This heritage home has been transformed with a sensitive addition that provides for modern, practical living. Kim Dungey reports.
China looms large in today’s world. With 18% of the earth’s human population and a similar share of the global GDP, it has the largest land area of any country except Russia.
This week I’ve been thinking about festivals again because, as I write, it is five days until the ninth Festival of Colour, which I’ve been involved with now for 10 years, writes Liz Breslin.
As the first school term draws to a close, many parents will already have had an invitation to meet the teacher, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
A few weeks ago, I was sitting beside Hoopers Inlet, enjoying the tail end of what had been a rather beautiful auroral display, writes Ian Griffin.
When we think of autumn from a gardener’s point of view we may admire the beautiful autumn foliage of the trees. A gardener’s grim focus, though, can be that it’s time to get out the rake and add leaves to compost.
Justine Tyerman revisits childhood haunts and learns the story behind the ruins where she used to play.
There’s a school of thought among researchers that holds that parents tend to withdraw their emotional support from their sons much earlier than they do their daughters, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
Do not go gentle into that brain fog; rage, rage against the dying of your hippocampus, writes Lisa Scott.
We’ve recently watched floods across the ditch devastate New South Wales communities, with agencies and Government scrambling to assist, writes Scott Willis.
Memories of foraging for apples and making apple pie with her grandmother have inspired Naomi Lindsay to help create similar memories for others.
Two young Otago chefs made it to the national finals in the Beef + Lamb Young Ambassador Chef Awards and are more inspired than ever, they tell Rebecca Fox.
A scene from "everyday life" in the Dunedin Public Art Gallery collection provides a missing link, writes Lauren Gutsell.
NZ opera singer Anna Leese is curator for the 2021 Dunedin Arts Festival show St Paul’s at One. She talks about her busy life as a mother, wife, artist, music teacher and part-time student.