The surprisingly early, enduring, shockingly excluded existence of Indians in New Zealand is the subject of historian Jacqueline Leckie’s new book, writes Bruce Munro.
A beach is an excellent thing to have in a day. A beach and a walk, so much the better. A beach and a walk and coffee and stories. Well then. Kind of the best.
Some parents find it hard to let their children learn from consequences but it’s the only way we learn that everything we do does have a consequence of some sort, writes Ian Munro.
The Commerce Commission report on competition in the retail grocery sector has rightly placed attention on the control that the two major supermarket chains play in shaping our food system.
Doug Flett, former New Zealander of the Year, talks to Bruce Munro about highs, lows and what it takes to spend almost three decades as one of the country’s foremost rescue helicopter paramedics.
Attitude is a life response mechanism and we do get to choose what our attitude will be, no matter the situation we find ourselves in or the people we are surrounded by, writes Jan Aitken.
An effort to keep bikes cycling illustrates the possibilities of a circular economy, writes Sara Walton.
I read once in a student handbook that North East Valley is just dog poo and old people. And it’s still true but I mention this dim memory as an endorsement of the suburb, writes Talia Marshall.
A gift to a child should always be made without strings attached, in other words to show our love, appreciation or because it’s a gift-giving occasion, writes Ian Munro.
Until around the 1980s, professionals like lawyers, doctors and dentists didn’t advertise their services. Advertising was considered brash and vulgar and was against the rules of many professions.
Otago has some of the most polluted air in NZ, but the ORC has put its air quality work on hold until 2025. The council’s decision could have dire health consequences for some Otago residents, shocked and dismayed experts tell Bruce Munro.
Saturn is directly opposite the sun just before 6pm on Monday (August 2). Astronomers call this the moment of planetary opposition. Saturn is at its brightest because it is at its closest point to...
Lisa Scott takes a knee to tie a shoelace at her peril, as the Casanova of Wanaka sees proposals everywhere.
Unconditional love allows children to flourish, feel good about themselves, feel that they are worthwhile people and, when times are tough, to keep going, writes Ian Munro.
We all have someone we know — a brother, sister, parent, child — who practises fatalism in the place of decision-making, writes Scott Willis.
The Olympic Games appear to be edging towards a radical shakeup that could be a bold "heart and mind" exemplar of inclusion. Bruce Munro reports.
It’s been a memorable winter, so far. Not so much for the stunning weather or remarkable achievements I’ve notched up, writes life coach Jan Aitken.