Empathy deficit is prolonging a war on drugs we lost long ago. That's the message from those demanding a better response to the harm caused by Kiwis' increasing drug use, writes Bruce Munro.
Life & Style
What to do in your garden this week.
Aloe is a diverse genus of succulent plants mainly from southern Africa and Madagascar.
Labour Weekend is the time to get cracking in the vege garden but you need not hurry to sow parsnips, says Gillian Vine.
Here's 6 ideas on how to wear a white button-down shirt this summer.
It’s not just the ‘‘yuck factor’’ that puts people off eating insects, writes Jonas House.
Today’s 101 recipe is brought to you by bachelor of culinary art student Finn Boyle, who wants to challenge our cultural views of eating insects.
Food connects people, but it's more than just sitting round a table together.
Glance around the shelves of the local wine shop and medal stickers glisten temptingly from all sides.
Award-winning Dunedin cafe Dog With Two Tails had its inception on a masseuse’s table in South America. Rebecca Fox discovers its owner’s varied trail to cafe ownership.
Three Otago and two Southland chefs are competing for the title of ''Premier Master of Fine Cuisine''.
Souffles can be notoriously tricky, but Joan Bishop shares a recipe that won't let you down.
Fermenting vegetables is easy to do and they are very versatile.
Ask a Chef reveals the secrets of those superb dishes you ate in cafes and restaurants and wanted to try yourself.
Japanese rock star and fashion designer Yoshiki presented futuristic kimono creations at the start of Amazon Fashion Week Tokyo.
Dunedin writer Tony Eyre travelled back to 1916 on a short visit to Dublin.
Steve Hall is the principal of Wakatipu High School and rode the length of the South Island earlier this year.
A new book sheds light on the build-up to Ed Hillary’s Everest conquest. Out of a legend’s shadow step two mountaineers worthy of attention, writes Shane Gilchrist.
Times may have changed, but the need by children for a grandparent in their lives hasn’t, writes Ian Munro.
Douglas MacDiarmid’s Creatures Entangled VIII is full of the promise of sunshine and surf, writes Lucy Hammonds.