A futuristic apartment, a luxury lodge and a clever city rental unit are among the winners of the 2021 Otago/Southland Architectural Design Awards.
Plant common names can be amusing or sometimes quite rude. Some are just confusing, as the plant either shares the same common name with others or has many different common names.
I’ve been reading a bit of poetry lately and I was taken by a poem about the seasons, writes life coach Jan Aitken.
The luxurious home once belonging to world-renowned motorcycle designer John Britten is up for sale in Mona Vale in Christchurch.
I have just had my second Covid vaccination and I am lying in bed watching Wild, Wild Country, a documentary about Bagwhan Rajneesh’s commune in Oregon, a tale of devotion, salmonella and blended beavers, writes Liz Breslin.
Budding bridezillas have an opportunity to keep their budgets and stress levels in check, after a high-end bridal store gave about 50 brand new wedding gowns to a Dunedin charity shop.
For many people baking loses its appeal when they discover they cannot eat gluten. Yet they still yearn for fluffy cakes, fresh bread or pastries.
With two-thirds of today’s chardonnays being from Central Otago, I find myself casting my mind back several years to a time when they were far less ‘‘in demand’’.
Central Otago pinot noir has made a comeback in the New World Wine Awards this year, one winning champion pinot noir and another two making it into the Top 50. Rebecca Fox finds out what it takes...
Wool sacks are not usually found on construction sites, but this build was no ordinary one. Kim Dungey reports.