In this extract from new book Human Kindness, Bill Lennox remembers a lesson in restraint.
In 2020, doomsday scenarios are legion. Bruce Munro talks to "preppers" of various stripes about getting ready for the end of the world as we know it.
With a theme of migration it is no wonder the Robert Burns Poetry Competition 2020 attracted some poignant entries.
There are often arguments about who does what in healthcare, such as whether midwives or doctors should attend normal births, writes Pauline Norris.
The advertising of cigarettes was banned in 1963, but the promoters of the highly addictive nicotine are back in a new guise with vaping, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
Technology has made life busier and more pressured, but our children still need fom us the same unconditional love, time and protection that they’ve always needed, Ian Munro writes.
Summertime is house-painting time. Bruce Munro reflects on the process, perils and payback of "painting your house".
For more than a decade, Gisele Bundchen was the world's highest-paid supermodel. But it hasn't always been so simple.
Former Dunedin man Jeff Nash's love of speed on two wheels has taken him to the United States. Hayden Meikle tracks him down for a chat.
The rich diversity of marine life near Scott Base in the Antarctic has stunned scientists diving under the ice to set up environmental monitoring sites.
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