Issue 3603 30th May 2009

New South African President Jacob Zuma is no Mandela. He's been called a corrupt, uneducated polygamist without a vision - but there's more to him than meets the eye.

Rebecca Priestley

By Guy Somerset in

Issue 3603 30th May 2009

Science writer and historian Rebecca Priestley, 41, is the winner of the inaugural $10,000 Royal Society of New Zealand Science Book Prize, New Zealand's first award for popular science writing: Priestley, a long-time contributor of articles and book reviews to the Listener, won with her anthology

One day at a time

By Sally Blundell in

Issue 3603 30th May 2009

Ranging from lions prowling the stalls of a historic cinema to a massive pile of urban junk blocking an inner-city street, the One Day Sculpture series has expanded New Zeaalnders' notion of art and where you might find it.

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