It was 20 years ago today ... well, sort of. Hayden Meikle first had a game review published in the Otago Daily Times on October 19, 1999. Twenty years later, he remains a player.
Fraser Thompson talks to Nadia Reid about her third album, touring overseas and coming home to Port Chalmers.
Dame Louise Henderson was born in Paris at the beginning of La Belle Epoch (The Golden Age) at the turn of the 20th-century.
RNZ's Noelle McCarthy talks to explorer and film-maker James Cameron about the challenges and opportunities of climate change, and the role of a plant-based diet. AUDIO
At 5.19pm on Sunday, December 22, the sun reaches the southernmost point in its apparent annual journey around the sky.
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.