere, reports Tom McKinlay.
Former aerospace design engineer Rob Berger has turned his hand to chicken coops and is finding favour with foreigners in New Zealand.
Another summer has come and gone with all the furious lawnmowing and hedge trimming that entails. There must be a better way. Tom McKinlay reports on the options.
"Kia Ora," says Ming Na, one of the stars of Stargate Universe, the new iteration of the long-running franchise.
Dunedin gets a new Anglican bishop today. Tom McKinlay talks about God and C. S. Lewis with Dr Kelvin Wright.
Ahead of the iD Dunedin Fashion Show, Tom McKinlay talks to fashion designer Sarah Aspinall.
Recent plans to cull a few black-backed gulls at the Green Island landfill have ruffled some feathers.
The holy month of Ramadan has just over a week to run. Tom McKinlay catches up with those observing the fast.
A rainbow broke out on George St last night as Dunedin's first Queer Pride Week mardi gras took to the town centre. Tom McKinlay takes a look.
For the uninitiated we will say this only once: Lorne Greene has nothing to do with it.
The Government is encouraging us all to save power, which can be as simple as changing a few lightbulbs, as Tom McKinlay discovered.
The RightLight initiative was launched recently as a response to research showing consumers want more impartial information on which to base lighting decisions.
It's cold out and warm by the fire, time to put the feet up. That will involve a footstool, Tom McKinlay reports.
The Death Race DVD is the "uncut version", "too hot for cinemas", and carries an R16 rating.
It's a romantic notion, to hitch a lift, strike up a conversation, have an adventure. The reality, however, is quite different, reports Tom McKinlay.
In a kinder, gentler period of New Zealand's past, children would, as a matter of course, absent themselves from their respective backyards to explore the farthest reaches of their neighbourhoods, largely unencumbered by their parents' fears and concerns.