In 1918, pandemic influenza cast a dark shadow across New Zealand, killing 9000 people in a matter of weeks, including 1000 in Otago and Southland.
Many of us have dragged ourselves back to work after a summer holiday. The return wasn’t helped by a somewhat cold and damp break that left a feeling of what could have been. Back among colleagues,...
The date remains undecided, but the 2020 election campaign certainly started this week with Labour’s announcement on Thursday that it will sign up to Facebook's advertisement library report.
Depending on whom you talk to, the great outdoors is central to what we think it is to be a New Zealander.
There used to be a saying which many parents would delight in telling their children: “Put brain in gear before engaging mouth.”
Reports many are struggling to buy into Dunedin’s hotter-than-hot housing market are all too easily dismissed as outliers by those used to living in a city long considered an affordable...
What is it about some words that makes them more difficult to say than others? After all, a word is only a few consonants strung together around a vowel or two.
It is not unusual to read articles or view television items about the exciting next big thing in cancer treatment or diagnosis.
What is it with people and places? Why are we always rushing hither and thither, from point A to points B, C and D? Why aren’t we happy to stay where we are?
Most of us have had to deal with the shock of coming back to work after a long, relaxing holiday, one which has provided new insights into the rat race and made you question the wisdom of spending...
We have all heard the stories. Excited fans arriving at a venue, only to be turned away because their overpriced tickets are not valid.
The north of Dunedin’s CBD is dominated by two undistinguished, grey monoliths, otherwise known as Dunedin Hospital.
There are many unanswered questions about Pharmac's decision to fund only one brand of the epilepsy drug lamotrigine from last October. The frustration of those concerned about the impact of the...
Hitting the right note in the midst of a crisis may not always be straightforward for political leaders.