With only one exhibition space and more than 18,000 art works in its permanent collection, there are many treasures that are rarely seen first-hand in the Hocken Pictures collection.
As the first school term draws to a close, many parents will already have had an invitation to meet the teacher, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
China looms large in today’s world. With 18% of the earth’s human population and a similar share of the global GDP, it has the largest land area of any country except Russia.
A few weeks ago, I was sitting beside Hoopers Inlet, enjoying the tail end of what had been a rather beautiful auroral display, writes Ian Griffin.
Do not go gentle into that brain fog; rage, rage against the dying of your hippocampus, writes Lisa Scott.
There’s a school of thought among researchers that holds that parents tend to withdraw their emotional support from their sons much earlier than they do their daughters, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
We’ve recently watched floods across the ditch devastate New South Wales communities, with agencies and Government scrambling to assist, writes Scott Willis.
A scene from "everyday life" in the Dunedin Public Art Gallery collection provides a missing link, writes Lauren Gutsell.
A new play to debut at the Dunedin Arts Festival is not about telling the truth, but might have truths to tell, writes Tom McKinlay.
The mannequin is looking demurely off to the side, its attention apparently caught by something else going on in the exhibition at Otago Museum.
Dunedin’s 150-year-old Forbury Park trotting venue will soon be no more. But it was once the most popular place in town. No more so than during the exhilarating, surprising and record-breaking, 1965 Interdominion Championships.
The Employment Contracts Act is 30 years old and the country still hasn’t recovered, even as it prepares for the next major employment upheaval, writes Bruce Munro.
What’s between Milton and the coast? The McNally Track lets you find out and subtly slips in a sense of wider perspective, too, writes Clare Fraser.
Someone made a week for me last week. Well, it was more like some LOTS - the organisers, volunteers, actors, directors, costumers... everyone who came together to make Dunedin Fringe Festival, writes Liz Breslin.
A new school year and a new job - the afterschool run one day a week. And always the request to "please carry my bag", writes Ian Munro.
Every encounter with the southern hemisphere’s autumnal equinox makes my heart beat with excitement, writes Ian Griffin.