Jane Goodall has changed the world but, as Greg Bruce finds out, that doesn't mean she wants her photo taken.
After eight years of quiet, unstudied residence at Orokonui Ecosanctuary, the Haast tokoeka there are now the subject of research being carried out by PhD student Jane Tansell.
When World War 1 broke out in 1914, Scottish organisations all over New Zealand petitioned the government to form a Scottish kilted unit as part of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force.
Since the school holidays are now upon us, and sticking with the technology theme of the past few weeks, let's look at internet bingeing, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
The Proclaimers might have walked more than 500 miles to fall down at your door. Why are Kiwis travelling around the globe to walk that distance for no apparent reason at all?
Is it ever okay for a company to ask prospective employees for a photo when applying for a job, Kate Oktay wonders.
When we find our expectations have been dashed and we're left feeling disappointed, sad and angry, what do we do about it?
The new plants trail at the Dunedin Botanic Garden has many treasured species on display, writes Clare Fraser.
If my calculations are correct and my assumptions about the time the average ODT reader rises from their slumber on any given Wednesday are accurate, I'd like to ask you to consider doing me a...
Manus Island detainee and award-winning writer Behrouz Boochani gives Bruce Munro a rare, emotional telephone interview.
Chris Trotter writes the weekly political column From the Left, which is published in the Otago Daily Times.
With Jupiter dominating the night, it's easy to forget that another gas giant planet, the beautiful Saturn, is also on view.
"I didn't sign up for this!", "This isn't what I was expecting!". How many of us have uttered either of those comments, asks life coach Jan Aitken.
Whatever your feelings about "computer games", playing competitive esports requires some of the same skills as traditional codes, writes Ian Munro.
As your reward for finishing reading (and - shudder - in fact, even thinking) about climate change in the last column, here is a list of things that should cheer you up, writes Kate Oktay.
Gwyneth loves them, Adele can't sing without them and Kim Kardashian uses them to deal with stress. Many are lured by their promise of mystical powers, but are "healing" crystals connecting us to...
The familiar names of the electric tram route through Edinburgh seems to promise something similar here, writes Bill Campbell.