June 2, 2018

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Features

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

 

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 Fiona Rae

TV Films Fiona Rae

TV Review Diana Wichtel

Radio Fiona Rae

TV programmes

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