January 21, 2017

 

Features

Stroke of good fortune

A new technique that allows doctors to remove clots from the brain is being hailed as the biggest revolution in stroke treatment in 20 years. by Donna Chisholm

Hunters and collectors

Seed hunters are travelling the world collecting wild relatives of our most lucrative crop – pasture – so scientists can breed ­super-grass. by Eloise Gibson

Arresting development

Chris Cahill grew up in a household dominated by women and is determined female voices will be heard at the top level of the Police Association. by Clare de Lore

Political science

The planet’s most urgent challenges will be solved only if governments put science before self-interest in policymaking. by Robert G Patman

For better or worse

Relegated to life as a wife and mother, Anne McCahon had artistic talent to burn – and now, more than 70 years after she did her last painting, she is finally getting her own show. by Michele Hewitson

Biotech’s rebirth

Kiwi biotechnology businesses are piquing renewed investor interest. by Fiona Rotherham

 

This Life

Nutrition Look for evidence-based recommendations – and keep an eye on your iron and calcium intake. by Jennifer Bowden

Psychology While inmates’ psychiatric problems go unsolved, our imprisonment rates will remain high. by Marc Wilson

Health Belonging to a dementia-friendly book group could improve sufferers’ lives and social interactions. by Ruth Nichol

Technology Gadgets that will transport you beyond reality. by Peter Griffin

Travel The Memorial to Heroic Self Sacrifice in Postman’s Park, London.

Food Avocados and tomatoes are perfect partners. by Lauraine Jacobs

Wine Gutsy reds for summer barbecues. by Michael Cooper

Sport Scepticism is greeting a hurried rugby tackle rule change aimed at kicking head injuries to touch. by Paul Thomas

 

Books & Culture

Dream team A new opera about poet, novelist and journalist Robin Hyde is the result of a collaboration between one of our leading composers and a major poet. by Elizabeth Kerr

Books About a musical conversation between Seiji Ozawa and Haruki Murakami, Maori Television’s first 10 years, New Zealand wine and our coffee culture, and Margaret Drabble’s new novel

A Way with Words Tim Wilson

Music From the Flaming Lips, Hiss Golden Messenger and Childish Gambino

Film Jackie

 

Commentary

Editorial

Letters Plus Caption Competition, Quips & Quotes, Life in NZ and 10 Quick Questions

Bulletin from Abroad Cathrin Schaer in Berlin

TV Review Diana Wichtel

Back to Black Joanne Black

Life Bill Ralston

 

Diversions

Diversions & Puzzles

Wordsworth Gabe Atkinson

 

That’s Entertainment

Television Catherine Woulfe

Online Catherine Woulfe

TV Films Catherine Woulfe

Radio Catherine Woulfe

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