Fair pay would be a good start. But if you still can’t afford to buy a home, something else needs to change, for the sake of everyone’s future. As Labour Day weekend is celebrated around the country, Bruce Munro takes a look.
Climate change is responsible for intimidating waves hitting the wall at St Clair but, equally, when Pakeha settlers planned the city they could never have anticipated our bleak environmental future, writes Talia Marshall.
Many glass models of biological specimens are on display in the Animal Attic at Otago Museum, writes Anne Harlow.
Sons, and daughters, see and absorb how their father treats their mother and how they talk about women in general, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
As a new and expanded version of the Beatles’ Let It Be is released, a new Peter Jackson documentary will dispel many myths about the band’s final weeks. John Harris tells the inside story.
I’m trying to grow as much of the food we need in our backyard garden and have found that it's relatively easy to grow enough vegetables for a year, with a bit of strategic in-season eating and freezing or preserving.
Since its launch in 1998, the International space station (ISS) has become a familiar sight. Many have seen it as a very bright “star” slowly crossing the sky in the hours after sunset or before...
Should the partner of a creative person be entitled to a share of their creative copyright, asks Lisa Scott.
Your brain hates uncertainty. But the good news is that you can do something to get to the other side of ambiguity, writes life coach Jan Aitken.
The moon is full at 3.57am on Thursday in Dunedin. It rises the previous evening at 7.38pm just to the north of east. It should be a beautiful sight opposite the setting sun as the sky darkens.
Toby Robins helped researchers working on a radical new cure for cancer, but died doing so. His is one of two Otago tales in a documentary about the tremendous promise of Car-T cell therapy. Bruce Munro talks to filmmaker Annie Goldson and to Toby’s parents, Carolyn and Ben.
Sharp-eyes and passion are leading to the discovery of new skink and gecko species in Otago. And the race is on to save them, writes Anna Yeoman.
Some of the most satisfying sounds are, reputedly, a fire crackling, rain on the roof, waves breaking and children’s laughter, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
They say it takes a village to raise a child; raising young kiwi takes a team of dedicated people including Barbara Johnston and Joy Pringle.