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Less No 8 wire, more Gen-Kiwi

Less No 8 wire, more Gen-Kiwi

The generations-old adage of "She'll be right", the "No 8 wire" attitude and the quarter-acre dream are increasingly becoming things of the past, with the future leaders of Aotearoa doing their bit to redefine what it is to be a Kiwi.

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.

Requiem for the fallen

Requiem for the fallen

One of many highlights in this year's Arts Festival Dunedin will be Requiem for the Fallen, by composer Ross Harris and poet Vincent O'Sullivan, which commemorates the centenary of World War 1. Charmian Smith reports.

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.

Lights, camera, paper

Lights, camera, paper

The difficulty I have in writing this story is in not knowing where to start.

Tuatara tale a tell-all

Tuatara tale a tell-all

The tuatara may be regarded as a national treasure but don't call it a living fossil, biologist Alison Cree tells Shane Gilchrist.

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