Overwhelmed by messages, notifications and distractions? You can reclaim your focus without a full digital detox, writes Becca Caddy.
As Oscar Kightley once famously* said, if you want to start an argument at the bottom of the country, ask someone about cheese rolls.
The best volcanoes are the ones that happened a long time ago, leaving their fingerprints for us to discover.
The moon reaches its last quarter phase on January 26. To see our closest celestial neighbour this week, you will therefore have to stay up well past midnight when it clears the horizon.
We crept forward towards the clay bank under dripping ferns in the small piece of remnant native bush. Carefully, we manoeuvred the heavy tube we were carrying into position near a deep hole in the...
Fresh is best when it comes to tuna says Angela Casey. If you have been out fishing and have hooked something fresh, cook a fillet and use it instead of the tuna. It is all about using what is...
She loves weasels but was brought to New Zealand 50 years ago to help eradicate both weasels and stoats. Now, Emeritus Professor Carolyn King, while supporting the goal of a predator-free New...
Although Clutha Leader reporter Nick Brook has lived in Dunedin and Clutha for a decade, the Catlins’ Cathedral Caves have eluded him. Over the holidays, he decided to remedy that and take a closer look.
Many people dream of a laid-back lifestyle on the beach, but it often takes tough decisions and hard graft to get there.
How to keep teenagers safe while allowing for growing independence is one of the biggest angsts most parents face, writes Ian Munro.
Dunedin is handy to many stillwaters and rivers for a family fishing trip. Here's a guide to great places to try over summer.
I'm too sentimental. I can find myself thinking, legs flapping either side of my board, that the ocean doesn’t have the water for even half enough tears. But there’s always the next wave and the occasional sea lion, writes Liz Breslin.
In all but the coolest areas, radishes sown now will not thrive, tending to bolt to seed, even when the soil is kept moist, and those that do mature will be unacceptably sharp in flavour.
André Leon Talley, a titan of fashion journalism who served as creative director and editor-at-large at US Vogue has died at the age of 73.
Most people know that whole grains are better for you than refined grains such as white bread or white rice, but how whole grains are processed - whether the grains are intact or milled into flour - can also make a difference.
First discovered in 1852 at Driving Creek, just north of where Coromandel Town stands today, gold has left behind a rich history and remnants of its mining dot the Coromandel region. Eleanor Hughes follows in the footsteps of the gold miners on a road trip.