June 2, 2018

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Against the grain

As many as 100,000 New Zealanders, many of them undiagnosed, are afflicted by coeliac disease. But treatments are on the horizon. by Nicky Pellegrino

Stormy waters

Scandal piles on scandal for United States President Donald Trump. by Paul Thomas

The Jones boy

New Zealand First’s master of the orotund and gnomic utterance insists he’s just an ordinary bloke. by Michele Hewitson

Lessons from a different child

After damaging surgery as a child, Mani Bruce Mitchell is fighting to ensure that intersex children are treasured, not fixed. by Clare de Lore

This Life

Health Smartphones are a popular new tool in the battle against skin cancer. by Ruth Nichol

Nutrition Your blood group may hold the key to your optimum diet. by Jennifer Bowden

Food As autumn turns to winter, it’s time to set the soup pot simmering. by Lauraine Jacobs

Wine Gewürztraminer is hard to say but easy to drink. by Michael Cooper

Psychology The words we use for people and places assert our identity in the world. by Marc Wilson

Sport John Hart wrote the rules on how to assemble an All Blacks squad and they still hold true. by Paul Thomas

Technology Google wants to give us back some of the time our smartphones stole. by Peter Griffin

Travel Delhi food tours. by Peter Calder


Books & Culture

All in the execution The Indian Ink Theatre Company has gained American backing for a new play about the inventor of the electric chair. by Francesca Horsley

Books By Kevin Powers, Joanna Trollope and Zadie Smith, a thriller set in North Korea and a round-up of crime fiction.

Music From Julia Deans

Classical A Gillian Whitehead compilation

Film David Hockney at the Royal Academy of Arts, The Bookshop




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 & Puzzles

Wordsworth Gabe Atkinson


That’s Entertainment

Television Fiona Rae

TV Films Fiona Rae

TV Review Diana Wichtel

Radio Fiona Rae

TV programmes

Radio programmes


Comedian Jo Brand on the benefits of not giving a toss
100970 2019-01-20 00:00:00Z Profiles

Comedian Jo Brand on the benefits of not giving a…

by Diana Wichtel

Jo Brand’s deadpan style is deceptive, as some blokes have discovered to their very public cost.

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Green Book: A racially themed road-trip drama that stays within the white lines
101345 2019-01-20 00:00:00Z Movies

Green Book: A racially themed road-trip drama that…

by James Robins

Green Book joins a long tradition of civil-rights era movies that barely scratch the surface.

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How I caught Marie Kondo's tidying up bug
101329 2019-01-20 00:00:00Z Television

How I caught Marie Kondo's tidying up bug

by Diana Wichtel

Four episodes into Netflix’s Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, something snapped.

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The vital importance of full sleep cycles
100962 2019-01-20 00:00:00Z Health

The vital importance of full sleep cycles

by Mark Broatch

It’s a myth that older adults need less sleep, says University of California professor of neuroscience and psychology Matthew Walker.

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101413 2019-01-20 00:00:00Z Life in NZ

Searching Great Barrier Island for the meaning of…

by Joanna Wane

Joanna Wane goes to Great Barrier Island in search of the answer to life, the universe and everything.

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Australian classic Storm Boy gets a modern remake
101340 2019-01-19 00:00:00Z Movies

Australian classic Storm Boy gets a modern remake

by James Robins

The biggest beak in Oz screen history returns in a remake of a 1970s favourite.

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Go South: The NZ travel show with no narration or score
101364 2019-01-19 00:00:00Z Television

Go South: The NZ travel show with no narration or…

by Russell Brown

New Zealand jumps on the captivating, if time-consuming, bandwagon of televising cross-country journeys.

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The downsides of tiny houses
101357 2019-01-19 00:00:00Z Property

The downsides of tiny houses

by Megan Carras

Tiny houses look marvellous but have a dark side. Here are three things they don’t tell you on marketing blurb.

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