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September 3, 2016

Finance Special: Boost your money confidence with our KiwiSaver, investment and cash tips.


Best laid schemes

KiwiSaver returns may be unpredictable, but the often-ignored and sometimes large fees you pay are forever. by Pattrick Smellie

Alive and kicking

Author and critic Clive James has turned out three new books, despite being terminally ill. by Mark Broatch

Race? What race?
As the campaign gathers force to save Sir Edmund Hillary’s Hut at Scott Base, Tom Scott recalls the famous expedition in which the Everest conqueror stole a march on his leader.

The romantic pragmatist

It’s been a rough few weeks for Westie-as Cabinet minister Paula Bennett, but she remains her No 1 fan. by Michele Hewitson


Health Individualised treatment improves breast cancer patients’ prognosis. by Nicky Pellegrino

Technology Decision-making is being blindly outsourced. by Peter Griffin

Nutrition Shared meals teach children about manners and food. by Jennifer Bowden

Sport The Rio Games abounded in memorable moments. by Paul Thomas

Psychology Facial expressions tell a story. by Marc Wilson

Food Bethlehem’s Somerset Cottage aims to be part of the community. by Lauraine Jacobs

Wine One vineyard, one grape, one wine. by Michael Cooper

Travel In India, the sweet, aromatic tea can become addictive.


Paste-up poetry pioneer

After half a century of billsticking for rock bands’ gigs, Jim Wilson is taking New Zealand poets’ work to the world. by Sally Blundell

Books About Lecretia Seales and by Michel Faber, Jenny Bornholdt, Ed Yong, Stephen Robinson, and Richie McCaw

Crime  New titles from Michel Bussi, Zane Lovitt, Anne Holt, Stella Rimington and Sue Williams

Music From Jesse Sheehan, Angel Olsen, Wild Beasts and Pitch Black

Film Blood Father; David Brent: Life on the Road



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