There are health benefits to getting out the Christmas decorations early, writes Jan Aitken.
Robbie Nicol recently performed in political satire White Man Behind a Desk at the Hutton Theatre in Otago Museum.
We live in an age in which tools are available that enable us to ''see'' some truly remarkable celestial vistas which would otherwise be invisible, writes Ian Griffin.
Today, I'm going to be drinking coffee. Of course, because it's a day with a "y'' in it. But today I can drink coffee with special purpose and meaning because it's International Coffee Day, writes Liz Breslin.
The camera is trained on the side of a typical suburban weatherboard house; hugged by a low box hedge, unswept leaves are scattered on the adjacent footpath.
The moon was full yesterday, so for the next few nights, bright moonlight will wash out all but the brightest stars for most of the night.
The Tax Working Group's interim report on overhauling New Zealand’s tax system fails to recommend a land value tax. Here’s why it’s a missed opportunity to make most of us better off, writes Bruce Munro.
The Dali Lama has a lot of good stuff to say about mosquitoes, like how if you think you are too small to make a difference, you should try sleeping with one, writes Liz Breslin.
Our children should not be the centre of our universe. We should be the centre of theirs - a secure, loving and consistent centre, says Ian Munro.
Dunedin lawyer Albert Alloo is the great-great-nephew of 1893 Women's suffrage petition signatory Minnie Alloo.
A highlight of Arts Festival Dunedin 2018 will be a dazzling circus-style adventure that brings to life the air we breathe. Bruce Munro talks to Air Play creators Seth Bloom and Christina Gelsone.
Arts Festival Dunedin 2018 is 137 performances across 36 theatre, music, dance and visual arts shows in 10 days. Here's a selection of some of the highlights.
SKY WATCH: If it's clear tonight, make a point to head out and catch a glimpse of Venus, which is outstandingly bright, writes Ian Griffin.
Mitch James’ profile soared after winning a support slot for Ed Sheeran, but his was not a story of overnight success, writes Tony Nielsen.
Best-selling author and nomadic adventurer Miriam Lancewood talks to Lindy Davis about her upcoming pursuit - an epic female wilderness expedition through the South Island.