December 8-14 2012 Issue 3787by Listener Archive
<h3>COVER STORY</h3> <h4>Diagnosis danger</h4>
Diagnosis danger - is your doctor doing more harm than good?
Margo White reports on the many people who are receiving medical treatments that are doing them more harm than good - and are completely unaware of it. Also in this issue, Karyn Scherer reports on the importance of automated defibrillators; and Guyon Espiner talks with internationally celebrated Marilyn Waring who was recently named on a list of 50 people who will change the world.
When Alistair Stuart MacLean sent his heroes up a sheer cliff, he knew he had to have a New Zealander in charge.Read more
If we want to feed the masses without wrecking the planet with more intensive agriculture, we might need to reframe our attitude to insects.Read more
A group of young artists are making sure their voices are heard in the discussion of decolonisation and the representation of Pacific bodies.Read more
Photographer Rebecca Zephyr Thomas describes how an anti-fashion phase has stuck with her through her life.Read more
Auckland's mayor Phil Goff is approaching his six-month mark in office saying he believes his two big budget ideas will eventually come through.Read more
A forgotten tragedy befell our first Special Forces in Churchill’s second bid for the Dardanelles.Read more