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Cover story: How we live now
Would you go flatting with your son – and with your ex? The typical household is undergoing a revolution, for better and for worse.

Everything will change 
Shamubeel Eaqub looks at what’s transforming the “Kiwi dream” of home ownership, and predicts what the future will hold.

Where dreams go to die
Twenty-one athletes stood at the starting line of the hardest adventure race ever staged in New Zealand. But how many would survive The Revenant?

A rest home horror story
What rights do you have when someone you love is put into a rest home against their wishes? One woman tells of a lost battle to bring her partner home.

Dunedin Special
We take a deep dive into Dunedin.

Ode to Marmite
A tribute to the restorative powers of our favourite yeast spread.

A light bite
An ingenious invention for anglers, inspired by a children’s toy, is put to the test.

Where are they now?
Deirdre Kent: At 80, the lifelong activist looks back on the cost of taking on the tobacco industry.

Entries are still open for our Short, Short Story competition. Closes March 11.

Social Studies
Margo White on supermarket tricks of the trade. 

Nerd Nation
Jenny Nicholls looks at how algorithms can go rogue. 

Politics
It’s crunch time for the Ardern Government. 

Grammarian
Ray Prebble on the importance of Latin. 

Dream Weavers
Art from the heart at Hohepa’s Rose Weavery in Napier. 

Under the Sea
Could a tropical sea cucumber hold the key to treating cancer? 

Keeping Up Appearances
The restoration teams keeping our historic lighthouses “shipshape”.

Mind Your Feet
Sculpture on the Gulf returns, with an ecological message.

My Space
Beekeeper Richard Evatt nurtures his “girls” on Waiheke Island.

Food
Jean Teng’s guide to yum cha. 

Wine
Michael Cooper’s pick of the late-summer crop. 

Travel
Dunedin has found its “quirk” factor, says Sarah Lang. 

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

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