Illustration: Ross Murray
The Great Divide
In a single generation New Zealand has transformed itself from a home-owning democracy into a society fractured by property wealth — between those who have it, and those who do not.
By Rebecca Macfie
A player directing a throw during Bonspiel, New Zealands biggest outdoor curling event. photo: Braden Fastier
The Roaring Game
Curling is a sport with a 500-year-old history, but one mystery still remains: why the game’s distinctive stones move the way they do.
By Laurie Winkless
Photo essay by Braden Fastier
James Ashcroft. photo: Supplied
Next Small Thing
The Hawke’s Bay stonemason bringing some of music’s biggest names to the region’s tiniest venues — community halls.
By Graeme Wilson
About Town: Point Wells
Butting up against wealthy Omaha, this sleepy beach town is determined to stay that way.
By Helen Glenny
On a night train, even a disillusioned traveller can sleep like a baby — and still feel just a little intrepid.
By John Summers
Hollywood has already come calling for James Ashcroft after the release of his menacing, confident first film.
By Tom Augustine
Paul Little on the life and work of the poet Blanche Baughan, a memoir by Ngāi Tahu leader Mark Solomon, reflections on our love of mountains, and more.
How I Wrote
Simon Bridges talks to Paul Little about his new memoir which he insists is true to its cover, saying it is not a political memoir.
The National Gallery
Featuring work by a New Zealand amateur artist every month.
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