Sarah Lang

Sarah Lang is the books and culture writer for Wellington magazine Capital, and otherwise writes mainly for Next and North & South magazines. She's also a tutor at the NZ Writers' College and runs the Wellington Classic Literature book group.

Society
Mar 24, 2019

On being a better neighbour

Neighbours Day Aotearoa, the annual celebration of neighbourhoods and the power of human connection, starts this weekend. It's a timely reminder of the big rewards that can come from small gestures, writes Sarah Lang.

Read on.

Society
Dec 14, 2017

Scorching Bay: Why this heatwave is making Wellingtonians a little loopy

'The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in Wellington,' Mark Twain almost said (the apocryphal saying is actually about San Francisco, close enough). But not this year. The city is basking in a long stretch of hot weather – and some residents are not coping.

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Society
Nov 24, 2016

Work write-off week: how the earthquake (and Trump) gave Wellingtonians an unwelcome holiday

Did anyone in Wellington actually get any work done last week? Sarah Lang suspects not.

Read on.


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