In the country, no-one can hear you whinge. Well, that’s not exactly true, writes Lisa Scott.
In the second part of a monthly series on building a strong personal foundation, the focus is on tidying up the past, writes Jan Aitken.
Making connections means we can make progress on several fronts at the same time, writes Scott Willis.
A new Otago Museum exhibition invites designers and artists to respond to garments from its costume and textile collection, writes Shane Gilchrist.
The fallout from the activities of boys from two Wellington secondary schools has been a recent hot topic for discussion, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
A bold decision made on one day, changed the course of Ian Williams’ life.
Midge Ure, the man responsible for Ultravox’s Vienna as well as Band Aid hit Do They Know It’s Christmas?, is still searching for the heart of the song, writes Shane Gilchrist.
Squabbling about the retirement age is bailing out the dinghy as a tornado approaches. Bruce Munro looks at the perfect storm brewing on the horizon.
A Dunedin couple have built a new home with no heating. What were they thinking? Kim Dungey reports.
Bandmates and collaborators Indira Force and Anita Clark are touring together this month, celebrating their debut album as ambient duo New Dawn, as well as Clark’s new LP under the moniker Motte,...
Marie Laufiso is Dunedin's first Pasifika city councillor.
Parenting columnist Ian Munro discusses the importance of teens getting a good night's sleep.
Scott K. MacLeod spends three days shivering and hobbling his way along the Motatapu Track.
In a world going ever more crazy, this week I choose to write in praise, says Liz Breslin.
From game fanatics to cosplayers both casual and competitive, this weekend’s Armageddon Expo is raising the pulse of many a geek. Oh, the humanity, writes Shane Gilchrist.
London, Paris, Dunedin ... the world — Suzy Platt’s wide-eyed girls are going global.
Less than a year ago, Graeme Macrae Burnet was a relatively unknown novelist signed to an obscure independent publisher. Then his book was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Shane Gilchrist...
The first video work to enter the Dunedin Public Art Gallery’s collection captures the magic and mystery of nature, writes Robyn Notman
With links to Donald Trump, Steve Bannon and Nigel Farage, rightwing US billionaire and computer scientist Robert Mercer is at the heart of a multimillion-dollar propaganda network, writes Carole Cadwalladr, of The Observer.
We can all take heart from the fringe dwellers, the risk-takers, writes Lisa Scott.