Even a recluse who almost never leaves the house can have their plans thwarted by this pesky, mutating virus, writes Talia Marshall.
This lockdown, you may have a project or two that the kids can be involved with. Skills are learnt and variety added to the day, writes Ian Munro.
This week I’d like to invite you to get out of bed a couple of hours before sunrise to embark on a pre-dawn hunt for Uranus.
Your house, your castle, or so they say. But what can you do with impunity in your own backyard and what's beyond the pale? Bruce Munro scours bylaws and legislation.
As the world digests the latest dire climate warnings, Southern Clams is reaping the rewards of investment in world-class energy-saving technology.
It’s not always easy to maintain perspective when confronted by opinion, writes life coach Jan Aitken.
Given the Delta outbreak, there’s only one thing we can responsibly do to protect our youngsters and others unable to be vaccinated - vaccinate ourselves, then our youngsters when eligible, writes Ian Munro.
When the sun sets tonight, turn your back to it. As the sky darkens you will be greeted by the marvellous sight of Saturn, the waxing gibbous moon and Jupiter rising in the eastern sky. All three...
In 2019, Kalisolaite ’Uhila spent 11 weeks in Otepoti Dunedin as part of the Dunedin Public Art Gallery’s Aotearoa New Zealand Visiting Artist Programme.
Alyth Grant has been finding out about developments in Orokonui’s education programme by talking to those who engage with it.
As a child I understood that a firm handshake with eye contact was an excellent way to introduce oneself, writes Liz Breslin.
It probably starts most obviously with increasingly persistent requests to have a phone, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
There really is a lot of planetary action going on in the sky after sunset at the moment. This week, if you have access to an unobstructed view to the west I’d like to set you a bit of a celestial...