The inventive spark is burning bright at Otago Polytechnic as design students work on the next big invention, writes Kim Dungey.
Assuming the weather gods are co-operative, just before dawn on November 18, skywatchers across Otago will enjoy the peak of the Leonid meteor shower.
Batteries impact on nearly every aspect of our lives, from baby monitors to smartphones and cars. But what happens when they reach the end of their useful lives?
The first full retrospective of New Zealand’s pioneer of abstraction, the late Gordon Walters, opens in Dunedin today. Its curators walk Rebecca Fox through the major exhibition.
Is the country's hottest culinary trend also its oldest? Kim Knight on why it has taken so long for Pakeha taste buds to discover Maori food.
Ancient inscriptions at Otago Museum are giving up their secrets, writes Moira White.
The customer isn't always right, says parenting columnist Ian Munro.
New Zealand recently marked the 99th anniversary of Armistice Day. Jane Tolerton looks at a group of Otago women who toiled away behind the scenes during World War 1.
Fine dining wasn't that satisfying, Lisa Scott finds.
Ok, I’m going to say this really quickly ... Christmas is just around the corner, and ignoring it won’t make it go away, writes Jan Aitken.
Yesterday was a cross-quarter day, marking the halfway point between the spring equinox and the summer solstice, writes Ian Griffin.
The stories we tell ourselves about ourselves shape our lives, says Liz Breslin.
Orokonui Ecosanctuary recently opened a play area for visitors’ children. Claire Freeman reflects on the importance of play in a natural environment for children.
Parenting columnist Ian Munro shares some tips on how to get children to listen.
Chrissie Hynde’s headed for Dunedin, fronting the outlaw band she’s been riding with for decades now, writes Tom McKinlay.
Both were radicals. One embraced terror and the other peace. Is it time for Te Whiti to replace Guy Fawkes? Bruce Munro takes a look.
Dunedin fashion designer Fiona Clements is one of only two from New Zealand showcasing their sustainable fashion at Eco Fashion Week Australia.
Eco-shopper Peter Dowden ponders how to cope in a plastic-less future.
SKYWATCH: Next week's full moon is a great time to start looking for two of the brightest stars.
Parenting columnist Ian Munro has some advice for deciphering what your baby is trying to tell you.