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June 2024

By 17 June 2024June 18th, 2024Issue, North&South


Photo: ODT.

Running man

As hopes build for the latest crop of New Zealand athletes, one of the stars of a golden era for the black singlet is still running — and still has stories to tell.

Dylan Cleaver

Expectations & consquences

St Stephen’s School built a reputation for turning out Māori leaders over more than 150 years before it closed, reputation in tatters. Now an old boy and former teacher is spearheading its revival, aiming to nurture the potential of Māori boys. Aaron Smale concludes North & South’s three-part investigation into Māori education outcomes.

Aaron Smale

The future of Taranaki

The region encircling one of our most distinctive geographical landmarks is uniquely positioned to make an economic transition.

A journey beyond the ordinary

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

Retirement essentials

Liv Lewis-Long from Simplicity shares her favourite finance tips for those embarking on the “20-year holiday” we call retirement.

By Liv Lewis-Long

My first ever… Rhodes Scholar

Damon Salesa’s deep pacific roots and groundbreaking scholarship have shaped his remarkable life; however his first primary school teacher also likes to lay a claim to his success.

Susanna Andrew

Surf’s up

Artist Andre Roth creates seaside landscapes brimming with life — barrelling waves, coral, orca, nikau and pōhutukawa — on dinged-up and pre-loved fiberglass surfboards.

Nadia Shaw-Owens

From a humble villa to being the vanguard of eye care

In 1993, a visionary group of ophthalmologists planted the seeds of what would become Auckland Eye, aiming to create New Zealand’s first subspecialty eye care facility. Their ambition was straightforward yet revolutionary: to offer comprehensive care for all aspects of ocular health under one roof. Today, as Auckland Eye marks its 30th anniversary, it stands as the leading private eye care provider in the nation.

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


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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