The new poetry editor of the Weekend Poem plans to champion the diverse, she tells Tom McKinlay.
Author Matt Hranek shows his love for the classic Italian cocktail, the Negroni, in a book dedicated to it.
Matt Chisholm delivers a whale of a yarn about a life that has amounted to so much more than ‘‘Survivors, are you ready?’’
Olveston Historic Home has been chosen as the inaugural setting for a new writers’ event in Dunedin.
Poetry has been a form of self expression for Darcy Monteath for many years and now the young Dunedin poet has received national recognition for her way with words.
Kiwis love a good character. Someone who’s a bit cheeky, who thumbs their nose at the authorities. Someone who’s ballsy and can spin a yarn.
Gregor Paul provides real insight into how Steve Hansen transformed from the gruff, relatively unlikeable figure who terrified everybody into an almost beloved father of the nation.
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.