A Good Buzz - Heritage New Zealand, Spring 2017
A Good Buzz - Heritage New Zealand, Spring 2017

New Zealand was once a land without honeybees, but once they arrived, they quickly became vital to a fledgling nation. Now some of the earliest heritage sites in New Zealand are bringing back the buzz. 

The Age of Anxiety
The Age of Anxiety

Are micronutrients the answer to our mental health crisis?

Into the weeds - New Zealand Geographic
Into the weeds - New Zealand Geographic

Cannabis is undergoing a radical image makeover

New Zealand's Next Top Model - New Zealand Geographic
New Zealand's Next Top Model - New Zealand Geographic

A small group of Kiwi scientists is attempting to construct the ultimate crystal ball - a mathematical model of the Earth's natural systems so intricate it can predict the behaviour of our atmosphere, land, and seas, human industry and biological production, far into the future. The New Zealand Earth System Model is the most nuanced and complex description of our region's functions ever devised. 

Without a Trace - New Zealand Geographic
Without a Trace - New Zealand Geographic

In the wilds of Kahurangi National Park, a tramper disappears two days before Christmas, sparking a huge search and rescue effort. Nearly four years on, Alistair Levy still has not been found. 

Kirsty Mitchell's Wildest Dreams - Pro Photographer
Kirsty Mitchell's Wildest Dreams - Pro Photographer

British photographer Kirsty Mitchell's heartfelt series Wonderland has been a smash hit around the world.

Less is More
Less is More
Christchurch, reinvented - Silk Road, December 2016
Christchurch, reinvented - Silk Road, December 2016

A new city rises from the bones of old Christchurch.

Natural History 2.0 - New Zealand Geographic
Natural History 2.0 - New Zealand Geographic

Siobhan Leachman is rewriting the natural history of New Zealand, one encyclopedia entry at a time.

 

Aspiring's Forgotten Face - Wilderness
Aspiring's Forgotten Face - Wilderness

Inside the race to climb Mt Aspiring's North West Face.

Always the goatherd's daughter
Always the goatherd's daughter

Pettina Gappah makes peace with her literary success.

Conservation in the age of climate change - Pacific Standard, April 2016
Conservation in the age of climate change - Pacific Standard, April 2016

In New Zealand, as public funding for the environment falls, the government’s Department of Conservation is seeking partnerships with business. But what happens when conservationists get into bed with corporations?

 

A Walk Down Memory Lane - New Zealand Geographic
A Walk Down Memory Lane - New Zealand Geographic

The first new Great Walk in 24 years is a graveyard, too.

Sweet seduction - Sunday
Sweet seduction - Sunday

The bittersweet truth of sugar.

Rose Renton - Fairfax NZ
Rose Renton - Fairfax NZ

A profile of Rose Renton, medical marijuana campaigner. 

What lies beneath - Pro Photographer
What lies beneath - Pro Photographer

A profile of caving photographer Neil Silverwood, who shoots secret places deep underground. 

In their stride - Sunday
In their stride - Sunday

Time can't slow down the Silveraires, an over-50s marching team.

How to build a whale - The Nelson Mail
How to build a whale - The Nelson Mail
Back to School - Pro Photographer
Back to School - Pro Photographer

A glimpse into the classrooms of three lauded professional photographers who have dipped into the world of education

Wild Goose Chase - 1972
Wild Goose Chase - 1972

A windswept weekend out hunting, trying to kill a “beautiful pest” of a bird which does not want to be killed

Life is a noticeboard - Metro
Life is a noticeboard - Metro

The shaky handwriting. The profligate use of Vivid. The heartening refusal to use Trade Me. On every trip to the supermarket, I can’t help but read the homespun ads placed on community noticeboards, and walk away wondering about the people behind them. Finally, I gave four of them a call.

Wild Foods - North & South
Wild Foods - North & South

Nelson adventurer Andrew MacDonald has turned tramping into gourmet travel.

New Zealand's never-ending fire - BBC Travel
New Zealand's never-ending fire - BBC Travel

Unknown to most travellers – and indeed most locals – the tiny South Island village of Murchison is home to a bizarre bowl of flames that burns eternally in the bush.

Wire and Ice - Metro, September 2014
Wire and Ice - Metro, September 2014

A Christmas in Antarctica, tracking the ghosts of Scott and Shackleton alongside photographer Jane Ussher.

Home Truths series - Nelson Mail, December 2014
Home Truths series - Nelson Mail, December 2014

A tour of abandoned houses, examining the ghosts that remain.

International Man of Mystery - North & South, May 2015
International Man of Mystery - North & South, May 2015

Meet Leopold Bloom. 

Forty degrees of desert separation - The Sunday Star-Times, March 2014
Forty degrees of desert separation - The Sunday Star-Times, March 2014

Under Uluru

Hunt for the Aotearoa - Nelson Mail, March 2013
Hunt for the Aotearoa - Nelson Mail, March 2013

Somewhere in the Golden Bay bush lies a mystery and a legend, and potentially the key to a piece of aviation history.

The Last Great Explorers - Sunday Star Times, February 2015
The Last Great Explorers - Sunday Star Times, February 2015

Deep under the ground, a group of cavers are making history. 

Hard Times and Healing - Nelson Mail, May 2014
Hard Times and Healing - Nelson Mail, May 2014

For some, former Nelson Catholic boys' school Sunnybank was a place of loneliness and horrors. Recently, Wellington writer Hinemoana Baker visited the school with her father, and is turning his ghastly memories into poetry. 

Postcard from Nelson - March 2013
Postcard from Nelson - March 2013
Cold Comfort - The Press, May 2009
Cold Comfort - The Press, May 2009
A Woman of the Cloth - Your Weekend, June 2015
A Woman of the Cloth - Your Weekend, June 2015

Some collect classic cars. Nicole Topfer collects linen - and now she's turned her obsession into a business.

Looking west - Overland, July 2015
Looking west - Overland, July 2015

New Zealanders living in Australia get a raw deal, and most don't realise it. 

Secrets of the valleys of the dead - The New Zealand Herald, February 2009
Secrets of the valleys of the dead - The New Zealand Herald, February 2009

Even in the desolate, moon-like Dry Valleys of Antarctica, where there's water, there's life. 

She came to stay (book extract) - Your Weekend, December 2014
She came to stay (book extract) - Your Weekend, December 2014
What makes Renee tic? - Nelson Mail, May 2014
What makes Renee tic? - Nelson Mail, May 2014

Tourette's is a lonely, cliche-ridden battle for one Nelson mother.

Dirty washing -  The New Zealand Herald, May 2009
Dirty washing - The New Zealand Herald, May 2009

The cosmetics industry is riddled with these tiny plastic pellets of doom.

A Good Buzz - Heritage New Zealand, Spring 2017
The Age of Anxiety
Into the weeds - New Zealand Geographic
New Zealand's Next Top Model - New Zealand Geographic
Without a Trace - New Zealand Geographic
Kirsty Mitchell's Wildest Dreams - Pro Photographer
Less is More
Christchurch, reinvented - Silk Road, December 2016
Natural History 2.0 - New Zealand Geographic
Aspiring's Forgotten Face - Wilderness
Always the goatherd's daughter
Conservation in the age of climate change - Pacific Standard, April 2016
A Walk Down Memory Lane - New Zealand Geographic
Sweet seduction - Sunday
Rose Renton - Fairfax NZ
What lies beneath - Pro Photographer
In their stride - Sunday
How to build a whale - The Nelson Mail
Back to School - Pro Photographer
Wild Goose Chase - 1972
Life is a noticeboard - Metro
Wild Foods - North & South
New Zealand's never-ending fire - BBC Travel
Wire and Ice - Metro, September 2014
Home Truths series - Nelson Mail, December 2014
International Man of Mystery - North & South, May 2015
Forty degrees of desert separation - The Sunday Star-Times, March 2014
Hunt for the Aotearoa - Nelson Mail, March 2013
The Last Great Explorers - Sunday Star Times, February 2015
Hard Times and Healing - Nelson Mail, May 2014
Postcard from Nelson - March 2013
Cold Comfort - The Press, May 2009
A Woman of the Cloth - Your Weekend, June 2015
Looking west - Overland, July 2015
Secrets of the valleys of the dead - The New Zealand Herald, February 2009
She came to stay (book extract) - Your Weekend, December 2014
What makes Renee tic? - Nelson Mail, May 2014
Dirty washing -  The New Zealand Herald, May 2009
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A Good Buzz - Heritage New Zealand, Spring 2017

New Zealand was once a land without honeybees, but once they arrived, they quickly became vital to a fledgling nation. Now some of the earliest heritage sites in New Zealand are bringing back the buzz. 

The Age of Anxiety

Are micronutrients the answer to our mental health crisis?

Into the weeds - New Zealand Geographic

Cannabis is undergoing a radical image makeover

New Zealand's Next Top Model - New Zealand Geographic

A small group of Kiwi scientists is attempting to construct the ultimate crystal ball - a mathematical model of the Earth's natural systems so intricate it can predict the behaviour of our atmosphere, land, and seas, human industry and biological production, far into the future. The New Zealand Earth System Model is the most nuanced and complex description of our region's functions ever devised. 

Without a Trace - New Zealand Geographic

In the wilds of Kahurangi National Park, a tramper disappears two days before Christmas, sparking a huge search and rescue effort. Nearly four years on, Alistair Levy still has not been found. 

Kirsty Mitchell's Wildest Dreams - Pro Photographer

British photographer Kirsty Mitchell's heartfelt series Wonderland has been a smash hit around the world.

Less is More
Christchurch, reinvented - Silk Road, December 2016

A new city rises from the bones of old Christchurch.

Natural History 2.0 - New Zealand Geographic

Siobhan Leachman is rewriting the natural history of New Zealand, one encyclopedia entry at a time.

 

Aspiring's Forgotten Face - Wilderness

Inside the race to climb Mt Aspiring's North West Face.

Always the goatherd's daughter

Pettina Gappah makes peace with her literary success.

Conservation in the age of climate change - Pacific Standard, April 2016

In New Zealand, as public funding for the environment falls, the government’s Department of Conservation is seeking partnerships with business. But what happens when conservationists get into bed with corporations?

 

A Walk Down Memory Lane - New Zealand Geographic

The first new Great Walk in 24 years is a graveyard, too.

Sweet seduction - Sunday

The bittersweet truth of sugar.

Rose Renton - Fairfax NZ

A profile of Rose Renton, medical marijuana campaigner. 

What lies beneath - Pro Photographer

A profile of caving photographer Neil Silverwood, who shoots secret places deep underground. 

In their stride - Sunday

Time can't slow down the Silveraires, an over-50s marching team.

How to build a whale - The Nelson Mail
Back to School - Pro Photographer

A glimpse into the classrooms of three lauded professional photographers who have dipped into the world of education

Wild Goose Chase - 1972

A windswept weekend out hunting, trying to kill a “beautiful pest” of a bird which does not want to be killed

Life is a noticeboard - Metro

The shaky handwriting. The profligate use of Vivid. The heartening refusal to use Trade Me. On every trip to the supermarket, I can’t help but read the homespun ads placed on community noticeboards, and walk away wondering about the people behind them. Finally, I gave four of them a call.

Wild Foods - North & South

Nelson adventurer Andrew MacDonald has turned tramping into gourmet travel.

New Zealand's never-ending fire - BBC Travel

Unknown to most travellers – and indeed most locals – the tiny South Island village of Murchison is home to a bizarre bowl of flames that burns eternally in the bush.

Wire and Ice - Metro, September 2014

A Christmas in Antarctica, tracking the ghosts of Scott and Shackleton alongside photographer Jane Ussher.

Home Truths series - Nelson Mail, December 2014

A tour of abandoned houses, examining the ghosts that remain.

International Man of Mystery - North & South, May 2015

Meet Leopold Bloom. 

Forty degrees of desert separation - The Sunday Star-Times, March 2014

Under Uluru

Hunt for the Aotearoa - Nelson Mail, March 2013

Somewhere in the Golden Bay bush lies a mystery and a legend, and potentially the key to a piece of aviation history.

The Last Great Explorers - Sunday Star Times, February 2015

Deep under the ground, a group of cavers are making history. 

Hard Times and Healing - Nelson Mail, May 2014

For some, former Nelson Catholic boys' school Sunnybank was a place of loneliness and horrors. Recently, Wellington writer Hinemoana Baker visited the school with her father, and is turning his ghastly memories into poetry. 

Postcard from Nelson - March 2013
Cold Comfort - The Press, May 2009
A Woman of the Cloth - Your Weekend, June 2015

Some collect classic cars. Nicole Topfer collects linen - and now she's turned her obsession into a business.

Looking west - Overland, July 2015

New Zealanders living in Australia get a raw deal, and most don't realise it. 

Secrets of the valleys of the dead - The New Zealand Herald, February 2009

Even in the desolate, moon-like Dry Valleys of Antarctica, where there's water, there's life. 

She came to stay (book extract) - Your Weekend, December 2014
What makes Renee tic? - Nelson Mail, May 2014

Tourette's is a lonely, cliche-ridden battle for one Nelson mother.

Dirty washing - The New Zealand Herald, May 2009

The cosmetics industry is riddled with these tiny plastic pellets of doom.

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