September 10, 2016

by The Listener / 01 September, 2016
Havelock North has had one of the largest outbreaks of water-borne disease in the developed world, which is raising red flags around the country.

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Water woes

Havelock North has had one of the largest outbreaks of water-borne disease in the developed world, which is raising red flags around the country. by Rebecca Macfie

Dying in the dark

The death of a Christchurch woman has raised questions about safeguards for patients getting special access to innovative therapies. by Donna Chisholm

‘I realise how few egg donors there are’

The scientist dubbed Nanogirl talks about the rewarding but painful process of becoming an egg donor. by Clare de Lore

Boom in beer

The craft-beer business is exploding at home, but can it repeat wine’s offshore success? by Edwin Mitson

THIS LIFE


Health The hours we spend looking down at our digital devices can cause painful problems. by Ruth Nichol

Nutrition How a better diet can improve your asthma. by Jennifer Bowden

Technology Samsung’s Note 7 won’t muscle out the S7 any time soon. by Peter Griffin

Psychology As many as 76% of students admit to cheating. by Marc Wilson

Food With spring here, it’s a good time to start thinking about cold dishes and salads. by Lauraine Jacobs

Wine Nelson’s wines are well worth discovering. by Michael Cooper

Sport Hand-wringing about the gap between the All Blacks and their opponents misses the point of the game. by Paul Thomas

BOOKS & CULTURE


Art for work’s sake

Morgana O’Reilly used to let people lick her toes for a living. Then she got a proper job. by Michele Hewitson

Books About Miguel de Cervantes and novels by Stephanie Danler and Madeleine Thien

Non-fiction New titles from Flying Nun’s Roger Shepherd; editors Judith Bennett and Angela Wanhalla; Keggie Carew; Tyl von Randow; Dagmar Simon, Francesca Horsley and Raewyn Thorburn; Kiwi rowers Hamish Bond and Eric Murray; and adventurer Graeme Kendall

Classical Popular sacred compilations

Music From Shayne P Carter, Okkervil River, and Preoccupations

Film Bad Moms, Chasing Great

COMMENTARY


Editorial

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

Bulletin from Abroad Rachel Morris in Washington DC

TV Review Greg Dixon

Back to Black Joanne Black

Politics Jane Clifton

Life Bill Ralston

DIVERSIONS


Diversions & Puzzles

Wordsworth Gabe Atkinson

THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT


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