A midnight blue velvet gown that Princess Diana wore when she danced with John Travolta at a 1985 White House state dinner has failed to sell at auction in London.
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Otago restaurants were up there with the best in the recent Cuisine Good Food Awards. Fresh asks the chefs to share some behind-the-scene things that make their work award-winning - with a bit of Christmas advice thrown in.
If you've ever wanted to capture a picture of the nearly full moon rising, Thursday's the day, writes Ian Griffin.
Fraser Thompson talks to Nadia Reid about her third album, touring overseas and coming home to Port Chalmers.
Dame Louise Henderson was born in Paris at the beginning of La Belle Epoch (The Golden Age) at the turn of the 20th-century.
Spuds are being dug up, supermarkets are playing carols 17 hours a day, church kids are wearing tea towels, police and budget advisers are gearing up - it must be the festive season.
Nothing you can buy will ever make you more whole. It’s always a good time of year to remember that gem of truth from Kate Tempest’s Hold Your Own, writes Liz Breslin.
The Slates Isles no longer roof the world, Julie Orr-Wilson writes. But there was always more there than stone.
You certainly know when a baby becomes a toddler. It’s a time of significant change for them and a lot of challenge for child and parent. It’s probably as dramatic as adolescence, but more...
Red Coat's goldfields map was drawn up by one of Otago's greatest eccentrics, John (Jock) Graham, and remains one of the more fascinating relics of our gold-rush history, writes Jim Sullivan.
I have made so many cakes and this cake is a winner. It could easily be used as a dessert and in summer you could easily swap out the rhubarb for the stone fruits and berries.
I must admit to having been caught out once again this year, as Christmas came rushing headlong towards me, though I’m certain I’m not the only one in that boat!
Reading Afternoon Tea at the Cutter & Squidge Bakery you soon realise why it has become the go-to destination for quirky afternoon teas in London.
Your gut is an amazing organ that is home to many systems responsible for some of the most important jobs in our bodies, writes Jamalia Edwards.
Ask a Chef reveals the secrets of those superb dishes you ate in cafes and restaurants and wanted to try yourself.
Mud, mud, glorious mud. Philip Somerville joins Dunedin friends Jeff Cleugh and Geoff Plunket to tackle the notorious Northwest Circuit of Stewart Island/Rakiura.
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8.45 pmTruck rolls in rural North Otago