We’re already in March, and the start of autumn. The nights are getting longer, the mornings a little chillier and the leaves on the trees are already beginning to change, writes life coach Jan...
"They called you ‘Famous Hawea Writer Liz Breslin’," said my girlfriend. Who did? Am I? After I got off the phone I got under the duvet and stayed there a while.
When it comes to getting teenagers to do things around the house, they have to know the consequences if the chores aren't done, writes Ian Munro.
As we approach the autumn equinox, the nights are lengthening. The sun is rising later each morning and setting earlier each evening. This makes astronomers very happy as there’s more time to...
Reversible garments have come into and gone out of fashion over many years. There’s a certain novelty appeal, combined with a sense of ingenious efficiency.
Several weeks ago, I discussed taking a shared or teamwork approach to routine household chores. Here are some suggestions for making it work, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
The Seasider train’s two-hour stop in Waitati is the perfect amount of time for this one-plus-hour loop around the Orokonui Lagoon. The first half is mostly flat and the excellent standard of track...
More than 17,000 Dunedin households could subdivide or add dwellings to their properties if likely changes to city planning regulations go ahead. But how do you, as a householder, go about doing that?Will it even help relieve our acute housing crisis?
It’s only natural that when you get together with someone there is a certain merging of your interests and hobbies, writes Lisa Scott.
It’s been another week where people I love have lost people they love and are feeling lost themselves, writes Liz Breslin.
Perfecting the present is centred around being in the present, of not being so caught up in the past or so focused on striving towards the future that we forget to live now.
Having a teenager can be like going through those "terrible 2s" and the tantrums again, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
Promoters are in Otago selling investments in a Russian-based, multilevel marketing company the Financial Markets Authority is investigating, Bruce Munro reports.
Now that the school year is well under way, hands up those who know the Maori word for the colour yellow. Your hand should be up too, because you know it, even if you think you don’t.