The Tax Working Group's interim report on overhauling New Zealand’s tax system fails to recommend a land value tax. Here’s why it’s a missed opportunity to make most of us better off, writes Bruce Munro.
The Dali Lama has a lot of good stuff to say about mosquitoes, like how if you think you are too small to make a difference, you should try sleeping with one, writes Liz Breslin.
Our children should not be the centre of our universe. We should be the centre of theirs - a secure, loving and consistent centre, says Ian Munro.
Dunedin lawyer Albert Alloo is the great-great-nephew of 1893 Women's suffrage petition signatory Minnie Alloo.
A highlight of Arts Festival Dunedin 2018 will be a dazzling circus-style adventure that brings to life the air we breathe. Bruce Munro talks to Air Play creators Seth Bloom and Christina Gelsone.
Arts Festival Dunedin 2018 is 137 performances across 36 theatre, music, dance and visual arts shows in 10 days. Here's a selection of some of the highlights.
SKY WATCH: If it's clear tonight, make a point to head out and catch a glimpse of Venus, which is outstandingly bright, writes Ian Griffin.
Mitch James’ profile soared after winning a support slot for Ed Sheeran, but his was not a story of overnight success, writes Tony Nielsen.
Best-selling author and nomadic adventurer Miriam Lancewood talks to Lindy Davis about her upcoming pursuit - an epic female wilderness expedition through the South Island.
According to Olveston's records, a colourfully embroidered textile in the Theomin family's collection is the only known example of its type on public display in New Zealand.
If the Wi-Fi was down (unthinkable) and the postal service obsolete (inevitable) - how would I ever make my deadline, wonders Liz Breslin.
Author and speaker Yvonne Godfrey, of Auckland, has been in Otago addressing adolescent, parenting and family issues as part of a speaking tour of New Zealand.
Coincidences will cause the next monster influenza epidemic, for which we are woefully unprepared, former Otago researcher Prof Robert Webster tells Bruce Munro.
Sixty years ago, Southland entrepreneur Wilson Cameron Campbell conceived an idea that, had it been successful, could have transformed Te Anau into a ski resort similar to Queenstown.