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Otago Polytechnic honours fashion graduate and aspiring fashion writer Brittany Pooley has joined the Fresh team to provide an insight into Otago’s fashion scene, starting this month with a look at...
Tui Flower was one of New Zealand’s early food writers who helped break the country’s meat and potato mentality. After her death last week Rebecca Fox discovers how much she meant to foodies.
THIS oven-cooked, one-pot braise simmers very gently for five hours with nary a bubble breaking the surface. The long, slow, leisurely cook produces intense flavours and renders even the toughest...
I remember having these potatoes when I was young, and I’ve never forgotten how delicious they were. They are simple to make and go with just about anything.
In the lead-up to my regular Monday morning tastings I am always striving to put together sets of wines that work as a coherent group.
Expecting a city of history, conflict and religion, Stephanie Holmes discovers a multitude of treasures - and a foodie heaven - in beautiful, baffling Jerusalem.
A recent article by Clementine Ford in The Sydney Morning Herald discussed the old saying, "It takes a village to raise a child", writes Ian Munro.
Polish model Anja Rubik perfectly pulled off understated rock chic while attending the Saint Laurent show during Paris Fashion Week earlier this year.
Otago Museum is the largest importer of exotic animals in New Zealand, writes Nick Yeats.
A new exhibition looming at Otago Museum is a matter of life and death, writes Shane Gilchrist.
Otago Museum has a very small collection of Permian fossils, largely comprising fossil fish found in rocks in Durham, northeast England.
With the sequel to his blockbuster documentary An Inconvenient Truth about to be released, Al Gore reveals how his role at the forefront of the fight against climate change consumes his life.
As a Unesco City of Literature, Dunedin is very much a city of books. Writers, publishers and printers have always been part of that story and so, too, have been the booksellers, writes Jim Sullivan.
Change is coming and we will need to adapt. So are we heeding good advice when it is proffered?
Curing sloppy thinking and confronting fascism are among poetry’s much-needed powers, Sue Wootton tells Bruce Munro ahead of National Poetry Day.
There's more to success than natural talent and intelligence, says Jan Aitken.
The resignation of Metiria Turei has highlighted a particularly loathsome schoolyard-bully side to the New Zealand psyche, Lisa Scott writes.
Bananas are a tropical plant everybody can relate to, so unsurprisingly they are a real crowdpleaser at Dunedin Botanic Garden, when displaying a lovely bunch of bananas.
Green toms are among the sweetest, richest, most aromatic around, writes James Wong. They are great to look at and easy to grow, too.