The father of fashion designer Kate Spade has died just over two weeks after the suicide of his daughter, the family says.
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Gillian Vine looks at the tools that are needed to start gardening.
The crested pigeon (Ocyphaps lophotes) is an Australian native and quite a handsome one at that. Widespread throughout Australia, they are a common sight there.
Crop rotation may sound overly scientific for the ordinary gardener, but it is an important way of getting the most from the vegetable garden.
China is beckoning an Otago Polytechnic student whose love of exotic designs led to her applying for a Prime Minister's Scholarship for Asia.
The nights are very long this time of year, making them a real drawcard for amateur and professional stargazers alike.
Emerging designer Dylan McCutcheon-Peat walked the international stage at London Fashion Week last month. Brittany Pooley finds out more about the Otago Polytechnic graduate.
I used Granny Smith apples in this, and it was outstanding. It is very easy to make and is delicious for afternoon tea or served warm as a dessert.
Ask a Chef reveals the secrets of those superb dishes you ate in cafes and restaurants and wanted to try yourself.
Late April saw news filtering out from Portugal of the two major port companies declaring their 2016 Vintage Ports across all the wineries in their portfolios.
Finding things to do with your children on these drizzly days is hard but New Zealand food writer Margaret Brooker believes cooking is the answer.
Meat and milk from animals grown on farms may well be a thing of the past for many people when the new products of cellular agriculture come on stream in an estimated four or five years, Charmian Smith writes.
In which living on rations becomes a first-world problem, writes Lisa Scott.
If we are to make progress on waste, we might need to start going around in circles writes Gina Dempster.
Lisa Scott gets snowboarding lessons at the home of New Zealand's Olympic medallists and falls in love with the mountain.
The northern giants of Aotearoa's green mantle, kauri can also be found in the South.
Shoplifting should never be viewed as a phase, a mistake or justifiable, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
A cataclysmic decline in insects is taking place, virtually unnoticed. Bruce Munro talks to renowned entomologist Anthony Harris.
Laura Clarke took up her role as British High Commissioner to New Zealand in January.
Two years after launching her label Maggie Marilyn, Maggie Hewitt is ready to give people a closer look at the inner workings of a global luxury brand made entirely in New Zealand.