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


Can Kiwibuild be rescued?
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Can Kiwibuild be rescued?

by RNZ

Labour’s Kiwibuild was touted as a solution to a housing crisis borne out of record immigration, demand outstripping supply, rocketing construction co

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Theresa May resigns: How the UK leadership race could play out from here
How SO/ Auckland will transport you to another world
103967 2019-05-27 00:00:00Z Where to go in Auckland

How SO/ Auckland will transport you to another wor…

by Noted

SO/ Auckland is taking the concept of what a hotel can be and spinning it on its head.

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Could Christian soldiers march no-mates National into office?
106299 2019-05-26 00:00:00Z Politics

Could Christian soldiers march no-mates National i…

by Bill Ralston

It appears we may have the second coming of a Christian party at the next election. Well, actually, it is at least the fifth coming of one.

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Vincent O’Malley: Why we need to open up about past Māori and Pākehā conflict
106234 2019-05-26 00:00:00Z History

Vincent O’Malley: Why we need to open up about pas…

by Sally Blundell

Calls are growing for us to take a more honest look at our past, particularly the wars over land and power that shaped the country.

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Scott Morrison: How a 'doomed' PM stormed the country with one killer line
106291 2019-05-26 00:00:00Z World

Scott Morrison: How a 'doomed' PM stormed the coun…

by Bernard Lagan

As Australia’s tourism tsar 13 years ago, Scott Morrison oversaw the rollicking “So where the bloody hell are you?’’ ad campaign.

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What you need to know about knee replacements
105774 2019-05-26 00:00:00Z Health

What you need to know about knee replacements

by Ruth Nichol

Replacement knee joints are giving thousands of Kiwis decades of service, but don’t rush to get one.

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How a hit romcom took indigenous Aussie star Miranda Tapsell back to her roots
106072 2019-05-25 00:00:00Z Movies

How a hit romcom took indigenous Aussie star Miran…

by Russell Baillie

Miranda Tapsell tells Russell Baillie how she came up with Top End Wedding and why its Northern Territory setting means so much.

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