A change is as good as a rest, they say - and after 40 years of collecting, sorting and selling books and donated items to raise funds for Dunedin’s premiere theatre, the Regent Theatre book sale team reckoned they deserved one or the other.
A series of journals by a trailblazing New Zealand author, locked away in the Hocken for decades after his death, has been revealed by a Dunedin professor.
A broken leg and a job redundancy were exactly what a Christchurch couple needed to fulfil a dream they’ve never had time to embark on.
"It's just being real." That’s what Nelson peanut butter king Pic Picot credits his success in the food industry to, a business which has grown from a market stall to a factory employing 55 people, exporting the spread worldwide.
The surprisingly early, enduring, shockingly excluded existence of Indians in New Zealand is the subject of historian Jacqueline Leckie’s new book, writes Bruce Munro.
Matt Chisholm knows his way around the Kiwi vernacular. That has helped the TV reporter and presenter connect with audiences and subjects from the Kiwi backblocks to New Zealand’s biggest cities....
One of Owen Marshall’s darker tales is about the hit the big screen. He tells Tom McKinlay how it came to be.
Covid-19 was not the end of the story for three bookish Wanaka entrepreneurs, who have turned the pages on their careers and written a new chapter in their lives.
This year’s Robert Burns Fellow, Becky Manawatu, has followed tradition and fallen in love with Dunedin. The writer tells Rebecca Fox about moving on from her award-winning debut novel Aue.
Britain's Prince Harry is writing a memoir about his life that will be published in late 2022, publisher Penguin Random House has announced.
Dunedin author Ron Palenski's new book Brutal: The 100-year fight for world rugby supremacy, charts the history of tests between the All Blacks and the Springboks. In this extract, he paints a picture of the test at Carisbrook during the great 1956 tour.
Helping people make better food choices without breaking the bank is the aim of chef Michael Van de Elzen and restaurateur Ganesh Raj’s latest book.
Oamaru teenager Lydia Harvey disappeared in early 1910, only to turn up months later as a key witness in a high-profile London sex-trafficking case. More than a century later, her life has much to...
Sue Kedgley has been involved in activism both in NZ and overseas for half a century. Her work has spanned research, reporting, and presenting for TVNZ; almost a decade in New York involved with the UN and a return to NZ and a new role as a councillor and then Green Party MP. A consistent focus has been advancing the cause of feminism.
The PR campaign for this, the third biography of the New Zealand Prime Minister in recent months, did not get off to a great start — its subject effectively disowning it.
The author behind what is shaping up to be the country’s most controversial book of the year is heading to Dunedin to discuss it.
Every few years a new author comes along and fossicks through the Churchill family dirty linen to see what tawdry details remain. Josh Ireland's the latest historian on the conveyor belt, and has found scandal aplenty to fill Churchill & Son.