Dunedin promises to be a safe haven for refugees from war-ravaged Syria. But despite the best intentions, is the system failing them?
I have, of late, remembered that I have a superpower that I have under-utilised for the last decade or so, writes columnist Liz Breslin.
Having a young adult at home requires yet another adaptation of our parenting approach, says Ian Munro.
Twinning of mascara, lipstick and eyeshadow is moving into the mainstream, spawning new ranges to meet demand.
I hope many of you got to view the transit of Mercury across the sun, which took place last Tuesday morning.
Lay health workers play an important role in many countries around the world, writes Pauline Norris.
To be human is to communicate - either verbally, with body language, using the written word or pictures, with music or with touch, writes Jan Aitken.
Bedwetting is one of those issues on which most parents seem to have an opinion, but no easy answers.
Harvard Professor Naomi Oreskes talks science and scepticism with Zoe Corbyn and explains why climate deniers have run out of excuses.
If the sky is clear tonight, it'll be well worth heading out just after sunset to enjoy the splendid sight of a 99%-illuminated moon clearing the northeastern horizon, Ian Griffin writes.
Needle-felting artist Irene Smith, of Wanaka, is proving natural fibres can be used for more than just clothing.
Sticky Filth is back tonight for a gig at The Cook with local legends Conniption. It's long overdue, its last South Island gig was more than 20 years ago. Bassist and vocalist Craig Radford reckons...
Last month, the Dunedin Public Art Gallery opened "Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys", an exhibition curated by Mary Kisler and toured by Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki.