Chemicals in processed foods and fragrances are reducing men's sperm counts at an "alarming" rate, Professor Shanna Swan says.
To survive the chill of winter, deciduous trees drop their leaves, some flaunting splendid colour before they fall.
Vaguely aware that her phone could be used for more than just selfies, Lisa Scott stumbled into the 21st century when she discovered something called an "app" while on holiday in Wellington.
Wanaka is becoming a hub for small artisanal food producers, if the number of medals they have received in the Outstanding Food Producer Awards this year is anything to go by.
The Govt has announced the end of a decade of immigration-fuelled growth that rewarded some and hurt others. The increase was unsustainable, but what comes next needs careful consideration and two key initiatives, Prof Paul Spoonley says.
Scott Willis is enjoying a time of earlier evenings, warming fires and long conversations - many about how we can boost action on climate.
The Casanova of Wanaka and I are a great match. But there’s trouble at t’mill when the sun goes down, writes Lisa Scott.
Digital is no longer just our future - it’s very much our present, says parenting columnist Ian Munro.
Under the protection of the Winter Garden glasshouse, Pentas lanceolata provides wonderful colour over many months: flowering in early summer, through autumn and well into winter.
A while ago, I was talking to a former home economics teacher who said she was frustrated by all the emphasis on plant-based diets which are increasingly popular as we realise how raising livestock and eating meat contributes to climate change.
Do you suffer from heartburn or acid reflux after meals? This may be due to a number of reasons, but is often caused by reflux, writes Deanna Copland.
If you are outside and the wind is blowing in your direction, you may wonder why you can smell onions?
I recently spent time pondering the age of our Central Otago wine industry and its ever-growing maturity — in vine age, the number of vintages harvested and in the accrual of knowledge in fine...
Kwoklyn Wan is on a mission to show people they can serve a flavoursome dinner faster than they can place an order with their local takeaway.
If you listen carefully you can hear the sound of a country starting to blow its collective nose and rustle the tissues as it heads into the cold and flu season, writes life coach Jan Aitken.
When Riverstone Kitchen was being built, owner-chef Bevan Smith was determined to establish a kitchen garden to enhance the menu.
After an enforced hiatus last year due to Covid-19, the Resene Architecture and Design Film Festival is back for its 10th year, with films about architecture, art, photography and gardening.