Bruce Munro

Seeking serenity

Seeking serenity

Renowned Chinese sculptor Sun Qi has embarked on the biggest challenge of his career. Bruce Munro talks to the new Dunedin resident about projects past and future, adding meaning to life, and translating a lifetime of art in an alien context.

The power to care

The power to care

An octogenarian millionaire says he wants out of an Otago dementia unit - a refrain similiar to that expressed by many dementia unit residents. Is it a case of the enduring power of attorney system malfunctioning? Or not? Bruce Munro takes a look at the wider issue.

Getting with the programme

Getting with the programme

The number of children enrolled in school holiday programmes is increasing exponentially, erasing, as it grows, the childhoods of yesteryear. With school holidays upon us, Bruce Munro asks whether we should be concerned about the different childhood memories we are creating for our children.

Lighting a fire

Lighting a fire

Charities are profiting from liaisons with tomorrow's financiers, lawyers and doctors. It is a surprising revolution, begun in Dunedin, which is already starting to spread nationwide. Bruce Munro takes a look at Ignite Consultants.

Students adopt a new 'ism'

Students adopt a new 'ism'

A new ''ism'' seems to be taking hold among university youth.

Sunshine on his shoulders

Sunshine on his shoulders

The country road is taking Bevan Gardiner everywhere but home.

A closer look at hair

A closer look at hair

How can protein filaments growing out of the scalp cause boys to be banned from school, men to be massacred and angels ordered to do a woman's bidding? Bruce Munro takes a closer look at hair.

Hair today

Hair today

How can protein filaments growing out of the scalp cause boys to be banned from school, men to be massacred and angels ordered to do a woman's bidding? Bruce Munro takes a closer look at hair.

A voice for change

A voice for change

Are hard work and firm convictions in danger of turning Jinty MacTavish into the thing she hates? Bruce Munro asks the young city councillor what she is doing in the limelight she abhors and talks to friends and foes about her growing presence on the political stage.

At the sharp end

At the sharp end

Home tattooists are the new front line of a rapidly morphing war against hepatitis C. There is no vaccine for the disease which is causing liver cancer at an alarming rate. Otago hep C patients, tattoo artists and health advocates are among those calling for nationwide changes that could see this long-stigmatised virus eradicated within our lifetime, writes Bruce Munro.