Mar - Apr 2015



Carnivorous plants

Street art

Pet day




Street wise

Graffiti or street art? Virtuosity or urban menace? While arguments rage over the definition, clandestine art of every colour is changing the face of the Christchurch CBD.


The Pacific way

Social entrepreneur Emeline Afeaki-Mafile’o is responsible for a South Auckland mentoring programme, several strands of community-based government policy, an Otahuhu high school and 100 per cent of Tonga’s coffee industry.

Living World

Meat lovers

There’s ghoulish appeal in the paradox of plants that eat animals. Flora with an appetite for meat thrive in parts of New Zealand untenable for other plant life.


No place like home

More than 30,000 New Zealanders lack a proper home, and live instead in cars, caravan parks, night shelters, boarding houses or on the street. It’s one of the most striking symptoms of a country in which people lead increasingly precarious lives. 

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