It is time to name and shame climate laggards, UN special envoy Luis Alfonso de Alba tells Mark Hertsgaard.
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The humble unassisted cyclist is daily overtaken by their battery-powered counterpart, who charges on undaunted by gradient. Axel Wilke is loving it.
Ask a Chef reveals the secrets of those superb dishes you ate in cafes and restaurants and wanted to try yourself.
Three Central Otago designers have been chosen as the only Otago finalists in this year’s World of Wearable Art (Wow) show. Pam Jones talks to them about the ideas and the dedication that has seen them recognised internationally.
Generally speaking, ultra-processed foods are high energy and lower in nutrients. They are cheap and tasty and easy.
Italian designer Giorgio Armani chose a light breezy silhouette for his Emporio Armani line at Milan Fashion Week, picking soft colours and loose cuts for the brand’s spring line.
A palm at Dunedin Botanic Garden's winter garden glasshouse has taken centre stage in the central house's middle bed.
There are so many ways to eat more sustainably. Choosing local seasonal food is one, writes Hagar Ozri.
Simon Gourley, of Domaine Thomson wines in Central Otago, recently won the Bayer Young viticulturist of the year competition, ensuring that the trophy remains in Central Otago following last year's...
The Restaurant Association has highlighted the ''critical importance'' of hospitality staff understanding medical conditions after Auckland restaurant staff confronted a diabetic diner.
There is no place quite like home, but one Otago family knows no other New Zealand home will be quite like their house when it is finished, Kerrie Waterworth reports.
At 7.50pm on Monday the centre of the sun crosses the celestial equator heading south. This is the exact moment of the southern hemisphere spring equinox, which means that all over the world the...
Strange, ancient and beautiful, there’s much to discover amid the cultural crossroads of Albania, writes Fiona Dunlop.
Hundreds of years ago, in China, monks often selected their favourite local camellias for the entrances and gardens of their temples. Some remain as gnarled and ancient specimens.
Local government elections loom, raising concerns about the fitness of those elected. Bruce Munro takes a look at mistakes made and asks how elected representatives can best be equipped to tackle big issues facing the South.
Think carbon offsetting when you fly is doing your bit for the planet? Think again, says tourism professor James Higham. It is only useful as a baby step towards real change, he tells Bruce Munro....
From Nissan to Jaguar, Volkswagen to Hyundai, big car makers around the world are gearing up to satisfy the demand for electric vehicles. But for all the high-tech gadgetry of their offerings, sometimes they don't quite fit the bill.