Life & Style

Over 60? Flout the fashion rules

OPINION: "Sixties plus" we're called, parcelled up into a convenient category where the only possible next step is the departure lounge.

Mum to livestream childbirth

An Aussie mummy blogger plans to stream her birth live on Facebook to show "labour is nothing like the movies".

The best dressed in Cannes

They came, they walked, they dazzled... Our top style picks from Cannes.

Poisonous palm is stabbing Kiwis

The spikes at the base are super sharp and slice into the body effortlessly.

Should you cook with olive oil?

You can use olive oil to saute food and dizzle over an oven roast - but never do this with it.

Nadia Lim's chicken & pumpkin soup

Crispy, garlicky croutons offset the Indian flavours of this soup nicely.

Bar tells handsy patrons to back off

Being nice to customers is the bartender's job, this pub says - so stop hitting on her.

Good golly Miss Cauli

New twist on classic PB&J

Cool enough for feminist merch?

OPINION: I'm not sure I can wear an edgy pro-equality message while picking up the kids from day care.

Central Otago designers dominate at WoolOn event

Central Otago designers dominated category wins at the WoolOn Creative Fashion Event in Alexandra.

Designer style without the price tag

Leah McFall: And that's a no from me

Praise the paua pearl

Paua farmers on the edge of the Marlborough Sounds say their love of the marine mollusc borders on worship.

World's most expensive new car?

This bespoke Rolls-Royce would take a fair chunk out of the weekend's Lotto winners.

BMW plugged in before Elon Musk born

Traditional carmakers have been working on electric vehicles a wee bit longer than most probably think.

Teen keeps old Bedfords trucking

BMW's highly desirable foil to luxury SUVs

A big fat Porsche

Porsche's super-luxury limo is still chock full of driver appeal.

Don't try be friends with your teen

The teen whisperer's shares his wisdom on the greatest parenting challenge: teenagers.

Tensions high at Lit Quiz

Are you as well read as these 12 year olds? Take our quiz.

Novel's sudden jinks implausible

Fostering a love of books behind bars

25 greatest fictional girl characters

Father and daughter team seek out great girl characters to keep their bedtime reading heroine to hero ratio respectable.

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150 years of history

2010 marks 150 years since the formation of the first militia units in Southland and Otago.

Southland Times

Anzacs and beyond

We remember those who have served their country

Southland's 100-year Floods: 25 Years Later

A Flood of Memories

Take a look back at the devastating 1984 floods in the south