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.
An extra $420m is being pumped into the National Science Challenges - but the reasoning behind the increased investment won't be released.Read more
We revisit this profile on award-winning guitarist Gray Bartlett, who's just released a new album, Platinum!Read more
"We were just a bunch of engineers trying to make it work. It didn't even occur to us that anybody would want to wreck it," says Vint Cerf.Read more
Starring Academy Award nominees Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie, Mary Queen of Scots explores the turbulent life of the charismatic Mary Stuart.Read more
Academic and film-maker Dorthe Scheffmann has had a hand in some of New Zealand cinema’s most beloved movies. So what went wrong?Read more