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North & South January 2019

North & South is New Zealand’s premier monthly current affairs and lifestyle magazine, specialising in long-form investigative journalism, delivered by award-winning writers and photographers. North & South also showcases New Zealand ingenuity and creativity, explores the country and profiles its people. It is a touchstone of New Zealand life.

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New Zealand
Language:
English
Publisher:
Bauer Media Pty Ltd
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pick your path

Freedom is the name of the game when it comes to summer adventures – and the 2019 Ford Everest Titanium is the SUV to take you there. With exceptional fuel economy, bold, aerodynamic exterior and smart technology inside, this is so much more than an off-road vehicle. The Everest Titanium has a refined drivability that provides the ultimate urban 4X4 to fit with your lifestyle.Whether you’re getting the boat ready for a long-awaited fishing trip, heading to Sunday brunch with friends or embarking on a camping getaway, the Everest Titanium works with any environment. As dynamic on the road as it is off-roading, this epic SUV boasts all the specs you need for a superb ride.Jetskis, horse trailer, the boat or the retro caravan you’ve lovingly restored – tow…

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quintessential kiwi road trips

AORAKI MT COOK Ten of the best roads, showcasing the natural beauty of New Zealand: 1 OPOTIKI TO GISBORNE (SH35) 2 QUEENSTOWN TO MILFORD SOUND (SH94) 3 AUCKLAND TO CAPE REINGA (SH1) 4 CHRISTCHURCH TO AORAKI/ MT COOK NATIONAL PARK (SH83) 5 WAIHEKE ISLAND 6 WESTPORT TO GREYMOUTH (SH6) 7 FORGOTTEN WORLD HIGHWAY (SH43) 8 INVERCARGILL TO DUNEDIN VIA THE CATLINS (SH1) 9. AUCKLAND TO COROMANDEL (SH25) 10. ROTORUA - RAGLAN - WAITOMO - TAUPO (SH37) ■…

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bells & whistles

+ Big Towing Capacity: Be ready for any task with a 2.0L Bi-Turbo Diesel engine and maximum rated towing capability of 3,100kg. + Seven Airbags: A network of protection with front-seat driver and passenger airbags and seat-mounted side airbags. + Panoramic Power Moonroof: Open up your world to New Zealand’s big skies with a glass panoramic sunroof and powered sun blind. + Keyless Entry & Push Button Start: Set off without ever taking the key out of your pocket. + Terrain Management System: Tackle any surface, on-road or off, at the turn of a dial. + Active Park Assist: At the press of a button, this feature will find the right-size parking spot and steer itself in. For more information visit ford.co.nz ■…

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home truths

I WAS GETTING my self worked up about the state of our bathroom a few weeks ago, a home improvement niggle which wasn’t helped when the shower fitting sheared off and had to be stuck back together with silver duct tape. Not that I was worked up enough to go to Plumbing World or do anything useful; I just flicked through Your Home & Garden magazines and felt annoyed about other people’s sparkly bathrooms with their Villeroy & Boch basins and fancy shower heads.Then deputy editor Joanna Wane delivered her cover story Safe as Houses, and I felt like a selfish twit. Her feature opens with a description of the Whalley family of Matata and the home they built 25 years ago; a property they may have to…

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bumpy ground

Joanna Wane on Mt Eden (Maungawhau), one of 53 volcanic cones that shape Auckland’s landscape. (BILLIE TAYLOR) Deputy editor Joanna Wane has lived in Auckland under the shadow of a volcano for almost 30 years. Building New Zealand’s largest city on an active volcanic field might not have been the smartest call, in hindsight. But when Wane has been out of town for a while, it’s the swell of Rangitoto rising from the harbour that makes her feel like she’s home. Now she’s contemplating getting an e-bike (or even a Lime scooter) because if it looks like a new volcano is about to erupt and parts of the city are evacuated, the prospect of getting out by car is daunting.Wane says she had no idea New Zealand is…

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very short story time!

Check our next issue, on sale 14 January, for details on our 2019 Short, Short Story competition. Yes, it’s back – the competition that challenges New Zealand writers to produce small (up to 300 words) but perfectly formed pieces of fiction. Entry conditions to come. ■…

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