The moon is full a week today, on Saturday, June 6, at 7.12am. At that moment, as seen from Otago, our closest celestial neighbour will be 100% illuminated and will be visible low in the western...
Buying local helps keep money in our community and employs local people but to be sustainable our local businesses need to build resilience for future shocks, writes Sara Walton.
During lockdown this walk was pure bliss. There were hardly any cars, which meant letting your eyes and ears roam over the scenery, writes Clare Fraser.
The one-way track up Mt Cargill can be linked to a downhill road to become a half-day loop walk, says Clare Fraser.
Singapore’s quickly evolving contact-tracing system may well be a glimpse of the near future for New Zealand. Will these tech tools help? What are the risks? Bruce Munro takes a look.
Having had a practice run at addressing a crisis, we should now turn our minds to the Long Emergency, writes Scott Willis.
Why are there so many drugs to kill bacteria, but so few to tackle viruses? ask Christine Carson and Rachel Roper.
There’s one group of people who haven’t taken any notice of the lockdown — those little ones scheduled to be born during April and May.
You haven’t hugged a friend in weeks. You’re starting to feel like one of those experimental monkeys from the ’60s who would choose a fluffy cuddle over a bottle of milk, writes Liz Breslin.
Cooking during lockdown often tested our ability to improvise, writes Alice Taylor. But it's not the first time people have had to do that.
Eleanor Catton's Man Booker prize-winning novel The Luminaries gets the TV treatment - complete with sumptuous Victorian costumes that highlight a compelling time in New Zealand's history, writes Dan Ahwa.
Your bookcase says a lot about you, Lisa Scott believes. Want to be taken seriously? Take a shelfie.