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
This month marks the bicentenary of the arrival of the
first Pakeha to settle permanently in New Zealand, in the Bay
of Islands in Northland. Charmian Smith talks to Dr Angela
Middleton about her new book, Pewhairangi: Bay of Islands
Missions and Maori 1814-1845.