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October 2022

By 10 September 2022August 24th, 2023Issue, North&South


Voice Control

Discussions about what is and who should have free speech rarely reach consensus. Are groups now campaigning for “free speech” right to be concerned, or are they just speaking for those already with a voice?

By Yvonne van Dongen

Photo: Nico Penny.

The Virus Hunter

By choosing a career in science over dance, evolutionary biologist Jemma Geoghegan may have saved your life.

By Paul Gorman

Photo: Cameron James McLaren

A Lack of Trust

The closure of the Laura Fergusson Trust’s Auckland facility caring for people with disabilities has them and their families baffled.

By Pete McKenzie

Waka paddlers. Photo: Aaron Smale.

A Day on the River

Aaron Smale took his camera to the banks of the mighty Waikato to capture the Turangawaewae Waka Sports club in action.

By Aaron Smale

Four Corners

The Michael Fowler Centre concept drawings, centre, by the late Sir Miles Warren. Image courtesy of Warren and Mahoney.

Folk Tales

The folk art of the late Oriwa Haddon is a quirky curiosity.

By Alex Stone

Love of the Hunt

The Map: Enjoy a good rummage through some of our best op shops.

By Tulia Thompson

The Legacy

Architect Sir Miles Warren’s built legacy is there for all to see.

By John Walsh

A Softer Strategy

Foreign Correspondence: Our columnist and an Australian expert talk China and tactical moves.

By Peter Bale

Save the Date

Theatre, dance, art — there’s good stuff going on.

By Danielle Butler

Culture Etc.

The author on a sunset walk down Clyde’s quiet main street with his daughter, Nieke. Photo: Marielle van de Ven

The Don

Rise and shine: Don McGlashan hits the road to celebrate his new album, Bright November Morning.

By Elisabeth Easther

Task Mistress

Dancer-performer Hannah Tasker- Poland takes centre stage as an AI robot in ATC’s The Made.

By Tess Nichol

Making Muru

Filmmakers and partners Tearepa and Reikura Kahi bring their latest collaboration to the big screen.

By Shilo Kino

The Grapevine: Moko Hills

For Donald van der Westhuiszen, growing grapes is just one of the fascinating things about his vineyard’s Central Otago location.

By Tobias Buck

About Town: Clyde

Lockdown forced a reluctant George Driver back to his home town. But now he’s seeing it in a whole new light.

By George Driver

National Treasures

The Dargaville Museum Te Whare Taonga o Tunatahi honours Māori, pioneer and maritime history.

By Lindsay Wright

The October Bookshelf

New short stories from the master, Owen Marshall; novel releases, and a look at Kiwi counterculture of the 60s and 70s.

By Paul Little


The Whiz Quiz and crossword.

By Graeme Wilson


A look back at Salman Rushdie’s misunderstood novel, The Satanic Verses.

By Scott Hamilton

Meet the Maker

This month: potter Misma Anaru, photographed at her Waiheke home.

by Victoria Birkinshaw

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