In this week's Listener – November 24, 2018

by The Listener / 19 November, 2018

November 24, 2018

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Features


The whole food story

As more of us swallow pills to cover dietary lapses, new research suggests our money is better spent on hero vegetables. by Jennifer Bowden

Circadian blues

Exposure to LED lights in our homes, offices and streets is disrupting our body clocks and putting us at risk of depressive disorders, obesity and cancers, according to a major new report. by Peter Griffin

Gerry Mander is in da House

Far from being Trump’s near-“complete victory”, the midterms mean opportunities for rigging US electoral boundaries have swung back towards the Democrats. by Paul Thomas

Flower power

Green fingers are in Kate Hillier’s DNA. They have brought her halfway around the world and to the task of directing the New Zealand Flower & Garden Show. by Clare de Lore

Memory lane

The appalling toll of World War I on a generation of young men resulted in a lonely existence for many women. by David Hill

This Life


Health New Zealand lags in early detection and treatment of secondary breast cancer. by Nicky Pellegrino

Food The quality of chocolate in New Zealand is improving all the time and it makes a wonderful raw ingredient in the kitchen for desserts and sweet treats. by Lauraine Jacobs

Wine “Whiz-bang technology” and Mr Merlot deliver the goods. by Michael Cooper

Psychology Living standards and asset accumulation are important predictors of future mental health. by Marc Wilson

Sport Kiwi Joe Schmidt has a chance of adding to Irish rugby’s storied history this weekend. by Paul Thomas

Books & Culture


100 Best Books of 2018 The Listener's annual selection of the top reads of the year. by Russell Baillie and contributors

Music Reissues of the Beatles' White Album 50 years on

Theatre Movers, a play about a company of furniture movers, examines stereotypes of age, race and class

Film The Old Man & the Gun, The Girl in the Spider's Web

Commentary


Editorial

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

Bulletin from Abroad Cathrin Schaer in Berlin

Back to Black Joanne Black

Life Bill Ralston

Politics Jane Clifton

The Good Life Greg Dixon

Diversions


Diversions & Puzzles

Wordsworth Gabe Atkinson

That’s Entertainment


Television Fiona Rae

TV Films Fiona Rae

Radio Fiona Rae

TV Review Diana Wichtel

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