Values are the ideals we hold deeply. Do your values identify who you really are?
An intimate audience with Renaissance art made a lasting impression on Jillian Porteous.
A century on, few traces remain of the October 1917 Revolution. So, did it count for anything?
Based on an academic journal article by University of Otago historian Assoc Prof Alex Trapeznik, Bruce Munro recounts the role Kiwi soldiers played in the West’s forgotten Russian war of intervention after the 1917 Revolution.
Sharing is one of the hardest things for a youngster to do, says parenting columnist Ian Munro.
The BFG, Skellig, Aubrey . . . a children’s books boom challenges pessimism about reading habits, writes Robert McCrum.
Lisa Scott on the value of friendship.
At the time of writing, the formation of a Government that will oversee our responses to climate change has yet to be determined, Colin Campbell-Hunt writes.
Ever the pragmatist, I observe the sugar story with much interest, writes Kirsty Fairbairn.
Sunday night, I went to bed relishing two whole actual long weeks without the regulation of hourly work bells, writes Liz Breslin.
Sleep is obviously important: our immune system benefits, short-term memories become long-term memories and children seem to do most of their growing while sleeping.
Toitu Otago Settlers Museum curator Sean Brosnahan reflects on "the worst day in New Zealand military history".
Orokonui Ecosanctuary conservation manager Elton Smith reflects on the history and future of predator control in the context of our hopes for a predator-free New Zealand by 2050.
When they needed someone to verify the Holocaust, they called Prof Richard Evans, writes Tom Rawcliffe.
Peter Stupples has come to a controversial conclusion about art’s role in revolution. It is a conviction with origins in his eavesdropping for British military intelligence in the 1950s, writes Bruce Munro.
For the past six years until last Friday, Dave Cannan was an essential part of the Otago Daily Times, penning page two column ''The Wash''.
Given the turbulent conduct and aftermath of the general election, one might be excused for thinking first of politics when it comes to Wellington, but as Rebecca Fox discovers, there is much more going on.
The moment has come to kick our addiction to single-use plastic bags, writes Gina Dempster.
Hands up if you can think of someone who always manages to turn the conversation back to themselves, writes Jan Aitken.
Bruce Munro asks a psychologist and a sociologist to distil the wisdom and trends from three years of the popular Otago Daily Times weekend magazine element, Five Questions With.