APRIL 2024


The inside story of a bloody attempted murder in Auckland’s Sikh community.

25 March 2024 in Feature Article, North&South

Gurdwara Wars

How a dispute over a Sikh homeland in India led to religious fanaticism and a bloody attempted assassination in New Zealand. By Pete McKenzie
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TAKING MERINO TO THE WORLD: Global retailing in rural New Zealand

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Raised in the wool industry, The Wool Company CEO Margot Riach’s knowledge of each product’s journey from farm to garment helps her and her team deliver products customers can rely on. By Theo Macdonald

Sipping Sustainability: Dilmah tea brews a green legacy

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The social and environmental initiatives from Dilmah reveal that your cup of tea involves a lot more decision-making than just a splash of milk or a dash of sugar.

Great Expectations

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New Zealand’s future workforce is going to increasingly be brown. But is our education system stuck in a past of low expectations for Maori students that threatens the country’s future prosperity? By Aaron Smale

Power hungry

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Silicon Valley believes more computation is essential for progress. But it ignores the resource burden and doesn’t care if the benefits materialise.By Paris Marx

Objectively Speaking

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John Campbell’s recent op-eds reignite longstanding arguments. By Jeremy Rose

A lonely death at Horseshoe Lake

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Charlie Mitchell ponders the mystery of the death of a lone woman, who remained the last resident in Christchurch’s red zone district. By Charlie Mitchell
19 February 2024 in Feature Article, North&South, PIJF

How much a dollar cost

North & South speaks with KiwiSaver providers and an ethical investment charity to understand how Israel’s war on Gaza could influence your KiwiSaver. By Theo Macondald
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19 February 2024 in Feature Article

The price of milk

The slaughter of bobby calves — 1.9 million of them last year alone — is a sensitive topic for our dairy producers. By Karen Trebilcock
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22 January 2024 in Feature Article, North&South

Lost Property

The battle over Sticky Forest. By George Driver
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2 April 2024 in Culture Etc, North&South

Divine symmetry

In her new exhibition, contemporary artist Julia Morison channels a new source of influence through her otherworldly art practice: the Swedish artist and mystic Hilma af Klint. By Theo Macdonald
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Less is more

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In just over three decades, New Zealand’s lamb export industry has undergone a remarkable transformation. Beef + Lamb New Zealand explains how the industry maximises from less.
Insights Vacations

Insight Vacations launch small group, women-only tours

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Insight Vacations launch small group, women-only tours created for women, by women, to encourage solo travel.

Foreskin’s Lament

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Before puberty, most Filipino boys undergo tuli — traditional circumcision. New Zealand-based writer Joseph Trinidad recalls his own rite of passage. By Joseph Trinidad
25 March 2024 in Around ngā motu, North&South, Sponsored Content

Sustainable Southland

Welcome to Southland — Nau mai, haere mai ki Murihiku! Let’s take care of this place together.
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Ticket to paradise

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Meet the owners of one of Fiordland’s most trusted charter operators. By Jason Harman

Sāmoan first, an artist second

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Comic artist, wrestler and activist Michel Mulipola has become a public face of Pasifika-Palestinian solidarity in Aotearoa. By Theo Macdonald
lab grown kelp underwater

Help for Kelp

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