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North & South (New Zealand magazine)

North & South is a New Zealand monthly national current affairs magazine, specialising in long-form investigative stories and photojournalism. The editorial content is rounded out by brief, upbeat stories on interesting, inventive New Zealanders and endeavours; columns, books, music, food and travel.

North & South
EditorVirginia Larson
CategoriesCurrent affairs
Circulation27,724 *NZ Audit Bureau of Circulation (July-Dec 2009)
Year founded1986
First issueApril 1986
CompanyBauer Media
CountryNew Zealand
Based inAuckland


History and profileEdit

North & South was launched in April 1986[1] by Metro Publications - Mick Mason and Bruce Palmer, under editor Robyn Langwell. ACP Magazines then sold to ACP.[2] It is now published by Bauer Media NZ, based in Auckland.[1] Bauer Media NZ acquired the title in September 2012.[2] Virginia Larson succeeded Robyn Langwell as editor in 2008.

The magazine has won more than 300 journalism, photography and design awards, including multiple MPA Magazine of the Year awards, Citi Journalism Awards for Excellence and Wolfson Fellowships to the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.[citation needed]


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


  1. ^ a b "North & South". Bauer Media Group. Retrieved 6 November 2015.
  2. ^ a b Merja Myllylahti (23 November 2012). "JMAD New Zealand Media Ownership Report 2012" (PDF). JMAD. Retrieved 1 November 2016.[dead link]

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