Ian Griffin is preparing for the second ''Flight to the Lights''.
Senior lecturer at the University of Otago Sean Connelly asks what the purpose of our food system really is.
Blue and super heroes are for boys and pink and Disney princesses are for girls. Or maybe not, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
Many younger visitors to Olveston Historic Home are intrigued by the small white cubes on a silver tray beside the coffee service.
A Otago artist who once exhibited alongside New Zealand's art elite is back on the map. Bruce Munro talks to some of those championing the work of the late Elizabeth Stevens.
You know, sometimes you have those days. Or weeks, even. Where the sun doesn't quite shine, metaphorically or actually, Liz Breslin writes.
By exploiting the brain chemical credited with keeping us tapping on apps and social media, Silicon Valley may be getting us hooked on dopamine, reports Simon Parkin, of The Observer.
Gary Kircher is the mayor of Waitaki.
This weekend thousands of people in Dunedin took part in the Relay for Life, walking round and around a track with the aim of raising money for cancer research, Jan Aitken writes.
SKY WATCH: If you have a telescope Jupiter is definitely worth a look, because even the smallest optical aid reveals extraordinary and ever-changing details, Ian Griffin writes.
James Tregonning is the author and director of Christian, a mature-audience play questioning the shape of contemporary Christianity on at the Dunedin Fringe Festival.
Vincent O'Sullivan's new novel puts New Zealand back on the map, if not at the centre of the action, writes Tom McKinlay.
While he was with us over Christmas, the family's youngest let rip with a phrase we'd rather not have heard from him, parenting columnist Ian Munro writes.
To be labelled "hormonal" used to be an insult. Now women are reclaiming the role of oestrogen in their lives.
Dunedin is facing up to change, providing the opportunity for everyone to contribute to building a shared long-term vision, writes Colin Campbell-Hunt.
Syphilis, mumps and rickets, along with other ‘‘old’’ diseases, are on the comeback trail. Why? And what can we do to protect ourselves? asks Bruce Munro.
SKY WATCH: How good is your sight when it comes to seeing stars? Ian Griffin has a challenge for you.
Some of us can't bear to spend too much time with our siblings, but for seven young ship rats (Rattus rattus) there was no choice writes Emma Burns.
You check on your teenager before you go to bed and they're not there. Worse, their backpack and some clothes are missing as well, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
With summer officially at a close, the harvest has begun. And like the surplus of fruit and vegetables in the garden, there's a parallel harvest of another sort under way, writes Scott Willis.