Is ditching single-use plastic bags enough? Rebecca Blithe tries eliminating it altogether.
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There's a partial eclipse of the moon going on, right now, and, if the sky is clear, you have an excellent chance of spotting the beginning of the darkest part of the eclipse.
New Zealand fertiliser companies are accused of helping prop up oppression in the Western Sahara. By implication, so are all New Zealanders.
One of the most unpleasant and distracting sounds known to humankind is the whining of a child. It can be like finger nails on a blackboard.
Ice cream is pretty great. So is a luxurious Queenstown getaway. Combine the two, and you’ve got a recipe for success. Daisy Hudson checks out NZ's first ice cream-themed hotel room.
Dunedin writer Neville Peat went to the Society Islands in this sestercentennial James Cook year to visit Tahiti and Ra’iatea, formerly known as Havai’i.
It’s no secret streaming is taking over the TV industry, but is traditional TV really as dead as we might think? Siena Yates looks into the state of the industry and whether our local players can survive the fray.
You can't get influenza from a flu shot, write Australian academics Allen Cheng and Katherine Kedzierska.
Ian Harris has been writing the Faith and Reason column in the Otago Daily Times for more than 15 years.
On a recent trip to Guatemala with her small child, Cindy Carcamo found her parents' concerns gave way to fun.
The Dunedin Public Art Gallery has recently acquired two works by Australian artist Rebecca Baumann following her residency and exhibition, "Untitled (exploded view)".
The stalks of broccoli make a delicious salad — they are crunchy and nutritious and, perhaps best of all, you are not wasting any part of the vegetable.
Two women's mission to reclaim their own health has led them to write a book to empower other women to do the same.
The changing of the seasons marks a changing of the guard for wines too, as reds overtake whites and roses in popularity.
Ask a Chef reveals the secrets of those superb dishes you ate in cafes and restaurants and wanted to try yourself.
Of all the wonderful vegetables we have available to us, kumara - or sweet potato as its known in other parts of the world - would have to be one of my favourites, writes Deanna Copland.
There is no better excuse to hunker down on a chilly Sunday evening than a roast cooking away in the oven. Enjoy it with family and friends as the aromas fill the house, says Angela Casley.
Carine Roitfeld, queen of French fashion, reveals her rules for Parisienne chic to a "terrified" Sophie Heawood.