The owners of this Central Otago house made warmth a priority. Kim Dungey reports.
The fading of rhododendron blooms after flowering marks the beginning of seed production. Seed capsules have been developing around the Rhododendron Dell since mid to late spring, through summer...
Is flying the only feasible way to travel the length of the country? Peter Dowden tried the slower option.
Food boxes or meal kits delivered to your place each week are not only a convenient way to save time planning and shopping but also to eat healthily.
Lettuces are thought of as a summer vegetable but seed of the hardy loose-leaf types, such as old French variety Merveille des Quatre Saisons, can be sown under cloches or under glass now to make slow growth until longer days and more sunshine return.
Wayne Martin rediscovers the beauty of the wild West Coast and finds out there is still life in the region despite Covid-19 and the weather’s best efforts.
It takes all kinds, and being a mini port town, where people constantly come and go, you get all kinds in Port Chalmers, writes Talia Marshall.
We now have a plan of action to guide our climate change response. But is it any good? Members of the University of Otago’s He Kaupapa Hononga climate change research network run the ruler over it.
Watching the centre of the Milky Way ascend over Otago’s beautiful landscape is one of the most inspirational sights available to Kiwi sky watchers, writes Ian Griffin.
Pegasus Bay’s "aged release" programme, now in its seventh year, is a marvellous opportunity, 10 years from vintage, to assess the development of their rieslings and pinot noirs.
Ask a Chef reveals the secrets of those superb dishes you ate in cafes and restaurants and wanted to try yourself.
Go for gold this autumn with piquant citrus cakes and succulent baked squash, Nigel Slater recommends.
A Dunedin artist is experimenting with ways to capture the colours of nature on handcrafted clothing.
It’s their rarity, combined with how amazingly well they mix, that makes blue flowers so beguiling, writes James Wong.