Overwhelmed by messages, notifications and distractions? You can reclaim your focus without a full digital detox, writes Becca Caddy.
As Oscar Kightley once famously* said, if you want to start an argument at the bottom of the country, ask someone about cheese rolls.
The best volcanoes are the ones that happened a long time ago, leaving their fingerprints for us to discover.
The moon reaches its last quarter phase on January 26. To see our closest celestial neighbour this week, you will therefore have to stay up well past midnight when it clears the horizon.
We crept forward towards the clay bank under dripping ferns in the small piece of remnant native bush. Carefully, we manoeuvred the heavy tube we were carrying into position near a deep hole in the...
A professor brought to New Zealand to help eradicate both weasels and stoats is warning against repeating mistakes that made Otago ground-zero for the disastrous introduction of those invasive predators.
I'm too sentimental. I can find myself thinking, legs flapping either side of my board, that the ocean doesn’t have the water for even half enough tears. But there’s always the next wave and the occasional sea lion, writes Liz Breslin.
How to keep teenagers safe while allowing for growing independence is one of the biggest angsts most parents face, writes Ian Munro.
Dunedin is handy to many stillwaters and rivers for a family fishing trip. Here's a guide to great places to try over summer.
Dunedin Marine Search and Rescue was instrumental during the 1980 flood on the Taieri, rescuing many people from their homes.
For almost 50 years, rescues on Dunedin waters have been conducted by passionate volunteers who give their time and expertise to save lives.
The fifth and final part of the Otago Daily Times’ series to name the South’s 20 most inspiring people in 2021.
In the Next 10 we select Otago’s greatest sporting moments during the past 10 years. Reporter Adrian Seconi completes the series today with a look at the unlikely, the improbable and mission impossible.
Dunedin rules. There are a lot of them. Over the past year, Otago Daily Times subeditor Nic Wood has spent her free time looking out for rules — official or otherwise — around the city and its surrounds, photographing them to share on a social media page.