Other people's words

By Joanne Black in

Issue 3629 28th Nov 2009

As more lines from Witi Ihimaera's new novel are identified as having come from other authors' works, an American academic says the University of Auckland has not done enough to investigate.

Breaking news

By Diana Wichtel in

Issue 3629 28th Nov 2009

In the 40 years since the first national television news broadcast, we've gone from BBC-style bulletins to stylised, melodramatic packages designed to make news more "accessible".Are we better off?

This is it

By Sarah Barnett in

Issue 3629 28th Nov 2009

Are our attempts at limiting global warming a case of too little, too late? Scientists paint a dismal picture of a future in which fire, famine and flood are commonplace.

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