Gillian Vine meets a nurseryman who says specialisation keeps his business alive.
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An attractive feature of many rhododendrons is their tendency to produce flowers that initially emerge in a deeper colour shade than that of the fully open bloom.
SKYWATCH: Astronomical spring is almost here.
US designer Tommy Hilfiger closes out London Fashion Week with a rock-themed show held at a venue famous for classic rock concerts, featuring model and social media star Gigi Hadid as the centrepiece.
Fermented foods are becoming increasingly trendy, and there's evidence the fermentation and the compounds produced are linked with physical and mental health.
You exchange daily chat-chat, the odd joke and they know what you want before you ask, but what do you actually know about the person who makes your coffee every day?
I love collecting cake recipes and this is another one I would recommend keeping. You can substitute the fruit with apples, plums, peaches etc.
Rather than the three Rs of reading, 'riting and 'rithmetic, today's Waitaki Valley focus settles on the two, much more pleasurable, Rs of riesling and rose.
Ask a Chef reveals the secrets of those superb dishes you ate in cafes and restaurants and wanted to try yourself.
With summer on the horizon, Brittany Pooley shares this year’s trends, taking inspiration from local brands.
The change in season brings with it longer days, warmer weather and the need for a new wardrobe-particularly one which pays tribute to the world blossoming around us, writes Amy Parsons-King.
Canada’s national parks are beautiful, writes Alan Solomon.
The trees are turning a blushing pink and delicate petals swirl at our feet. This can mean only one thing: spring is here!
Sir Eion Edgar and his wife Lady Jan attended last weekend's University of Otago alumni 50th anniversary Larnach Castle Ball in Dunedin. Photo: ODT files
What we measure will always influence the priorities we set, writes Sean Connelly.
The 2017 election looks like being one out of the box, but as Tom Rawcliffe writes, if we jump back 60 years, it can seem like little has changed.
‘‘Good gracious/ I sound like my mom’’ is hardly the sort of pronouncement you’d expect from New York’s hippest dance-punk crew, yet this self-effacement has been the bedrock of LCD Soundsystem’s...
It’s been said that opinions are like noses, everyone has one, writes Jan Aitken.
Jimmy Iovine, a man who knows a bit about success (he has produced albums by Bruce Springsteen and U2, co-founded Interscope Records and, more recently, set up Apple Music) once stated The War On...
With her latest book, What Am I Supposed to Eat?, Dr Libby wants to put people in touch with their nutritional needs. In this extract she discusses how to deal with sweet cravings.