There has been a run of clear nights in Dunedin recently, and with the sun setting a few minutes after 5pm this week, you don't have to stay out very late to enjoy some fine views of the night sky.
Transforming a century-old brick building into modern accommodation has been a mammoth undertaking for a couple who studied in Dunedin in the 1980s. Kim Dungey reports.
The original entrance windows either side of the front door in Dunedin’s Henton House are well-preserved examples of early leadlights made with mouthblown glass.
Ron Palenski took a break from sports business on a recent trip to Dallas to look at a story that continues to fascinate and intrigue Americans.
This week, parenting columnist Ian Munro revisits "quantity time"
Big tree. What marvellous Teutonic brevity and understatement. Most 2 year olds would know what it means, writes Mark Clark.
New Zealand must now run to catch up on emission reductions. Do we have the legs? Colin Campbell-Hunt asks.
Age is no friend to the human body. So how are veteran athletes such as Roger Federer still at the top of their game? And what can you do to keep up? Neil Tweedie, of The Observer, investigates.
Are the sniff test, the five-second rule and rare burgers safe? Cathy Moir finds out.
Nancy Rutledge is the Dunedin and Central Otago representative for The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music.
Just because you're not on a benefit in this country doesn't mean you're not doing it tough, writes Lisa Scott.
Four short plays are to get their moment on stage, despite Fortune's closing, writes Kim Dungey.
SKY WATCH: Over the past week, material from a large hole in the sun's outer atmosphere has been streaming earthwards at high speed, creating relatively dim, but enjoyable, displays of the Aurora Australis across Otago.
How we view our mother is shaped by our own experiences, which build with the years. To mark Mother’s Day, Bruce Munro asked nine people, spanning eight decades, to tell him ... ‘‘What I think about my mum now that I’m ...’’
The best thing about a road trip is surely the anticipation, writes Liz Breslin.
Pre-teen has an irritating new, two-word, passive response to just about every question: "No idea", writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
When the view through the windscreen becomes a blur, it might be time to take the foot off the accelerator, writes life coach Jan Aitken.
We're beset on all sides: climate change, the sixth mass extinction, rampaging inequality and Facebook, just for a start. What is the way forward? Prof Niki Harre shares some thoughts with Tom McKinlay.
China has thrown a spanner into the recycling conveyor belt; we should take it as an opportunity, writes Gina Dempster.
Eleanor Moyle is conductor of the 28-member women-only Dunedin Red Cross Choir.