Gravel gut-busters, pleasant valleys and one weird wallaby. For her first bike-packing trip, Lisa Scott attempts the Ti Kouka Traverse, a 195km South Canterbury route climbing into the Hunters Hills.
We have had the secret places to ourselves, and perhaps for a little while longer, writes Clare Fraser.
‘‘Kiwiaussies’’ are celebrating on both sides of the Tasman as quarantine-free travel resumes between the two countries after an agonising 13-month pause, writes JustineTyerman.
What are you doing on May 14? If you are at a loose end, and the sky is clear, it may well be worthwhile heading out after dark because I think there’s an excellent chance an aurora will be visible...
Lorna Ryan could not contain her excitement when she found out she was a iD International Emerging Designer Awards 2021 finalist.
David Burt, head chef and owner of Dunedin’s Bracken restaurant, shares how he and wife Jacqueline juggle living in and running the restaurant with family life.
When you’re tired, go to the beach. When you’re happy, when you’re bereft. When you’re hopeful. Go by car, go by bike, get a bus, go on foot, writes Liz Breslin.
New moves by the European Commission to grant exclusive use of the term ‘‘halloumi’’ to cheesemakers from Cyprus has New Zealand cheesemakers concerned.
Ben Elton made Thatcher’s Britain and the trenches of World War 1 the stuff of comedy, but can he wring a laugh from climate collapse and plague? Tom McKinlay asks the touring comedian.
The South African War is largely forgotten or remembered simply as a warm-up to two world wars. Bruce Munro talks to historian Nigel Robson about the impact on NZ, then and now, of our first foreign war.
Thanks to augmented reality, we can now dress to impress online, with no need for a solid equivalent in the real world, writes Hannah Marriott.
Ask a Chef reveals the secrets of those superb dishes you ate in cafes and restaurants and wanted to try yourself.
Looking for a new direction after having a baby and deciding life as a chef was not what she wanted anymore, Cherie Metcalfe began creating her own products in her kitchen.
The season of comfort food is upon us, and with a bounty of pumpkin, cauliflower, cabbage, leek and kumara filling supermarket shelves and vegetable patches, hearty dishes containing these will be...
As our quarantine-free air corridors to Australia open, money will be spent on goods and services in both countries: a lifeline for a number of businesses.