Gillian Vine says growing your own plants from cuttings is a budget-conscious way to fill the garden.
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What to do in your garden this week.
At 3.18pm this afternoon, the moon is new. This means that for the next few days there will be little or no moonlight to interfere with stargazing.
Constantly running out of time to make dinners that are both healthy and delicious? This 101 by Otago Polytechnic Food Institute student Grace Tarbotton aims to help with that dilemma.
Many of our crisp, juicy apple varieties actually originated in Central Asia, discovers Charmian Smith.
To quote jazz great Ella Fitzgerald: "summertime, and the livin' is easy''.
As summer's bounty begins to ripen, it is always good to get some new inspiration for ways to turn it into preserves to brighten the duller days of winter.
You exchange daily chit-chat, the odd joke and they know what you want before you ask, but what do you really know about the person who makes your coffee every day?
This slice is full of fresh tart apricot flavour with a buttery crust. You can swap the apricots for any summer fruit to keep this slice seasonal and fresh.
Ask a Chef reveals the secrets of those superb dishes you ate in cafes and restaurants and wanted to try yourself.
Reality TV couple Art Green and Matilda Rice have launched a meal delivery service focused on healthy food.
Male models and assistants who worked with top fashion photographers Mario Testino and Bruce Weber claim they were subjected by them to molestation, sexual advances and unnecessary nudity.
In this very personal essay, Catherine Mayer remembers her friend Michael Hutchence, and wonders if our hunger for celebrity gossip is debasing our society.
In the mid-1860s the Otago Daily Times published a lively series of articles titled "Rambles Round Dunedin". The correspondent, writing under the pseudonym "Pakeha", braved bush, bogs and vicious...
The clever buggers at the Dunedin Model Aero Club keep their flying machines running come rain or shine. Mike Houlahan talks to club president Jeff Smart.
Dunedin man Graeme Roxburgh makes and fixes everything from musical instruments to hay balers. Reporter Jono Edwards takes a peek at his DIY lifestyle.
It’s the middle of the 1948 polio epidemic. Young Joyce and her brother Pete are excited to be allowed out of the house, in defiance of the restrictions on children playing together, to meet Pete’s...
Summer is a great time to get on your bike and hit the trails. Cycling author Jonathan Kennett has explored the trails and offers some recommendations.
Successful restaurateur and TV personality Angelo Georgalli serves up simple, user-friendly recipes in his latest publication, Angelo’s Wild Kitchen bringing wholesome, nutritious cooking into...
Racing reporter Jonny Turner catches up with retired trainer Hec Anderton.