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Cover story: Too many tourists?
By Mike White
Crowded towns, clogged roads, congested trails and the backlash against New Zealand’s largest industry.
By Sarah Catherall
Middle-class teens know the dangers of alcohol and tobacco, but cannabis use is rising. How worried should we be?
Feels like home
By Donna Chisholm
As a high-flyer in London and Sydney, Jaki Arthur brushed shoulders with the stars. Now she’s found a new life – in Whanganui.
By Sharon Stephenson
The colourful tale of an expat Cantabrian who built a hotel from old containers in Chile and is making wine with royalty.
Being Jewish in NZ
By Juliet Moses
An Auckland lawyer reflects on her not-quite-typical childhood, and the concerning rise of antisemitism.
Not that kind of cancer story
By Adele Cubitt Cohen
A newly-wed diagnosed with breast cancer writes of a life interrupted – but not destroyed.
By Hannah Brown
An 87-year-old struggling with life-threatening depression talks about the challenge of finding meaning in very old age.
Ray Prebble on the humble hyphen.
Michelle Langstone is lost for words.
Jenny Nicholls looks at the literature of climate change.
Bevan Rapson is unconvinced by public-sector reform.
Phil Gifford on the Boss, a pop brat and a blues legend.
The best of what’s on in August.
A suffrage-inspired ballet puts the strength of women centre stage.
DCM has been working with Wellington’s homeless for 50 years.
Philippa O’Brien looks into the counter culture of roller derby.
To the Rescue
Guide Dave McKinley and his avalanche rescue dog Stellar.
Chris Mathers has kept more than memories of his late grandfather.
A new restaurant rises from the ashes in Dunedin.
Joanna Wane takes an underground tour of Seattle, Shaun Barnett picks six favourite winter walks, and Pamela Wade goes day-tripping on the Pelorus Mail Boat.