What impact is lobbying having on public health? Sir David Skegg lifts the lid on this hidden topic and tells Bruce Munro a better way is desperately needed.
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After a traumatic event, particularly the death of a loved one or breakup of a relationship, people often search for meaning and "closure", writes life coach Jan Aitken.
Pam Jones takes a trip through the Teviot Valley and down memory lane as she shares in a milestone birthday that reminds her of a simpler time.
A belief that New Zealand’s wine story has not been given the ‘‘airplay’’ it deserves inspired David Nash to try to remedy the situation, he tells Rebecca Fox.
It's hard to shield children from what's going on when violent events dominate the news media with graphic live news feeds, writes Ian Munro.
Patience is a virtue and one you will need when waiting for Doryanthes to flower. After 13 years, the wait is nearly over at Dunedin Botanic Garden.
AI is transforming life in New Zealand more quickly than many realise, states a new report from the Royal Society. The urgent task is to ensure it helps more than it harms.
Former Queenstown resident Martine Baanvinger is taking her latest stage show on tour, telling a true story of lovers in exile in the New Zealand bush. She tells Rebecca Fox about her love of...
Living in NZ, especially, I suspect, in a small community, when you are middle-aged, is a long succession of attending community meetings to plan fundraising initiatives, writes Kate Oktay.
Being a parent for the first time brings major changes to your life. It will never be the same again, writes Ian Munro.
While fossicking among local history, Jim Sullivan found some extraordinary characters.
Graeme Stout is a legal executive at law firm Gallaway Cook Allan and he Otago Daily Times' bridge columnist.
Earlier this month, Ian Griffin spent two weekends at the University of Canterbury's Mt John Observatory on the "Mercury Rising" project with high school pupils from throughout NZ.
Alt-right activists believe low testosterone is resulting in a crisis of masculinity. But is ‘‘low-T’’ really to blame for making men ‘‘soft’’ - or is the politicisation of the hormone more sinister?
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