Understanding the science behind auroras is almost as fascinating as watching a display, writes Ian Griffin.
Dr John Hale is the ODT's WordWays columnist and an Honorary Fellow in the Department of English and Linguistics, University of Otago.
There's a lot going on in the background of the Hocken's photographic collection, writes Jen Anderson.
Alyth Grant takes a closer look at the Orokonui Stream as it passes through the Ecosanctuary and beyond.
All over the country every day there's chaos at the school gate with children, scooters, bikes and cars. And mums who should know better, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
Finding inspiration both inside and outside the circle, Tiny Ruins are lapping up the accolades during another exciting and rigorous period for the group.
Local government elections loom, raising concerns about the fitness of those elected. Bruce Munro takes a look at mistakes made and asks how elected representatives can best be equipped to tackle big issues facing the South.
Chicago-based producer and director Tanya Palmer will have some advice for young playwrights when she visits Dunedin for next week’s Unesco Cities of Literature Short Play Festival. She tells...
A prototype house fit for the future will make its stadium debut later this year, writes Scott Willis.
So, hello from the other side. I'm staying at the Villa Decius, set in parkland almost equidistant to the airport and the Old Town Market Square of Krakow, writes columnist Liz Breslin.
Knowing your family's stories can be profoundly grounding, says publisher Gareth St John Thomas. So he has set out to help you capture yours.
Over the past week, beautifully clear skies across Southern New Zealand have made for some great stargazing.
Presents are a magnificent opportunity for passive aggressive awfulness. Or just awfulness, writes Kate Oktay.
Kim Dungey revisits the 2009 recipients of the Otago Daily Times Class Act awards, now in their late 20s.
For those of you in the part of the Venn diagram that means (1) Father’s Day is news to you, and (2) you know someone who may have expected you to remember, I’m truly sorry for the terror that is now settling in your heart.
Where are they now? The ODT takes a look to see what the 2009 recipients of the Otago Daily Times Class Act award have been doing since leaving high school.