April 29, 2017

 

Features

Awash with dosh

The average pay for New Zealand’s top bosses has surged to over $1 million a year. So what impact is this having on the gap between the haves and the have-nots? by Rebecca Macfie

In Flanders fields

New Zealand’s most lethal military campaign was on the Western Front between 1916 and 1918. On the campaign’s worst day, a century ago this year, 845 Kiwis died trying to take a small Belgian village. by Matthew Wright

Beacon in the murk

HARDtalk interviewer Stephen Sackur once said a journalist needs “curiosity, courage and confidence”. After three decades as a newsman, he has all these attributes in spades. by Diana Wichtel

‘Our home was always full of books’

The woman in charge of the Hocken Collections derives enormous pleasure from the treasures in her professional care – and those in her own home. by Clare de Lore

 

This Life

Nutrition Pathogens and agricultural chemicals in fresh produce pose a risk that should be taken seriously. by Jennifer Bowden

Health A rare form of meningitis that puts newborns at risk. by Nicky Pellegrino

Technology New Huawei and Samsung phones are hogging Apple’s 10th-anniversary limelight. by Peter Griffin

Psychology Traumatic flashbacks after a spell in intensive care have been linked to excessive medication. by Marc Wilson

Food Matching Marlborough foods and wines makes for a happy culinary collision. by Lauraine Jacobs

Wine Not every medal-winner has a price to match. by Michael Cooper

Sport Sonny Bill Williams knows how professional sport operates. by Paul Thomas

 

Books & Culture

Beatty and Me

Booker Prize winner Paul Beatty talks about his love-hate relationship with writing and the creation of his scathing American satire, The Sellout. by Sarah Jane Barnett

Books Novelist James McNaughton guesses at how climate change might amplify our social ills, Ann Packer rounds up young-adult fiction and Christopher Moore looks at new local non-fiction.

Music James Belfield interviews Mike Fabulous (aka Lord Echo), and reviews his latest release and albums by Aimee Mann and indie supergroup BNQT.

Film Beyond the Known World, After the Storm

Commentary

Editorial

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

Bulletin from Abroad Rachel Morris in Washington DC

Politics Jane Clifton

TV Review Diana Wichtel

Back to Black Joanne Black

 

Diversions

Diversions & Puzzles

Wordsworth Gabe Atkinson

 

That’s Entertainment

Television Fiona Rae

Online Fiona Rae

TV Films Ryan Holder

Radio Fiona Rae

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