North & South (New Zealand magazine)

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North & South
Editor Virginia Larson
Categories Current affairs
Frequency Monthly
Circulation 27,724 *NZ Audit Bureau of Circulation (July-Dec 2009)
First issue 1986
Company Bauer Media
Country New Zealand

North & South is a monthly magazine published in New Zealand by Bauer Media. It was founded in 1986, and famously documented the end of the Lange Labour government in 1989. Its name relates to the two main islands of New Zealand, whilst alluding to the 1855 novel by Elizabeth Gaskell. The magazine's tagline is 'Thinking New Zealand'.

In 2010, the magazine was New Zealand's best-read monthly current affairs and lifestyle magazine (Nielsen National Readership Survey (March 09–April 2010).

Complaints made regarding an article about the NCEA were upheld by the New Zealand Press Council, who criticised the article as unfair and unbalanced.[1]


A number of prominent New Zealand journalists have written for North and South. These include:


  1. ^ Neale, Imogen (17 October 2011). "North & South NCEA article unfair, unbalanced". Retrieved 24 April 2013. 

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