What's inside North & South's May 2019 issue?by North & South
In the May issue of North & South, on sale now.
Cover story: The power of persuasion
By Joanna Wane
Kiwis are losing millions of dollars in online scams – and you could be the next victim.
Christchurch special: Come together
By Ken Downie and Jenny Nicholls
A week after the terror attack, people of many faiths gathered in support of the Muslim community at our oldest mosque.
Antidote to bigotry?
By Mike White
A reflection on the people met and the lessons learnt while travelling in the Muslim world.
Crossing the divide
By Joanna Wane
How do we keep alive the compassion and sense of unity that have made the past few weeks bearable?
Do lone-wolf terrorists really act alone?
By security and crime scientists Devon Polaschek, Maryanne Garry and Joe Burton
A special report on what drives violent extremists to action – and how to prevent future attacks.
Short show stoppers
Announcing the “flash-fiction” winners of our Short, Short Story competition.
Sense of an ending: Sharon O'Brien
By Hannah Brown
A Matatā mother of four is still experiencing growth and change at the very end of her life.
Face to face with Jan Hellriegel
By Joanna Wane
The singer, songwriter and “suburban philosopher” is writing herself back into our music history.
Growth towns: Under the Ōtaki sun
By Sharon Stephenson
For city escapees, the “unfashionable end’ of the Kāpiti Coast is coming into its own.
Margo White longs for the days when footpaths were safe.
Jenny Nicholls on the “unseen cogs of the natural world”.
Bevan Rapson looks at a soul-searching time for MPs.
Cancer patient Graham Adams says yes to Big Pharma.
Ray Prebble splits hairs – and infinitives.
Theresa Healey brings the Queen’s 65-year reign to the stage.
The Milk (Can) Man
Ian Spellerberg’s curious collection recalls a time gone by.
Surely You Jest
Snapchat sensation Tom Sainsbury is up for a Billy T Award.
The colourful world of Guyana-born storyteller Mona Williams.
Unlocking the mysteries of African art.
Goldsmith Kobi Bosshard and his filmmaker daughter Andrea.
Chef Josh Emett has created a “food bible” of classic dishes.
Mike White visits the quarter-acre paradise of Waikaia in Southland.
High Heels & Gumboots
Rebecca Hayter swaps city life for 10 acres in Golden Bay.
Eileen Merriman doesn’t have to dig too deep to find the angst, humour and drama for her award-winning novels.Read more
The tide of great New Zealand books on the world wars shows no sign of going out. Russell Baillie reviews four new Anzac books.Read more
A telegraph “boy”, heroic animals and even shell-shock make for engaging reads for children.Read more
Ensuring lighthouses stay “shipshape” isn’t a job for the faint-hearted.Read more
Service medals are being reunited with their rightful owners thanks to former major Ian Martyn and his determined research.Read more
A meeting aims to see world leaders and CEOs of tech companies agree to a pledge called the ‘Christchurch Call’.Read more
The fictionalised account of a British woman who spied for the Soviet Union is stiflingly quaint.Read more