Life & Style

Melania denies Trump's hand - again

The couple deliberately hold hands, then Melania brushes him off again.

The Bachelor: best & worst dressed

Sure, there were a lot of cocktail dresses. But how about that one Black Sabbath shirt?

New Zealand's must-try dishes

How many of these 40 dishes can you tick off?

Is flash booze worth the price?

Can you even taste the difference between a $7.99 bottle of wine and a $25 bottle?

I'm ready for a retirement home

OPINION: "Sell the house, buy a much cheaper unit in a nearby retirement village and pocket the change."

How to make dull porridge awesome

Spice up your porridge game with something a little different.

Rice is nice - savoury or sweet

Follow the example of more than half the world's population, and tuck into some rice.

Rollickin Gelato on the rise

Southland teens win culinary challenge

Barefoot and beautiful at Cannes

We feel your pain, Naomie Harris - we're not keen on a long walk home in heels either.

Designers brace for 'Pippa effect'

Get ready to see a lot more brides wearing high-necked, capped sleeve gowns.

How to copy Kate's wedding look

Pippa's wedding: Who wore what

How to stay warm at work

What to wear to work when the temperatures plummet.

Melting an icy windscreen

Winter means frosted-up windscreens so here's a few tips to dealing with that early morning hassle.

Isuzu MU-X no longer mysterious

We drive Isuzu's upgraded MU-X which is probably the most straightforward SUV around.

Motorists' alley standoff turns nasty

Hybrid supercar rises from ashes

Big numbers for rare car rego

Someone has paid close to NZ$800,000 for a rare Australian number plate.

Author's secret agent survival skills

Charlie and Lola author stopped in Queenstown to talk to primary school students before festival.

Never too late to write a book

Adam Dudding won the non-fiction first book award (and $2.5k) this week at the ripe old age of 46. Here's how it happened.

Kiwi Gothic too tamed, mannered

Otago A Go Go

Book repairer Bill Tito stopping in

Upper Hutt man has been repairing books for over 50 years.

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content

stimes pan military history

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