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June 18, 2016

Some claim that Europeans and Chinese beat Tasman and even Polynesians to these shores.


Arrival rivals

Some claim that Europeans and Chinese beat Tasman and even Polynesians to these shores. by Matthew Wright

Waste not want

Volunteers are collecting needlessly discarded food to supply the poor. by Rebecca Macfie

East side story

A former Nato commander warns that Russia is on the warpath. by Cathrin Schaer

Should they stay or should they go?

With Brits about to vote on whether to quit the European Union, Don McKinnon looks at what’s expected to be a closely run race

Sky’s ‘not at its limit’

Sky’s chief executive says the network is playing the long game. by Tina Morrison

‘I’m always a bit sceptical about the truth’

Auckland War Memorial Museum director Roy Clare reckons it’s preferable to focus on perspectives. by Clare de Lore


Health Seven to nine hours’ sleep is your best bet for staying healthy. by Nicky Pellegrino

Food Rather than being a vege to sneer at, cabbage is on trend. by Lauraine Jacobs

Wine Our great summer was even better for wine producers. by Michael Cooper

Sport Muhammad Ali became a global symbol, but it cost him dearly. by Paul Thomas

Psychology Do some people not dream, or just not remember them? by Marc Wilson

Science Could life have been bombed into existence by comets? by Rebecca Priestley

Heritage Auckland’s largest major remnant of ancient Maori stone gardens. by Geoff Chapple


Creation & curation

Govett-Brewster Art Gallery’s latest “acquisition” comes via London’s Serpentine Galleries, Tate Britain and the Venice Biennale. by Megan Dunn

Books Diary-style writing from Thom Conroy, startling revelations in a batch of biographies, and Daryl McLaughlan on his new mystery “about mathematics and labyrinths and giants and reality”

Music From Car Seat Headrest, Mudcrutch, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Jordi Savall and Robert King

Film Marguerite and Money Monster



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

TV Review Diana Wichtel

Bulletin from Abroad Rachel Morris in Washington DC

Politics Jane Clifton

Life Bill Ralston


Diversions & Puzzles

Wordsworth Gabe Atkinson


Television Fiona Rae

Online Fiona Rae

TV Films Ryan Holder

Radio Fiona Rae

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