The "astounding" standard of entrants for the 17th iD International Emerging Designer Awards has made it tough for judges.
Often bypassed by busy visitors, this long valley running along the Waiau River from Te Anau to Tuatapere gives access to some of NZ's most impressive scenery.
As New Zealand’s borders with Australia open up for quarantine-free travel, Sandip Hor recommends an Aussie holiday with an African flavour.
This week, quietly, the University of Otago opened its $50 million, animal research building. Quietly, because this world class facility poses challenging questions about the value of a life.
While browsing the net I stumbled across a meme that hit home: "I’ve tried adulting ... I just don’t think it’s going to work for me!"
It used to be a case of "talking about the birds and the bees" or hoping that some other adult, usually a teacher, would do it for you. Unfortunately for parents these days, there’s another element...
With only one exhibition space and more than 18,000 art works in its permanent collection, there are many treasures that are rarely seen first-hand in the Hocken Pictures collection.
This is a favourite quick one-pot dinner that also makes a fabulous lunch the next day. In fact, the flavours just keep on giving. Don’t forget some warm crusty bread, which is always a welcome...
I have always had the palate of an 80-year-old man. My ideal breakfast, lunch and dinner are animal fats on bread. Butter so thick I can see my teeth in it, bacon grease running down my forearm,...
Last week, I wrote about the distinct curve of stars forming the tail of a supernatural scorpion. This week, I’d like to encourage you to explore another prominent stellar arc.
Not many indoor plants originate from temperate climates like ours, but how about giving some New Zealand natives a go in your indoor jungle?
Being able to get out and see NZ during the past 12 months has had some unexpected results for fashion designer Dame Trelise Cooper. Visiting Wanaka this week, she tells Rebecca Fox about the joy of rediscovering her country.
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.
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.
Framing Manawatu’s eastern horizon, the towering spine of the Tararua and Ruahine ranges lord over the plains like a giant billboard for outdoor adventure, writes Mike Yardle.
“I don’t enjoy chaos,” laughs Deadly Ponies’ chief executive Steven Boyd of designer husband Liam Bowden’s magpie tendencies.