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6 October 2021

A photo of a bedroom featuring a sleeping person in bed, houseplants, and a print of Frank Lloyd Wright’s ‘Broadacre City’ - his plan for a ‘perfect but very imperfect community’ - is this year’s winner of the Simon Devitt Prize for Photography.


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The Challenge

  • Marama Muru-Lanning

    29 September 2021

    Kaumātua and kuia have a special place in Māori society that needs to be acknowledged in a time when Covid 19 forces changes to tikanga.

  • Gentle landscape painting

    29 September 2021

    There's evidence that looking at paintings can reduce stress and anxiety. A researcher wants to know if this phenomenon can help surgery patients heal.

  • Jim Metson

    23 September 2021

    Opinion: New Zealand’s Covid response has been praised for being led by research, expertise and evidence. Let’s use the same approach for all the big challenges we face, writes Jim Metson.

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