Three decades after the demise of telegrams, voiceless communication is on the rise again, Bruce Munro asks is it OK that we are going back to a future of less talking?
It's 30 years since NZ's big psychiatric prisons were closed. Bruce Munro talks to Julia Aranui-Faed, a significant but largely forgotten figure from that important period about her legacy, her mental illness and the freedom to colour her world.
Wildlife in most of the lawless high seas faces an existential threat from fishing, shipping and the military. Next month, a landmark UN conference could finally bring hope, writes Robin McKie.
Shirley Horrocks is director, producer and screenwriter of Paul Callaghan: Dancing With Atoms screening at this year's NZ International Film Festival.
There are those who would argue that truth is going the same way as landlines, cursive writing and smoking in public — out the window and down the twin chutes of planned obsolescence and societal...
2018’s Robert Lord Writers’ Cottage summer writer in residence Maria Samuela remembers the day she "met" her grandfather.
A short break in our biggest city this winter can offer a relaxing and, if you are lucky, sunny time away. Rebecca Fox discovers Auckland’s less well-known foodie spots.
Bronwyn Simes is manager of Olveston historic home, and its collections, which were gifted to the City of Dunedin by Miss Dorothy Theomin following her death in 1966.
Instagram innovators such as Pat McGrath and Kylie Jenner are revolutionising cosmetics - and becoming overnight billionaires, writes Nosheen Iqbal.
Ever since becoming interested in astronomy, I have always enjoyed taking pictures of the night sky. You might think that astrophotography would be an enormously complicated hobby, but actually it...
Reflections by two participants of Rue-Jade Morgan’s cultural engagement programme with inmates at Otago Correctional Facility.
Bruce Munro looks at the urgent need for prison reform and talks to ex-prisoner and now polytechnic lecturer Rue-Jade Morgan about why going to prison was the best thing that could have happened to him.