Reign of error


Issue 3690 29th Jan 2011

The English language is constantly changing, but when rules are flouted, confused communication is sure to follow.

Bouchier's law

By Geraldine Johns in

Issue 3690 29th Jan 2011

When Josephine Bouchier - the first member of the New Zealand judiciary to take maternity leave while serving on the bench - was made a judge at 35, some believed the Justice Minister had made a terrible error of judgment. But she has proved the critics wrong.

Fishy business

By Hamish McKenzie in

Issue 3690 29th Jan 2011

Drug cartels are running wild on the Texas-Mexico border, but Kiwi journalist Hamish McKenzie asks whether the story of a recent disappearance is too good to be true?

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