Fear, fascination and food - creepy-crawlies play a bigger
role in our emotional and physical world than we often
recognise or care to admit. Bruce Munro talks invertebrates
with Emma Burns, the curator of a bug exhibition at Otago
Legislative changes combined with insurance implications
following the Canterbury earthquakes have altered the
landscape of the real estate game in Dunedin - and for the
better. Shane Gilchrist goes house hunting.
Award-winning British science communicator Professor
Marcus du Sautoy is here to reveal the hidden, intertwined
worlds of maths and arts. His talk will be entertaining, but
with a serious purpose, writes Bruce Munro.
I'm always listening to snippets of other people's
conversations, which mostly gives me interesting ideas,
information and inflections. Mostly. Sometimes it just makes
me want to rant. And this, I'm afraid, is one of those