RNZ's Noelle McCarthy talks to explorer and film-maker James Cameron about the challenges and opportunities of climate change, and the role of a plant-based diet. AUDIO
Life & Style
To many of us, spending quiet time in green, calm places feels good. Research shows we’re soothed by the sounds of nature.
Otago restaurants were up there with the best in the recent Cuisine Good Food Awards. Fresh asks the chefs to share some behind-the-scene things that make their work award-winning - with a bit of Christmas advice thrown in.
Fraser Thompson talks to Nadia Reid about her third album, touring overseas and coming home to Port Chalmers.
Spuds are being dug up, supermarkets are playing carols 17 hours a day, church kids are wearing tea towels, police and budget advisers are gearing up - it must be the festive season.
The Slates Isles no longer roof the world, Julie Orr-Wilson writes. But there was always more there than stone.
Red Coat's goldfields map was drawn up by one of Otago's greatest eccentrics, John (Jock) Graham, and remains one of the more fascinating relics of our gold-rush history, writes Jim Sullivan.
Nothing you can buy will ever make you more whole. It’s always a good time of year to remember that gem of truth from Kate Tempest’s Hold Your Own, writes Liz Breslin.
If you've ever wanted to capture a picture of the nearly full moon rising, Thursday's the day, writes Ian Griffin.
A midnight blue velvet gown that Princess Diana wore when she danced with John Travolta at a 1985 White House state dinner has failed to sell at auction in London.
Dame Louise Henderson was born in Paris at the beginning of La Belle Epoch (The Golden Age) at the turn of the 20th-century.
I have made so many cakes and this cake is a winner. It could easily be used as a dessert and in summer you could easily swap out the rhubarb for the stone fruits and berries.