In his newest book, Neville Peat tells the story of Stewart Island’s largest outlier, Codfish Island, known better now as Whenua Hou.
Every few decades, a generation sees the need for change, and society jolts forth,. writes Kate Oktay.
There's some evidence to suggest that stress among teenagers is higher than ever, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
With the clocks going forward an hour at 2am this Sunday, the time of sunset in Dunedin changes from 6.41pm on Saturday to 7.42pm the next night.
The Rugby World Cup is big. Social media is huge. Obviously, if you want to follow the rugby you should follow it on social media — or, so you’d think, writes Bruce Munro.
It is time to name and shame climate laggards, UN special envoy Luis Alfonso de Alba tells Mark Hertsgaard.
Unesco City of Literature residency writer Liz Breslin finds a way to cool off in Krakow. Or does she?
The Holy Grail of a perfect tree for southern gardens is one that doesn't need pruning and doesn't grow too tall, with beautiful flowers, edible fruit, interesting leaves, and colourful bark, writes Mark Clark.
When Alzheimer;s robs our friends of their memories, it is up to us to remember, writes Julie Orr-Wilson.
Dunedin had as much reason to mark Suffrage Day, last Thursday, as anywhere, writes Jane Tolerton. Maybe more.
At 7.50pm on Monday the centre of the sun crosses the celestial equator heading south. This is the exact moment of the southern hemisphere spring equinox, which means that all over the world the...
Understanding the science behind auroras is almost as fascinating as watching a display, writes Ian Griffin.
Dr John Hale is the ODT's WordWays columnist and an Honorary Fellow in the Department of English and Linguistics, University of Otago.
There's a lot going on in the background of the Hocken's photographic collection, writes Jen Anderson.