Photo: Victoria Birkinshaw
Counting the Beats
From his home north of Auckland, Grant Gillanders keeps the spotlight on the work of New Zealand musicians of the 1950s, 60s and 70s.
By Garth Cartwright
Play it, Sir
On the eve of the international violin competition he started and continues to support, Sir Michael Hill plays for us.
By George Driver
Travel: Koreatown, Osaka
From K-pop sounds and fashions to K-cuisine, the charms of South Korea can be found distilled in one neighbourhood in Japan.
By Markus Bell
Travel: Ōtautahi Christchurch
The rebuilt heart of the city brings pleasure to visitors and locals alike.
By Gabi Lardies
About Town: St Bathans
The gold is long gone but there’s still a glow to this Central Otago settlement.
By Eric Trump
National Treasures: The Milk, Honey & Grain Museum
Great Barrier Island’s quaint and very specific collection of artefacts.
By Lindsay Wright
Alice Eats: Pasta Vongole
A special recipe shared from the Baduzzi kitchen.
By Alice Taylor
The May Bookshelf
A new treasury of work by recent poet laureate David Eggleton; Robin Morrison’s Te Waipounamu visual opus is reprinted after 42 years; a biography of Katherine Mansfield; essays; and more.
By Paul Little
The Whiz Quiz, crossword, plus extra brain teasers this month.
By Graeme Wilson
Meet the Maker
Jeweller Jane Dodd in her Ōtepoti Dunedin studio.
Photos by Guy Frederick
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