The Government is saving a packet as New Zealanders turn to crowdfunding for timely and lifesaving health care. Or is it?
Curing sloppy thinking and confronting fascism are among poetry’s much-needed powers, Sue Wootton tells Bruce Munro ahead of National Poetry Day.
Monash University Museum of Art director Charlotte Day talks about Kiwi artist Francis Upritchard's exhibition that opens in Dunedin on Saturday.
Below the surface of New Zealand's glowing job growth statistics lies a darker world, writes Bruce Munro.
Forced migration is the new, hot topic in global foreign policy but it's of little relevance to ordinary Kiwis, right? Wrong, writes Bruce Munro.
Campbell Patterson’s first Frances Hodgkins Fellowship exhibition is an abstracted reflection on the urge to escape a bleak decade, he tells Bruce Munro.
Pat Langhorne is a compelling case for the power and value of a curious mind.
It seems strange that the New Zealanders most disadvantaged by colonisation are among Royalty's biggest fans. Bruce Munro lifts the lid on Maoridom's fierce fondness for the Queen.
Is John Broughton royalty?
Faced with the grim prospect of a world without antibiotics, we're discovering microbes could be more important to our health than even our genes.
Dr Monica Gerth wants to become bacteria’s equivalent of a horse whisperer.
How does the design of a planned five-star, glass tower hotel for Dunedin compare against 10 celebrated hotels from around the globe?
Erica Sklenars’ star is shining brightly. She tells Bruce Munro how her recent residency in China is impacting on her upcoming installation in the Wellington Lux Light Festival.
An insidious new form of propaganda could be used during this year's general elections, writes Bruce Munro.
People need to be aware that in the 2017 world of online marketing "you are the product", Carmen Vicelich says.
Bruce Munro has collated 10 of the best April Fool's Day pranks of the past 60 years.
Clive Humphreys is the new interim head of Dunedin Art School. He talks to Bruce Munro about rubbish trucks, art in these turbulent times and the need for the school to maintain its disciplines.
Squabbling about the retirement age is bailing out the dinghy as a tornado approaches. Bruce Munro looks at the perfect storm brewing on the horizon.
A political killing in Myanmar has far-reaching implications, writes Bruce Munro.
Men are the perpetrators of most family violence and child abuse. They are also the neglected key to tackling New Zealand’s tragic record on child welfare, writes Bruce Munro.