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Life & Style
A recent article by Clementine Ford in The Sydney Morning Herald discussed the old saying, "It takes a village to raise a child", writes Ian Munro.
Polish model Anja Rubik perfectly pulled off understated rock chic while attending the Saint Laurent show during Paris Fashion Week earlier this year.
Otago Museum is the largest importer of exotic animals in New Zealand, writes Nick Yeats.
A new exhibition looming at Otago Museum is a matter of life and death, writes Shane Gilchrist.
Otago Museum has a very small collection of Permian fossils, largely comprising fossil fish found in rocks in Durham, northeast England.
With the sequel to his blockbuster documentary An Inconvenient Truth about to be released, Al Gore reveals how his role at the forefront of the fight against climate change consumes his life.
As a Unesco City of Literature, Dunedin is very much a city of books. Writers, publishers and printers have always been part of that story and so, too, have been the booksellers, writes Jim Sullivan.
Change is coming and we will need to adapt. So are we heeding good advice when it is proffered?
Curing sloppy thinking and confronting fascism are among poetry’s much-needed powers, Sue Wootton tells Bruce Munro ahead of National Poetry Day.
There's more to success than natural talent and intelligence, says Jan Aitken.
The resignation of Metiria Turei has highlighted a particularly loathsome schoolyard-bully side to the New Zealand psyche, Lisa Scott writes.
Bananas are a tropical plant everybody can relate to, so unsurprisingly they are a real crowdpleaser at Dunedin Botanic Garden, when displaying a lovely bunch of bananas.
Green toms are among the sweetest, richest, most aromatic around, writes James Wong. They are great to look at and easy to grow, too.
What to do in your garden this week.
Nom*D was the first designer label I ever owned. I was a teenager in the 90s so while Nirvana was my soundtrack, Nom*d was my wardrobe. A couple of weeks ago I got to visit the Nom*D workroom and talk to its founder, Margarita Robertson.
I always like playing around in the kitchen and finding delicious alternatives to everyday ingredients.
For most Kiwis, seaweed does not spring to mind as a food although many of us have eaten nori wrapped around sushi.
Want to be happier, healthier and save money? Then it’s time to get cooking, write Clare Collins and Tamara Bucher.
We often overlook adding parsnips to cakes but it will surprise you just how much they add in the way of flavour and moisture to your cakes. I have added hazelnuts as I love this combination.