The raw numbers of the glycaemic index don’t tell the whole story, says Dr Kirsty Fairbairn.
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Lisa Scott spends a weekend hopscotching a smorgasbord of organic connections, boutique cellar doors and foodie backblocks in Wanaka.
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Bruce Munro talks to author Stevan Eldred-Grigg about his quest to get Kiwis to ask tough questions about war.
They came for the gold but stayed for the coal. It’s a familiar refrain that echoed throughout my spring swing through Buller, writes Mike Yardley.
The inventive spark is burning bright at Otago Polytechnic as design students work on the next big invention, writes Kim Dungey.
Gillian Vine puts aside childhood prejudices and considers the merits of foxgloves.
As a four-hectare woodland garden, the Rhododendron Dell in Dunedin Botanic Garden has the space to allow larger rhododendrons to grow to their full potential.
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Crichton Tahana has gone from rags to designing his own riches, after turning his back on a life of crime to graduate with a fashion design degree.
It's the season for entertaining so Fresh has sought some advice from Otago’s top chefs and cooks on how to entertain and put on a great party or barbecue.
A spelling mistake in the online diary of Kapiti based advertising agency Luvly has led to an unusual hospice fundraising venture.
There has been an enormous amount on social media and a little bit of science around the story that low carbohydrate diets are good for diabetes and the world, Prof Jim Mann, professor of medicine...
Jana Kettner, from the Czech Republic and head barista at Sofitel in Queenstown, says every cup of coffee should be made with passion, focus, knowledge and love.
With the entertaining season upon us, Eleanor Ozich advises a natural kind of entertaining: relaxed, intentional and thoughtful is her favourite approach.
The Gimblett Gravels dozen varies in its composition each year, both in varietal mix and in producers featured, with this 2015 edition featuring five Syrahs ranging from the excellent value...
This is one of my favourite combinations as the tender asparagus coated in the pine nut and lemon dressing works so beautifully together.