Hunter Calder

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Broken Bad: A country in the grip pf meth

A baby survives on Milo. A woman has her teeth knocked out. A grandfather avoids his own home. RNZ chronicles everyday life in a country teeming with …

Back to the wild! How letting Mother Nature reclaim prime farmland and allowing cattle and ponies to run free produced breathtaking results

With breathtaking speed, thickets of 3ft-high thistles were advancing over the ground, engulfing acre after acre. It was like the Day Of The …

Nature

An Ethical Slut

"Ethical slut" sounds oxymoronic to many, but not to me. I believe in integrity, and I love sex.<p>But in writing my column The New 60 for <i>The Advocate</i> and <i>The Good Men Project</i>, I've found that talking openly about my active sex life bothers many readers. Sex, like money, is one of the subjects most of …

18 green habits to adopt right now

Bar soap has much less packaging than liquid soap.<p>Not everyone can have an off-grid home and an electric car, but we can all adopt a few small habits …

Taupo couple consider making 'tiny house' business

A Taupo couple are considering building and selling "tiny houses" for a living after their own tiny house gained attention when it went up for …

Living Rooms

Story of a male escort

Let’s start with two lies: Josh Brandon is 21. I don’t know what Josh’s real name is, and when his age came up he said, “Let’s say 21.” He has blond choirboy hair, his body is pale and vulnerable and, on his beautiful face, innocence dances with filth across wide eyes and stung, parted lips. With …

LGBTQI travel: Somewhere over the rainbow

Chris Olwage looks at the best LGBTQI+ destinations and enjoys some queer experiences around the world Adventure requires a certain amount of …

LGBTQI

Here Is The Disturbing Truth About How Some Of Your Favorite Foods Are Made

We live in a time of information overload. Facts are at our fingertips. Any day, any time we can learn more, deeper truths about things that are …

Food

How our housing choices make adult friendships more difficult

I often think about a piece I read in 2015 in the Atlantic, by Julie Beck, called "How Friendships Change in Adulthood." I suspect it will ring true for Vox readers of, uh, a certain age. Like my age, for instance. Old, is what I'm saying.<p>I do think, however, that Beck left out an interesting piece …

A Survivor’s Life

This searing, intimate feature tells the story of Cheyeanne Fitzgerald, the youngest survivor of the Umpqua Community College shooting in Roseburg …

The strange case of the disappearing Hamilton homelessness survey

<b>‘Beggars pretending to look homeless by bringing props to streets’ blared a recent One News report, citing as evidence a survey of the homeless</b> …

Sociology

Our problem with P

A slideshow of before-and-after pictures plays against the backdrop of a black velveteen wall. A pretty girl; now she’s covered in spots. A …

New Zealand

20 Travel Hacks To Save You Time, Money & Stress

Experienced travellers know that everything from overpriced flights and foreign transaction fees to the dreaded middle seat can put a serious damper …

Rohingya Muslim refugees are clinging to the wreckage in Bangladesh

RelatedArticlesModule - Rohingya muslim refugees<p><i>Half a million Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar and are struggling with disease and hunger in a</i> …

Human Rights

Inside The Dark, Dangerous World of Chemsex

When Stephen Port was convicted last week of the rape, drugging, and murder of four young men, police began to look again at dozens more cases involving date-rape drugs. But an investigation by BuzzFeed News into the hidden world of "chemsex" reveals, through unprecedented first person testimony, …

Sexuality

Why do we work so hard?

Ryan Avent reckons that our jobs have become prisons from which we don’t want to escape<p>W<b>hen I was</b> young, there was nothing so bad as being asked to …

20 Brutal Truths About Life No One Wants to Admit | Inc.com

It's much easier to talk about the weather, sports, and celebrities than your fear of mortality.<p>Unfortunately, the more time you spend pretending that ultimate truths don't exist, the more time you waste not being your authentic self and getting the most out of every precious second.<p>Time, not …

Happiness

Rachel Stewart: Don't feel sorry for farmers

The urban/rural divide. Is it as wide and deep as the Grand Canyon? Or just a small hop across a watercress-filled ditch? Let's explore.Ten days to …

Grand Canyon

The Big Read: The missing people of New Zealand

Eighteen years ago Graham Vanstone left his dad's house on Father's Day, and was never seen again.<p>The 49-year-old left his father Alan's house at …

The Epidemic of Gay Loneliness - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing editor and producer of Highline.<p>Creative Direction & Design - Sandra Garcia<p>Sandra is the creative director of Highline.<p>Development & Design - Gladeye<p>Gladeye is a New Zealand-based digital design agency.<p>Photo credits:<p>Cover image: PG/Magnum …

The future isn't going anywhere, so why did Christchurch rebuild the city of yesterday?

Other options: The East Frame is promised, but the land has not all been sold by the Crown so there may still be community opportunities there.<p>It's a …

The Pencilsword: Inequality Tower

Top journalists reveal the best reporting advice they have received

Journalism as a profession is more art than science. There are few codified rules of the trade, no official list of industry do’s and don’ts. All of …

Through the Maze: 'Out of sight, out of mind'

<b>OUR MENTAL HEALTH JOURNEY</b><p><b>"Out of sight, out of mind"</b> - Unknown<br>CHAPTER ONE<p>Henry Schultze died on a bloody mattress at Mt View Lunatic Asylum in 1895.</b> …

Break the Silence: Self-harm epidemic 'elephant in room'

Warning: This article is about suicide and may be distressing for some readers. • Almost half of our teenagers will self-harm before they leave high …

Depression

Should prisoners be allowed to have sex?

The issue is political kryptonite. Photo: Flickr/David ZoppoSeventeen years ago, in the winter chill of the debating chamber, Matt Robson stood …

Human Rights

Break the Silence: 'The S word' - Gagged principals question whether we're giving teens best care possible

Warning: This article is about youth suicide and may be distressing for some readers. It was in early June 2012, as New Zealand was edging into …

Teens

Fiona Barber: SUV great pretenders

Oh the places you'll go... the school gate, the supermarket, the orthodontist's and the office.<p><b>OPINION:</b> Ever since I read Ben Elton's <i>Gridlock</i>, I've …

He Pours White Vinegar Inside His Toilet Tank. Now Watch When He Flushes… BRILLIANT!

Keeping a house clean can be one heck of a challenge, and to be honest, include me in the group of people who are not very good at it. I mean, it’s …

Hacking