In the June issue of North & South, on sale now.


In the June issue of North & South, on sale Monday 13 May.

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The war against infection, by Donna Chisholm
Is our golden age of quick-fix antibiotics and safe surgeries about to end?

Local matters, by Venetia Sherson
Community newspapers are bucking the trend, as enterprising new owners breathe life back into them.

Straight from the heart, by Mike White
Shayne Carter has gone from snotty punk to senior statesman of the New Zealand 
music scene.

“Thunder Boult” is go, by David Leggat
The Blackcaps star bowler will be a key weapon for New Zealand at the Cricket World Cup.

Remains of their days, by Mike White
Photographer Kim Hak captures Cambodian survival stories from Pol Pot’s killing fields.

Saving Manapōuri, by Mike White
Fifty years ago, a small group rallied to save Lake Manapōuri – and ended up changing society.

Forest for the Trees
A new start-up is planting the seeds of change in Queenstown. 

Life on Mars
The Space Place’s Haritina Mogoșanu has her eyes on the red planet. 

Life of Penguins
On the trail of the intrepid and mysterious Fiordland penguin. 

Family Ties
Fire-fighting helicopter pilots Bill Reid and son Toby are continuing a Nelson family dynasty. 

My Space
Leathersmith Dominique Heileson has “upcycled” a historic blacksmith’s shed in Kerikeri. 

Nerd Nation
Jenny Nicholls tells tales from sleep’s wild frontier. 

Ray Prebble embraces the comma. 

Bevan Rapson asks whether Judith Collins is really the answer for National. 

Phil Gifford on Norah Jones and the great New Zealand “hymn book”. 

Film & Television
A right royal double header, the Doc Edge festival, and exploring Our Planet. 

New Zealand Books
Fallout from Australia’s deportation policy, a Greg McGee novel, and more. 

International Books
Revisiting Chocolat, outing the Vatican, and celebrating Kiwi “pop fiction”.

A Hawke’s Bay farm is producing meat of uncommon quality. 

Full-bodied reds and whites for cool weather drinking. 

Virginia Larson sets her heart for cruise control. 

High Heels & Gumboots
Rebecca Hayter swaps city life for 10 acres in Golden Bay. 


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