The Friday Poem: Her uncle’s eye by Jenny Powell

A new poem from Dunedin poet Jenny Powell.

After CEO exit, the big question for Oranga Tamariki: reform it or scrap it and start again?

The chief executive of Oranga Tamariki is quitting, leaving behind an agency she's admitted suffers from structural racism.

Did everyone spontaneously applaud Amanda Palmer in a Havelock North cafe? A Spinoff investigation

Right now, our most fiery national debate is over whether New Zealanders were nice to the singer Amanda Palmer in a café.

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending January 22

This week's top books tend toward the existential.

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The archetypal explorer: Estère on transforming into a pelican

Musician and producer Estère is exploring Jungian archetypes through her music.

Who polices the police: Trash Facebook comments edition

Why are there so many offensive comments on the New Zealand Police Facebook page and are they breaking the law?

Understanding investing, part two: How to plan

Our guide to stopping procrastinating and actually (finally) getting on top of investing. Because there’s a good chance that if you’re reading this, you don’t know a single thing about it.

The Dunedin district fostering the next generation of startups

In a historic corner of Dunedin, startup culture is thriving.

The Fold: Stuff owner Sinead Boucher on how she bought the company for $1

Summer reissue: The Fold's very first guest is back to tell Duncan Greive how she pulled off the media deal of the year.

Who are the men looking for love on The Bachelorette NZ?

Tara Ward hands out her first impression roses as she dives deep into the sea of single men vying to win The Bachelorette NZ’s heart. 

A crash course on how to hold a conversation about the America’s Cup

New to sailing? With the Prada Cup resuming this weekend, here's how to bluff your way into sounding like a pro. 

On the Rag: What is imposter syndrome and how do we destroy it?

Summer reissue: Join Michèle A’Court, Alex Casey, Leonie Hayden and a lineup of incredibly successful Kiwi women as they confront their imposter syndrome once and for all. 

Business is Boring: How All Good is once again changing the banana game

For Simon Coley and All Good, bringing fair trade bananas to New Zealand supermarkets is just the beginning.

Review: He’ll Be Right deftly challenges what it means to be a modern man

How Stuff's latest podcast shines a much-needed light on Aotearoa's complex relationship with masculinity.

What I learnt walking Te Araroa for 50 days

In an ordinary season, Te Araroa is bustling. We’re walking it in a not-so-ordinary season.

The new store selling delicious Mexican sandwiches to hungry Aucklanders

Miss Torta in central Auckland is putting the spotlight on a snack that's commonplace in Mexico, but until now relatively unknown in New Zealand. You've heard of a torta, but what …