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The Man With the Golden Liver: James Bond Definitely Has a Drinking Problem

THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN LIVER: JAMES BOND DEFINITELY HAS A DRINKING PROBLEM

James Bond is many things: spy, detective, womanizer, assassin, and, according to a new study, an alcoholic. Researchers at the University...

3 new books New Zealand foodies will love: Kate Coughlan reviews The Vineyards of Central Otago, Lands of the Curry Leaf and  Delicious Dunedin

3 NEW BOOKS NEW ZEALAND FOODIES WILL LOVE: KATE COUGHLAN REVIEWS THE VINEYARDS OF CENTRAL OTAGO, LANDS OF THE CURRY LEAF AND  DELICIOUS DUNEDIN

Three books that traverse the diverse culinary landscapes of Central Otago, Sri Lanka and Dunedin are bound to get foodies talking....

 
 
 

COUNTDOWN SELLS KIWI FREE FARMED FRESH PORK ONLY

Otago farmer Ian Carter demonstrates how pigs are farrowed indoors to protect piglets. Animal welfare group SAFE contends this method...

The ‘New' New Zealand: Creative thinking is driving a blooming biological economy

THE ‘NEW' NEW ZEALAND: CREATIVE THINKING IS DRIVING A BLOOMING BIOLOGICAL ECONOMY

A book argues New Zealanders are already starting to make a living out of the natural world in new ways based on “value” rather than...

 
 
 
Enchanted storybook cottage near St Bathans in Central Otago for sale

ENCHANTED STORYBOOK COTTAGE NEAR ST BATHANS IN CENTRAL OTAGO FOR SALE

A unique opportunity to own a fairy tale property in Central Otago. This beautiful stone cottage in private grounds with mature trees...

The risk and reward of building a dry garden in the extreme climate of Central Otago

THE RISK AND REWARD OF BUILDING A DRY GARDEN IN THE EXTREME CLIMATE OF CENTRAL OTAGO

Lavender enthusiast and landscape designer Karen Rhind has crafted a wild and beautiful garden in one of the country's most inhospitable...

 
 
 
Carrots and bananas are some of the best raw foods to eat for a healthy mind

CARROTS AND BANANAS ARE SOME OF THE BEST RAW FOODS TO EAT FOR A HEALTHY MIND

Natural is still the best. That's the message from University of Otago researchers who found that raw fruits and vegetables may be...

Learn more about the design of Annika Streefland's home

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE DESIGN OF ANNIKA STREEFLAND'S HOME

Getting a feel for the land helped an architectural firm create Annika Streefland's beautiful Central Otago home. Annika Streefland's...

 
 
 
How the advice of a headmistress shaped the life of a corporate executive turned Central Otago viticulturist

HOW THE ADVICE OF A HEADMISTRESS SHAPED THE LIFE OF A CORPORATE EXECUTIVE TURNED CENTRAL OTAGO VITICULTURIST

The irrigation pond, separating the house and the barn, is a far cry from a standard water-storage area. The mineral-rich water is...

OTAGO COP WHO TASERED FERAL GOAT 13 TIMES WON'T BE PROSECUTED

Further details of the long-running investigation can now be revealed after an Official Information Act request to the Ministry of...

 
 
 
What's On: Mary Horn- Works revisited

WHAT'S ON: MARY HORN- WORKS REVISITED

To 3 December, Forrester Gallery, Oamaru A retrospective of 20 years' artistic practice by North Otago artist and Dominican nun Mary...

Under-side of the Ross ice shelf in Antarctica is freezing

UNDER-SIDE OF THE ROSS ICE SHELF IN ANTARCTICA IS FREEZING

Researchers from New Zealand, including the University of Otago, used a hot water drill to dig deep into the floating ice shelf, which...

 
 
 
New Otago heritage trail signposts history and culture landmarks

NEW OTAGO HERITAGE TRAIL SIGNPOSTS HISTORY AND CULTURE LANDMARKS

New Zealand's history may be short, but it's rich with culture. The new Landmarks initiative recognises the most iconic historic and...

Larnach Castle is flocked with more than 1000 tourists as cruise tourism is on bloom

LARNACH CASTLE IS FLOCKED WITH MORE THAN 1000 TOURISTS AS CRUISE TOURISM IS ON BLOOM

Larnach Castle, is a mock castle on the ridge of the Otago Peninsula within the limits of the city of Dunedin, New Zealand has the...

 
 
 
Lisa Scott. goes tramping on Naumann range north of Lake Ohau and lives to tell the tale

LISA SCOTT. GOES TRAMPING ON NAUMANN RANGE NORTH OF LAKE OHAU AND LIVES TO TELL THE TALE

The earth moved for the Feckless Miss Scott on her first three-day tramp high in the Naumann range north of Lake Ohau. I've never been...

Congratulations to the 2017 SALDF Chapters of the Year!

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2017 SALDF CHAPTERS OF THE YEAR!

Vermont SALDF chapter winners Congratulations to the New Zealand Otago Faculty of Law and Vermont School of Law Student Animal Legal...

 
 
 
Otago Regional Council offering free bus service

OTAGO REGIONAL COUNCIL OFFERING FREE BUS SERVICE

Otago, the south eastern region on New Zealand will see the new free bus service in the Dunedin network all day on Friday to encourage...

Childhood lead exposure associated with lower IQs

CHILDHOOD LEAD EXPOSURE ASSOCIATED WITH LOWER IQS

A new study, from the University of Otago in New Zealand and Duke University, has found that being exposed to lead in childhood could...

 
 
 
Doing Just One Creative Task Each Day Will Make You Happier, Study Says

DOING JUST ONE CREATIVE TASK EACH DAY WILL MAKE YOU HAPPIER, STUDY SAYS

Grumpy humans of the world, listen here. According to a new University of Otago study published in the Journal of Positive Psychology,...

Why students should knit, paint and cook meals from scratch: Experts say it could help young adults to ward off stress and depression

WHY STUDENTS SHOULD KNIT, PAINT AND COOK MEALS FROM SCRATCH: EXPERTS SAY IT COULD HELP YOUNG ADULTS TO WARD OFF STRESS AND DEPRESSION

Researchers from the University of Otago, New Zealand, say 'old-fashioned activities' that are favoured by the Women's Institute may...