August 25, 2018

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Features

All that’s green is gold

Half of New Zealand’s greenhouse-gas emissions come from agriculture. The billion-dollar question is how we maintain productivity while reducing emissions. by Veronika Meduna

Information is power

Free speech doesn’t mean freedom from consequences, says scourge of the US alt-right David Neiwert. by Diana Wichtel

Defiant in the face of denial

Turkish visitor Taner Akçam has spent 30 years building proof of the Armenian genocide – an ethnic cleansing our Government still fails to acknowledge.
by James Robins

This Life

Health For a “nice to have” organ, the gall bladder can cause a lot of problems – and pain. by Ruth Nichol

Nutrition Checking how many health stars food items have is a good habit, but don’t read too much into them. by Jennifer Bowden

Food Lemons add cut-through to baked treats. by Lauraine Jacobs

Wine Some labels stretch the limits of credibility – and not all experts are “independent”. by Michael Cooper

Psychology Young people need to feel good about themselves without getting carried away. by Marc Wilson

Technology Reboot your career before robots kick you out of a job. by Peter Griffin

Sport Calls for Richie Mo‘unga to replace Beauden Barrett in the All Blacks pecking order are premature. by Paul Thomas

 

Books & Culture

Still in the Hunt At 72, Sam Hunt isn’t performing any more but the poems keep coming and he’s not about to call last drinks, just yet. by Russell Baillie

Exhibitions Wellington’s City Gallery and Auckland Museum present different aspects of women’s suffrage.

Books An innovative and diverting modernist love story by Kirsty Gunn;  contemporary fiction by Isa Pearl Ritchie, David Park and Patrick Gale; a story collection by Emily Writes and friends; young adults’ fiction by Scot Gardner; an argument against the rise of meaningless jobs, by David Graeber

Music From Neil and Liam Finn

Film Book Club, The Spy Who Dumped Me

 

Commentary

Editorial

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

Back to Black Joanne Black

Life Bill Ralston

Politics Jane Clifton

The Good Life Michele Hewitson

 

Diversions

Diversions & Puzzles

Wordsworth Gabe Atkinson

 

That’s Entertainment

Television Catherine Woulfe

TV Films Ryan Holder

TV Review Diana Wichtel

Radio Catherine Woulfe

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