An ode to Kim Hill.

13 November 2023 in Cover Story, Feature Article, North&South

End of an era

Kim Hill is leaving Radio NZ and as far as Hera Lindsay Bird is concerned, there’s no further use for Saturday mornings. By Hera Lindsay Bird
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Power Play

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While one in five households report having trouble paying the power bill, and one in eight are cutting back on heating because of the cost, the big four electricity companies’ gross earnings for 2022/23 totalled $2.61 billion, or about $7.1 million a day. By Michael Fletcher

Letter from Israel

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Under the reign of fear, handshakes are impossible. By Oded Na’aman

Costs, cuts and consequences

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Liv Lewis-Long from Simplicity recommends some simple changes to help ease the burden of rising prices. By Liv Lewis-Long

Legacy and loss

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When it all fell apart, a wine industry visionary was left feeling bitter and betrayed. By Joanne Drayton

Burps & Bluster

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Are farmers doing enough on methane? By George Driver

Possums of the Deep

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A collaborative research project between iwi, environmental scientists and business interests seeks to restore kelp forests while serving the needs of international fine dining. By Theo Macdonald
18 September 2023 in Feature Article

One small cut

A family enters the twilight world of intensive care. By Lily Richards
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18 September 2023 in Feature Article, North&South

The heart of the matter

A doctor’s take on healthcare reform. By David Galler
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21 August 2023 in Cover Story, Feature Article, North&South

Fozzie vibes

On the eve of the Rugby World Cup, All Blacks head coach Ian Foster talks to North & South about having to play catch-up after Covid, being ambushed in 2019 and the tough draw to be negotiated in France.
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13 November 2023 in Culture Etc

My first ever…Death threat

When hate mail about a poem inspires more poetry. By Tusiata Avia
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Perpetual motion machine

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Jess Johnson experiences UFO culture, desert fauna and lots of stray cats on an artist residency in Roswell, New Mexico. By Jess Johnson

Listen Up

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If you adore these new releases, why not spread a little financial love to the artists. By Victoria Spence

Portrait of the artist as a dead man

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The massive task of bringing home Bill Culbert’s studio. By Theo MacDonald
29 May 2023 in Around ngā motu, North&South

Help for Kelp

This winter, baby giant kelp is being planted into Wellington Harbour / Te Whanganui-a-Tara, where great seaweed forests once thrived. By Gabi Lardies
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Earnscleugh Station

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Two Aucklanders take on a classic but unfinished Central Otago grand home.

Lessons from a Church Wall

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Fashion designer Karen Walker finds threads of family history in a Katikati mural.

Map: Book Marks

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Aotearoa’s authors ground their stories with our physical and built landscapes, from the needle of the Sky Tower to quintessential dairies, troubled harbours and small towns shadowed by mountains.
10 June 2022 in Backstory, North&South

The Northern Bear

Our relationship with Russia has been characterised by instability — cycling between friend and foe, the nation and its citizens have often become symbols of our own fear and anxieties.
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The Lost Islands

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Historic artefacts washed up by the tides hint at lost lands whose full stories we can only guess at.

Beyond the Badlands

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Strange monsters and ominous ghosts can be traced to repressed memories of violent histories, argues one Australian researcher looking at the past through a novel lens.

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