December 2, 2017

On sale November 27-December 3

 

Features

Train spotting II

At a time when we need to be cutting carbon emissions and road congestion, rail’s relevance has never been greater. by Rebecca Macfie

Truth and actualité

Donald Trump’s paid apologist gives a daily masterclass in how fundamentalists ignore behaviour that should offend them. by Paul Thomas

Man with a mic

Nothing’s left to chance when Guyon Espiner puts his headphones on for RNZ National’s flagship news programme, Morning Report. by Clare de Lore

Clearing the air

London’s epic fogs, which have seeped into our literature, culture and imagination, have fascinated author Christine Corton. by Diana Wichtel

Get in behind

The country’s major merino marketer aims to repeat its success with “unloved” strong wool by selling direct to manufacturers around the world. by Tina Morrison

 

This Life

Health Exercise is coming to the aid of people facing long waits for new joints. by Nicky Pellegrino

Nutrition Processing whole grains changes their structure and this can have consequences for our health. by Jennifer Bowden

Food The Food Books of the Year. by Lauraine Jacobs

Wine A tasting of Coleraine’s top vintages reveals an impressive overall standard. by Michael Cooper

Sport France’s winning the 2023 Rugby World Cup hosting rights is just another reason to close the door on winter. by Paul Thomas

Travel Tbilisi, Georgia

 

Books & Culture

50 Best Books for Kids

On a train or in a tree, at the bach or by the sea … enjoy 2017’s top reads for children and young adults. Selected by Anne Packer

Books By Jessica Townsend, Wu Ming-Yi, Robin Sloan and Elisa Lodato

Classical From the New Zealand Guitar Quartet, Suyeon Kang with Stephen De Pledge, and Steven Osborne and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Music From L.A.B., Bob Dylan

Film Goodbye Christopher Robin, Justice League

 

Commentary

Editorial

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

Back to Black Joanne Black

Bulletin from Abroad Bernard Lagan in Sydney

Politics Jane Clifton

Life Bill Ralston

The Good Life Michele Hewitson

 

Diversions

Diversions & Puzzles

Wordsworth Gabe Atkinson

 

That’s Entertainment

Television Fiona Rae

TV Films Fiona Rae

TV Review Diana Wichtel

Radio Fiona Rae

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