As the 19th century drew to a close, a citizen of Naseby was transfixed by a vision of the glorious future awaiting the Maniototo goldrush town. Historian and writer Jim Sullivan identifies one or two discrepancies.
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Dunedin’s Fringe Festival aims to bring experimental contemporary art to a wider audience, so the Otago Art Society has embraced an age-old practice with a twist in its latest exhibition, ‘‘The Nude’’.
Paleo, keto, Atkins, fasting - these are just some of the many trendy weight-loss diets at present. Charmian Smith talks to nutritionist Rachel Brown about how they work and the rebound effect.
Tomorrow's a busy day for matters astronomical since in addition to the equinox there's also a full moon, writes Ian Griffin.
New Zealand First MP Shane Jones is Minister of Infrastructure, Forestry and Regional Economic Development.
Recently retired and with time on his hands, John Fridd decided to hop on his bike and have a crack at the Cavalcade Push Bike Trail.
It takes a lot of hard work and modelling to establish the values of personal responsibility, empathy and consideration for others in our children, parenting columnist Ian Munro writes.
Flying across the yawning girth of Australia on multiple occasions, Mike Yardley had mistakenly assumed the continent’s interior was empty.
Young people are angry as they are faced with global inaction over increasingly dire climate change forecasts. Bruce Munro examines the insurgent youth-led climate action phenomenon.
Moving-image art and digital video has become an important part of gallery collections, writes Lucy Hammonds.
''Albany'' is a charming old name for Scotland, coming from the Scottish Gaelic ''Alba'' and the Medieval Latin ''Albania''. In the US, Albany is the capital city of New York State, even though its...
It all started as a way to support mums to get healthy after having a baby. Now, Rhian Allen is running one of the largest health and wellness websites catering just to mums in the world.
Ask a Chef reveals the secrets of those superb dishes you ate in cafes and restaurants and wanted to try yourself.
Eggplants make such a wonderful, tasty addition to meal times. Here, I have added Asian flavours to showcase this outstanding vegetable.
As you read this, preparations for harvest 2019 in Otago will be getting under way: machinery is checked and re-checked, tanks and barrels are cleaned, and wineries are generally made shipshape for...
David Burt’s passion for his birthplace is evident as soon as he starts talking. Rebecca Fox talks to the new owner of Bracken and finds his passion for Scottish-inspired food is still going strong.
Bring your own device is fast becoming a requirement, or at least an expectation, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.