North & South October 2018 issueby North & South
In the October issue of North & South, on sale now:
It’s based on the latest microbiome science, but does Dr Michael Mosley’s “clever guts” diet really work?
A wing and a prayer
Conservationist Don Merton called our native birds New Zealand’s “national monuments”. Now they’re in a battle against extinction.
A serial renter looks back on a rollercoaster 35 years as a flatmate and tenant - and finds little to recommend it.
One of New Zealand's most celebrated writers, Vincent O'Sullivan, has published his first novel in 20 years - at the age of 80.
Are you being served?
When is it your business what people are getting up to next door?
Napier’s overlooked sister city is stepping out of the shadows to stage a comeback in Hawke’s Bay.
Where are they now? Craig Scott
For a few glorious years, he was about as famous as you could be in New Zealand. Sharon Stephenson tracks down the 70s prince of pop.
Voyage of discovery: Mr Pip
A journey to Bougainville Island in search of the legacy of Mister Pip takes an unexpected turn.
Monster or man of his time?
Captain James Cook revisited.
Margo White reveals the latest wellbeing fad: silence.
Bevan Rapson on an opportunity for National.
Jenny Nicholls makes a case for some unlikely bedfellows.
Ray Prebble probes the nettlesome subjunctive.
Jenny Nicholls looks at a bold idea to save the kea.
Behind the Story
A tribute to “The Master”, Warwick Roger.
Letters on the body-brain connection and very bad driving.
Ōamaru handcrafters Rod and Sue McLean.
Making a Scene
The world is a stage for Auckland visual artist Mardo El-Noor.
In His Wake
Actor Sam Neill joins the ghost of Captain James Cook on a great adventure.
Kate Richards turns milk monitor to taste-test some of the best.
Gareth Eyres saddles up for the Twin Coast Cycle Trail.
Despite an apparent backlash against bread – against carbohydrates and gluten – the sandwich endures.Read more
The author of worldwide bestsellers Sapiens and Homo Deus says our free will is at stake. We talk to Yuval Noah Harari about his new book.Read more
There is just one civilisation in the world, writes Yuval Noah Harari, and the West and Islam are joint participants in it.Read more
A new TV version of William Makepeace Thackeray’s 19th-century satirical novel taps into today's celebrity-Instagram culture.Read more
Serena Williams’ US Open outburst was unbecoming but the umpire made a mess of his response.Read more
The suffrage celebrations get a soundtrack from all-male ensemble NZTrio.Read more
The public will have to wait to see a report into an assault claim against MP Meka Whaitiri, who was yesterday stripped of her ministerial portfolios.Read more