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By Alina Suchanski Reading time: 14 minutes Dubbed “the common cold of mental illness”, depression has reached epidemic proportions amongst European nations and English speaking countries. At the other end of the spectrum, there are languages that don’t even have a word for ‘depression’. Alina Suchanski explores...

By Philippa Hadlow Reading time: 14 minutes As a kid, Janeen Page was always making stuff. ‘Real’, functional stuff. She was intrigued by the process of how an object – a barbie doll, for instance - would be perfectly formed, as if by magic. She wondered what...

By Katie Stone Reading time: 12 minutes Indigestion? Aching knees? Skin infection? There’s a plant for that. And it could be growing right in your garden. Natural medicine is a flourishing industry in New Zealand. In 2019, our natural health products industry made a revenue of NZD$2.3 billion:...