We all lie in varying ways, usually to protect ourselves or others, apparently at the rate of one to two lies a day, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
Sometimes I’m not sure what my favourite season is because finishing a swim in the lake is like being born, rainbow leaves on the track are a joy, snow is a miracle and lambs are cute, but this year I’m really clear, writes Liz Breslin.
Now that we’re no longer allowed to duel, it’s hard to know what is an appropriate response in the face of an assault on your principles or honour, writes Lisa Scott.
One of the largest knitting pattern collections within a New Zealand institution is held in the Hocken Collections at the University of Otago.
Alyth Grant reflects on what she learned on a walk with local artist Moira Crossman looking at sculptures in the Orokonui Ecosanctuary.
Zealandia has been in the science news quite a lot recently - and I don’t mean the wildlife sanctuary in Wellington or that fine lady who is supposed to symbolise New Zealand, writes Mark Clark.
I have a question for you: do you consider yourself to be your most important asset? asks life coach Jan Aitken.
The sun’s centre crosses the celestial equator moving from north to south at 1.30am on Wednesday. This marks the exact moment of the spring equinox in the southern hemisphere.
Fun fact, or not so fun, depending on which side of the destruction you’re on, writes columnist Liz Breslin.
If you like running, and running, there’s a sport for you. And now it’s arrived in Dunedin, writes Tom McKinlay.
A new Dunedin landfill is proposed for Smooth Hill, beyond Brighton. But does the city need a six million cubic metre hole in the ground in which to bury its waste? Bruce Munro asks around.
Tom McKinlay can’t even properly report what Talia Ellison says. For all that, there appears to be evidence of progress.
Ten years ago, Otago’s school leavers were looking forward to a bright future. Kim Dungey asks those who received ODT Class Act awards in 2010 how they are dealing with the Covid curve ball.