What's inside North & South's May 2019 issue?by North & South
In the May issue of North & South, on sale now.
Cover story: The power of persuasion
By Joanna Wane
Kiwis are losing millions of dollars in online scams – and you could be the next victim.
Christchurch special: Come together
By Ken Downie and Jenny Nicholls
A week after the terror attack, people of many faiths gathered in support of the Muslim community at our oldest mosque.
Antidote to bigotry?
By Mike White
A reflection on the people met and the lessons learnt while travelling in the Muslim world.
Crossing the divide
By Joanna Wane
How do we keep alive the compassion and sense of unity that have made the past few weeks bearable?
Do lone-wolf terrorists really act alone?
By security and crime scientists Devon Polaschek, Maryanne Garry and Joe Burton
A special report on what drives violent extremists to action – and how to prevent future attacks.
Short show stoppers
Announcing the “flash-fiction” winners of our Short, Short Story competition.
Sense of an ending: Sharon O'Brien
By Hannah Brown
A Matatā mother of four is still experiencing growth and change at the very end of her life.
Face to face with Jan Hellriegel
By Joanna Wane
The singer, songwriter and “suburban philosopher” is writing herself back into our music history.
Growth towns: Under the Ōtaki sun
By Sharon Stephenson
For city escapees, the “unfashionable end’ of the Kāpiti Coast is coming into its own.
Margo White longs for the days when footpaths were safe.
Jenny Nicholls on the “unseen cogs of the natural world”.
Bevan Rapson looks at a soul-searching time for MPs.
Cancer patient Graham Adams says yes to Big Pharma.
Ray Prebble splits hairs – and infinitives.
Theresa Healey brings the Queen’s 65-year reign to the stage.
The Milk (Can) Man
Ian Spellerberg’s curious collection recalls a time gone by.
Surely You Jest
Snapchat sensation Tom Sainsbury is up for a Billy T Award.
The colourful world of Guyana-born storyteller Mona Williams.
Unlocking the mysteries of African art.
Goldsmith Kobi Bosshard and his filmmaker daughter Andrea.
Chef Josh Emett has created a “food bible” of classic dishes.
Mike White visits the quarter-acre paradise of Waikaia in Southland.
High Heels & Gumboots
Rebecca Hayter swaps city life for 10 acres in Golden Bay.
Today marks 50 years since humans landed on the Moon, a feat achieved thanks to Kiwi scientist William Pickering and his team.Read more
For New Zealanders, the Cricket World Cup final was a brutal reminder of sport’s great paradox. But there's hope on the horizon.Read more
We may decry the notion, but the hostile use of space is creeping into the plans of various countries.Read more
If US$154 billion to land 12 men on the Moon seems excessive, consider the things we use every day that had their roots in a Nasa lab.Read more
Mike White talks to investigator Tim McKinnel, who says police often turn a blind eye to possible corruption out of a misplaced sense of loyalty.Read more
PM Jacinda Ardern has doubled down on her criticism of Australia's deportation policy as "corrosive", ahead of her meeting with Scott Morrison.Read more
Te Aniwa Hurihanganui looks at the outdated Adoption Act and its impact on Māori who grew up desperate to reconnect.Read more
Women with complications caused by deeply embedded vaginal mesh are being helped by a pioneering surgical technique.Read more