It was the trip of a lifetime: to New York and a seat at the UN as part of the 61st Commission on the Status of Women. Helen Speirs continues her insider's view.
Otago Daily Times editorial executive Helen Speirs’ two weeks at the United Nations left several main impressions. She reflects on the experience.
Kate Vercoe is general manager of the Otago Farmers Market.
There's something about being in the presence of a plumber or builder that turns even the smartest woman into a simpering moron, Lisa Scott writes.
Faced with the grim prospect of a world without antibiotics, we're discovering microbes could be more important to our health than even our genes.
Dr Monica Gerth wants to become bacteria’s equivalent of a horse whisperer.
Until recently, little was known about one of Dunedin’s most successful writers, Thorpe Talbot. But as Geoff Adams explains, the pieces of her adventurous life are falling into place.
It's vital we know ourselves, in order to have a full and satisfying life, writes Jan Aitken.
While their menfolk were overseas fighting in World War 1, women turned their hands to what needed to be done, writes Helen Baker.
This week Ian Munro discusses dealing with an unruly teenager.
After nearly 100 hours of non-stop racing, Bernice Lepper knows she can foot it with the best in the world.
The food crops of tomorrow will need a new crop of growers to produce them, writes Sean Connelly.
Having done their homework, Dunedin duo Devine are serious about their songs, writes Shane Gilchrist.
There is another thread within Wilbur: The King in the Ring, a "meta-narrative" that details the changing motivations of Wilbur McDougall’s friend, Jan Oliver Lucks (who co-directs the feature...
Wilbur McDougall’s journey from morbid obesity to larger-than-life character is yet another chapter in the story of a Renaissance man, writes Shane Gilchrist.
The path to a carbon-neutral future will require radical change and vigorous action, writes Colin Campbell-Hunt.
Environmental crusader Jane Goodall has a message for mankind: let’s fix this planet. Shane Gilchrist reports.
This month’s topic came to mind during the convergence of football and Jamie Oliver this past week, writes Kirsty Fairbairn.
Mental health groups around the world have concerns about the Netflix drama 13 Reasons Why, which many believe sensationalises suicide, writes Ian Munro.
When looking through Otago Museum’s dress and textile collection, Flynn Morris-Clarke saw something in a different light.