Gillian Vine learns that prickly pear and golden clematis are problem plants in Central Otago.
Life & Style
One of the most unpleasant and distracting sounds known to humankind is the whining of a child. It can be like finger nails on a blackboard.
Dunedin writer Neville Peat went to the Society Islands in this sestercentennial James Cook year to visit Tahiti and Ra’iatea, formerly known as Havai’i.
Ian Harris has been writing the Faith and Reason column in the Otago Daily Times for more than 15 years.
There are many species of candytuft or Iberis ranging from annuals to shrubby perennials. Flowers vary in colour from white to pale pink through to purple. Interestingly, the common name candytuft...
It’s no secret streaming is taking over the TV industry, but is traditional TV really as dead as we might think? Siena Yates looks into the state of the industry and whether our local players can survive the fray.
Seed sowing will not be at its height until next month, but if seedlings can be protected, a start can be made now.
Ice cream is pretty great. So is a luxurious Queenstown getaway. Combine the two, and you’ve got a recipe for success. Daisy Hudson checks out NZ's first ice cream-themed hotel room.
There's a partial eclipse of the moon going on, right now, and, if the sky is clear, you have an excellent chance of spotting the beginning of the darkest part of the eclipse.
New Zealand fertiliser companies are accused of helping prop up oppression in the Western Sahara. By implication, so are all New Zealanders.
You can't get influenza from a flu shot, write Australian academics Allen Cheng and Katherine Kedzierska.
On a recent trip to Guatemala with her small child, Cindy Carcamo found her parents' concerns gave way to fun.
The Dunedin Public Art Gallery has recently acquired two works by Australian artist Rebecca Baumann following her residency and exhibition, "Untitled (exploded view)".
The stalks of broccoli make a delicious salad — they are crunchy and nutritious and, perhaps best of all, you are not wasting any part of the vegetable.
Two women's mission to reclaim their own health has led them to write a book to empower other women to do the same.
The changing of the seasons marks a changing of the guard for wines too, as reds overtake whites and roses in popularity.
Ask a Chef reveals the secrets of those superb dishes you ate in cafes and restaurants and wanted to try yourself.