Resilient needs your help identifying how we shift to a more sustainable footing.
If you've ever wanted to capture a picture of the nearly full moon rising, Thursday's the day, writes Ian Griffin.
Spuds are being dug up, supermarkets are playing carols 17 hours a day, church kids are wearing tea towels, police and budget advisers are gearing up - it must be the festive season.
Red Coat's goldfields map was drawn up by one of Otago's greatest eccentrics, John (Jock) Graham, and remains one of the more fascinating relics of our gold-rush history, writes Jim Sullivan.
Nothing you can buy will ever make you more whole. It’s always a good time of year to remember that gem of truth from Kate Tempest’s Hold Your Own, writes Liz Breslin.
In 1998, I was working at a science centre in Cape Canaveral, Florida. To a space nut like me, witnessing launches from the Kennedy Space Center was a real thrill.
Life in the Nevis Valley was far from easy, writes Louise Joyce in this edited extract from Take me to the Nevis.
It’s the Tyrannosaurus rex of trees. Who hasn’t felt a primal twinge of terror as they’ve looked up at a large monkey puzzle tree (Araucaria araucana) with its ferocious dark green "teeth"? We feel...
Apps and wearable devices are touted as a way to transform health. But are we too obsessed by the quantified self? asks James Tapper.
Recently, people in Sweden have chosen to fly less and take the train more. They have coined a new word, "flygskam", for the shame associated with flying and its climate impact. When Swedes want to...
It was not good news this week for teenagers: more than 80% worldwide are insufficiently active for the good of their health and New Zealand teens are close to the worst.
Visitors to Toitu’s exhibition galleries now pass under the outstretched wings of Toroa, the centrepiece of an impressive carved gateway, or waharoa, recently unveiled at the museum.
Twenty years after the legal drinking age was lowered, alcohol continues to harm young people. Should the age limit go back up? Bruce Munro investigates
The floating city of Venice has lured and inspired Italian-Australian chef Nino Zoccali for decades.
In an attempt to lose weight, rather than eating lunch, I have recently been walking from the museum to the Botanic Garden. I use the beautiful horizontal sundial in the Knot Garden as turn-back...
With Google's Chrome dominating the web browser market, not-for-profit rival Mozilla is staking a comeback on its dedication to privacy, writes Alex Hern.