There has been a lot of attention directed towards the loss of banking services in communities throughout Otago, Sean Connelly writes.
James Hay, of Timepieces NZ in Outram, Otago, had his work cut out for him with the switch to daylight saving time at the weekend.
Five million brightly coloured plastic bottle tops have been laid out on a Mediterranean island, spelling the word "HELP" in an art installation that aims to draw attention to marine pollution.
It was a remarkable day when Mike Hamblyn pulled the starter cord on the rest of his life.
Feeling content with your lot in life? That's not a bad thing, writes Jan Aitken.
A dark, magical tale of betrayal, greed and love comes home when The Devil’s Half-Acre hits the Fortune Theatre stage at the weekend.
In a fit of artistic expression, Lisa Scott gets in touch with her angry side.
For the parents of children who want to head off with a backpack on their own or with a mate, it can be an anxious time.
Joan McDonald, of Dunedin, is one of the country's few remaining members of the Women's Christian Temperance Union.
For some people, including meteorologists and media, spring began on September 1. For others, including astronomers, it will arrive with the equinox this Friday, September 23.
With comedian Mark Hadlow at the helm of the New Zealand Navy’s 75th anniversary celebrations, we were always going to see the funny side of life at sea, writes Gillian Thomas.
The Government is trumpeting how much better off we all are financially. Turns out, lots of us are still struggling to make ends meet, writes Bruce Munro.
There’s a good chance your vitamin D levels are low just now, but there’s an easy way to fix that.
It’s funny how life through a lens messes with our perception, Liz Breslin writes.
There are encouraging signs in the effort to turn around carbon emissions, but other events indicate we are yet to put our priorities in order, Colin Campbell-Hunt writes.
It was a dash of Gothic-influenced exuberance on the high street, destined to burn brightly but not for long, David Murray writes.
We all need to hear loving statements from the people we care about, says parenting columnist Ian Munro.
John "Turtle" Reynolds was barely old enough to be at war at all. And then he was sent to the Somme, writes Sean Brosnahan.
Seven days in a hut with no electricity or running water surrounded by knee-high snow might sound like a trial to some but, as Alina Suchanski writes, it’s the life of a voluntary hut warden.
Graham Moore-Carter has been skipper of the Lake Wakatipu tourist steamship TSS Earnslaw for 40 years.