January 19-25 2013 Issue 3793by Listener Archive
<h3>COVER STORY</h3> <h4>Modern manners</h4>
Modern manners - Are traditional attitudes ruining our relationships?
In this week's issue, Catherine Woulfe reports on benevolent sexism and how academics believe more than 80% of us exhibit signs of benevolent sexism; Karyn Scherer reports on the world's city populations; Anthony Doesburg speaks with expatriate Kiwi journalist Tim Radford about his career and how he spent a good part of it trying to interest the public in science; and David Cohen speaks with Porirua Mayor Nick Leggett, who became a councillor at 19 and took the top job at 31.
The princess and the plea
Century of the city
'There is nothing frightening about science'
Young & restless
New essays on New Zealand-born US artist Len Lye elevate him to the status of Australasia’s most notable 20th-century artist.Read more
For about a third of infertility cases in New Zealand, there is no obvious reason why seemingly fertile couples struggle to conceive.Read more
More than one million images from Rykenberg Photography, taken around Auckland, are now in the Auckland Libraries Collection. But who are the people?Read more
A Golden Bay man spending his first night in his new house says he woke to find his bed, walls and floor covered in hundreds of creepy crawlies.Read more
There's a growing movement to stop the amount of wasteful plastic that goes into our oceans, but what about the tiny bits we can hardly see?Read more
The inconvenience to chlorine refuseniks is tiny compared with the risk of more suffering and tragedy from another Havelock North-style contamination.Read more
Global warming's worst case scenario may not be as bad as previously thought, a new climate change study says.Read more