Want to fool dinner party guests into thinking you're a proper connoisseur? Then get to grips with these buzzwords.
AND ANOTHER THING
OPINION: Look, it might be OK to crack "seen better" to an idle flasher in the park but honestly, how often should we be using these put-down phrases?
What's going on in the angling world?
It's the time of the year when southerners spend time in a pursuit so appealing that others are prepared to cross the world to join them.
I have memories of horrible grey unpleasant smelling little cabbages.
"Call yourself the cream of New Zealand?" barked the sergeant major. "Good God, I wouldn't like to taste the milk!"
Jack Hinton had had enough of this retreating malarky. It was April 1941 and in military terms the Greek campaign was already lost.
Stories from around the region as we mark Anzac Day 2013.
The floods of 1984 had a wide impact throughout Southland, cutting Invercargill in half and causing devastating damage around the province.