Lisa Scott takes a knee to tie a shoelace at her peril, as the Casanova of Wanaka sees proposals everywhere.
Unconditional love allows children to flourish, feel good about themselves, feel that they are worthwhile people and, when times are tough, to keep going, writes Ian Munro.
We all have someone we know — a brother, sister, parent, child — who practises fatalism in the place of decision-making, writes Scott Willis.
The Olympic Games appear to be edging towards a radical shakeup that could be a bold "heart and mind" exemplar of inclusion. Bruce Munro reports.
It’s been a memorable winter, so far. Not so much for the stunning weather or remarkable achievements I’ve notched up, writes life coach Jan Aitken.
Teenage spots can ravage not just skin but mental health, too. Martin Love considers the lasting issues that can still be triggered years later.
One of the joys of living on Otago Peninsula is the excitement of my morning journey to work, writes Ian Griffin, and this time of year it coincides with sunrise.
It’s a long way to the chop... if you want to catch it yourself. Lisa Scott meets the Upper Clutha Deer Stalkers Club and asks them for their favourite recipes.
First of all there’s the matter of departure times. Before that, though, there’s the packing, writes Liz Breslin.
If the sky is clear, and you are out and about after the sun sets this week, you really can’t miss Venus. The planet is putting on a stunning display in the northwestern sky. Look for a brilliant...
Oamaru teenager Lydia Harvey disappeared in early 1910, only to turn up months later as a key witness in a high-profile London sex-trafficking case. More than a century later, her life has much to...
Our world is a multi-sensory one full of noise and distraction. It can be incredibly difficult to get a little peace and quiet, writes life coach Jan Aitken.
People who make health policy, fund or provide health services often need to measure the impact of those services on people’s health, and to know how much better one state of health is compared...
The Pentagon’s UFO report was a damp squib. But there are unexplained aerial sightings that are compelling much closer to home. Bruce Munro looks at the evidence and asks, what does the existence, or non-existence, of aliens mean for us Earthlings?