He’s our best classical artist and concertmaster of the Auckland Philharmonia. RICHARD BETTS has a wide-ranging conversation with Andrew Beer.
PAT PILCHER looks down the newly announced long lenses to be found on the next batch of Oppo smartphones.
Is it just envy? A popular UK media outlet slams NZ’s Covid-19 response, and our own PAT PILCHER hits back with the facts.
Still a cult act when they toured NZ in 1981, The Cure were down-to-earth enough to “hang” with their Wellington fans and even jam with a local group, writes GARY STEEL.
Forty years ago the Screaming Meemees were a genuine pop sensation in NZ. GARY STEEL marks the occasion with two stories from 1981.
Let’s face it, pets can be problematic. But there’s some really great gadgetry available to take the burden out of the beast. Animal lover PAT PILCHER outlines the goodness.
Raising kids is an object lesson in the flaws of humanity, but small signals keep optimism’s flame burning, writes GARY STEEL.
GARY STEEL pulls yet another mouldy 40-year-old story out of his considerable behind. This one’s about an obscure Wellington group called The Digits.