July 27, 2013

by The Listener / 18 July, 2013
COVER STORY: Making the most of KiwiSaver

COVER STORY


KiwiSaver: Pick of the crop
As the amount of money in people’s KiwiSaver accounts becomes a tidy sum, it’s even more important for them to be in the right scheme.
by Paul McBeth

FEATURES


Mind field
Richard Moat is a life coach turned hypnotist turned motivational healer, and many believe people like him can cure serious illnesses
by Catherine Woulfe


A golden ride
Poet Kevin Ireland is celebrating 50 years in print but don’t think for a moment any laurels are being rested upon
by Mark Broatch

BOOKS & CULTURE


No exit
Before it was a film, The Quiet Earth was a novel by Craig Harrison. Bernard Beckett celebrates the reissue of a New Zealand classic


Books
The Quarry, by Iain Banks
The Keeper of Secrets, by Julie Thomas
Astray, by Emma Donoghue
The Fall of Light, by Sarah Laing
Graft, by Helen Heath

Art
Samuel Butler’s Darwinian fears are the starting point for the Dunedin group show Among the Machines
by David Eggleton

Cultural Curmudgeon
by Hamish Keith

Music
The former Brunette, Jonathan Bree, is solo in more than the musical sense
by Nick Bollinger

Life in New Zealand

Quips and quotes

COMMENTARY


Editorial
If we start planning for the retirement bulge soon, New Zealand might avert a fiscal crisis relatively painlessly.

Letters

Two minutes with: Neil Oliver
by Fiona Rae


Bulletin from Abroad
by David Mahon in Beijing

Politics
by Jane Clifton

Life
by Bill Ralston

TV Review: Mr Selfridge
by Diana Wichtel

THIS LIFE


Health
by Margo White

Science
by Rebecca Priestley

Psychology
by Marc Wilson

Nutrition
by Jennifer Bowden

Money
by Linda Sanders

Technology
by Peter Griffin

Food
by Lauraine Jacobs

Wine
by Michael Cooper

Sport
by Paul Thomas

Good to Grow
by Xanthe White

THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT


Documentaries on show at the 2013 New Zealand International Film Festival
by David Larsen

On at the movies
by David Larsen and Helene Wong

Bradford’s Hollywood

TV & Radio Listings: July 27 – August 2


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