Great holidays start here, Kim Dungey reports.
Life & Style
Pruning is often dressed up as complicated and difficult, but follow these simple rules and your plants will be healthier and happier, writes James Wong.
If finding something to do during the holidays is getting a bit difficult, how about taking a road trip?
When we consider food sustainability, most of us probably think of food miles and wastage, pesticides and maybe getting rid of single use plastic bags, writes Charmian Smith.
Something truly awe-inspiring will be visible to early-rising stargazers across our region next week, writes Ian Griffin.
As Hurst Holdings Ltd director, a Waitaki DHS limited board member and Observatory Village Trust trustee, former All Back Ian Hurst has done all right for a farmer’s son.
After the richness of Christmas, sometimes it's nice to go back to the basics and make the most of summer fresh fruit and vegetables.
Twenty-three Otago restaurants have achieved ''gold plate'' status in the Beef and Lamb Excellence Awards for 2019.
Ask a Chef reveals the secrets of those superb dishes you ate in cafes and restaurants and wanted to try yourself.
After acquiring ''the wine bug'' many years ago, it was a natural progression to visit winery cellar doors, Mark Henderson writes.
Summer Times reporters recently spent time following southeners going about their daily lives. Today Sakhr Munassar shares his day with Jono Edwards.
Whatever happened to synchronised swimmers Nina and Lisa Daniels? Adrian Seconi catches up with the sisters.
Dean Burnett, neuroscientist and author of The Idiot Brain, talks to Killian Fox about the difficulty of trying to explain happiness and what he learned from Charlotte Church.
South Africa has been slow to catch the "metrosexual" wave, but a growing middle class and social media has seen global companies target more products at men.
In this, the final part of his holiday walking to the Tuapeka goldfields, we join Pakeha about to head home — but not before first visiting the Chinese camp near Lawrence.
Bryce Langston has spent the past five years travelling the globe exploring trends of alternative living and small space design. He visits a hobbit-style home.