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Seriously subtropical

A sacred pohutukawa to the east of Cape Reinga, considered by Maori to be the stepping-off place for spirits on their return journey to Hawaii.
From the Deep South, Simon Hartley travels to the Far North to check the veracity of claims of ‘‘winterless Northland'', and what it offers while Otago gets set to winter over.

Out in the mountain air

Out in the mountain air

Besides the picturesque location, New Plymouth is mostly about its art and culture above anything else, Samuel White discovers.

Is corruption natural or learnt?

Is corruption natural or learnt?

New Zealanders like to think of themselves as honest. But, asks Bruce Munro, if the Government is having to invest an extra $15.2 million to tackle unscrupulous business practices, what does that say about us?

The thighs' the limit

The thighs' the limit

Amy Parsons-King takes a look at the resurgence of the thigh-high boot and asserts it is possible to wear them with style and avoid the fashion faux pas.

Exercise - but not as we know it

Exercise - but not as we know it

Is gardening better than gym membership? Gillian Vine compares the two.

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