Michael Neill holidaying with Sebastian Black (centre) and Judith Binney on the Mediterrean island of Menorca, circa 1988. Photo: Michael Neill
Opinion: Home Fires Burning
Emeritus professor Michael Neill reflects on a terrifying incident in 1980s Auckland that threatened the safety of him and his family.
By Michael Neill
Photo: Kauri, Ilse von Randow and Colin McCahon, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, gift of Douglas Lloyd-Jenkins, 2012.
Following the Threads
A wall hanging by weaver Ilse van Randow and artist Colin McCahon has been missing for 60 years, prompting some dedicated detective work.
By Hayden Donnell
All Over the Show
Star director Simon Phillips returns home to stage North by Northwest for the ATC, a collaboration with dramaturg wife Carolyn Burns.
By Elisabeth Easther
A Foreign Flock
I kea you not — a sizeable squadron of our smart-as alpine parrot live in . . . Austria
By Gregor Thompson
As her third series of One Lane Bridge airs, co-creator Pip Hall tells of her new town and new life.
By Eric Trump
About Town: Oamaru
Oamaru’s limestone buildings and celebration of steampunk are both drawcards for this writer.
By Thomas McLean
The Grapevine: Greystone
A passion for permaculture lies behind the practices followed at this North Canterbury vineyard.
By Tobias Buck
The November Bookshelf
This month, the intriguingly titled A Message for Nasty, Chris Finlayson’s political memoir, farming life and our story in objects.
By Paul Little
Local history takes pride of place at the Ōtorohanga Museum.
By Taualofa Totua
The Whiz Quiz and crossword.
By Graeme Wilson
Meet the Maker
This month: artist Elizabeth Thomson, photographed by Richard Brimer.
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