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May 2024

By 6 May 2024May 7th, 2024Issue, North&South


Photo: supplied.

Doctor in the House

Needling the new Minister of Health, Dr Shane Reti.

By Jeremy Rose

Photo: Shutterstock

Mental arithmetic

The numbers are in on lockdown’s mental health impacts in Aotearoa.

By Carl Shuker

Photo: Shutterstock

Does not compute

Who foots the bill for our mounting piles of disused tech hardware?

By George Driver

Photo: Stuff

Ethics, funds and Russian dolls

Mind where your money goes? Meet Barry Coates.

By Theo Macdonald

Photos supplied by Ngāi Tahu.

Great expectations

Part two of an investigation into Māori education outcomes.

By Aaron Smale

Photo: Shutterstock

Organ music

One family’s organ donation story.

By David Galler

Photos: Lewis Gardner/ NZME.

Degrees of nursing

Teaching science to nurses is under threat.

By Airini Beautrais

Photos: Photo: Picryl

M*A*S*H & bangers

“Hot Lips” Houlihan in today’s ED.

By Dr Sylvia Giles

Stuart McKenzie and Miranda Harcourt

Four corners

By Nadia Shaw-Owens

At Middlemore Hospital July 1977

By Fiona Clark

Being up front

Theatre as therapy with dynamic duo Miranda Harcourt and Stuart McKenzie.

By Theo Macdonald

Charles Spencer, Pink Terrace [Te Otukapuarangi], c. 1880s. Courtesy of Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum.

Meet the maker

Andrew Barber.

By Theo Macdonald


Framed and eclipsed.

By Bill Manhire

Long exposure

New Zealand’s first photographs.

By Theo Macdonald

Couch surfing

One test to rule them all.

By Dr Curious

Murder, he wrote

A crime writer’s origin story.

By Scott Bainbridge

Fencing the future for the Cromwell chafer beetle

Extract from a new book.

By Lily Duval.

Extract from a new book.

History for the birds.

By Theo Macdonald


Waitoa Free Range Chicken.

Back to nature

It’s in the bag! Waitoa wins with innovation in sustainable packaging.

By North & South + Waitoa

Bed heads

85 years of family business experience helps Sleepyhead offer Kiwis the best sleep possible.

By North & South + Sleepyhead

Good to grow

Helius Therapeutics is poised to enter the medicinal-cannabis export market, led by a Kiwi with international pharmaceutical experience.

By North & South + Helius

Powering ahead

The case for home charging makes life simpler.

By North & South + We.EV

A spoonful of rainbow

Revolutionising healthy nutritional intake: Four handfuls of berries and leafy greens in one quick shot.

By North & South + Nutrient Rescue

Good health starts in the mouth

A formative childhood illness set Dr John Tagg on a path to probiotics.

By North & South + BLIS Probiotics®

An eye for eyes

Vision correction solutions are about living your best life at any stage of life.

By North & South + Auckland Eye

The power of protein at all stages of life

There have been many fads in the realm of dietary habits, but what we do know for certain is that protein is essential for nutrition and health.

By North & South + Beef & Lamb

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