May 12, 2018

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Features

The cloak & dagger novel

The publication of the most famous novel of Stalinist Russia owed something to Kiwi diplomatic finesse and can-do. by Robin Munro

The pine problem

To help combat climate change, New Zealand needs to vastly increase its area of forestry. But what type of trees should we plant, and where? by Rebecca Macfie

Voices of the past

Veteran historian and anthropologist Dame Anne Salmond proves an amiably erudite and low-key host in a television series. by Diana Wichtel

This Life

Health Art therapy is transforming the lives of people with chronic illnesses. by Nicky Pellegrino

Nutrition Listening to internal cues is crucial to resisting large portions. by Jennifer Bowden

Food Give the pancake a new lease of life for this special Sunday brunch. by Lauraine Jacobs

Wine A top pinot district is attracting interest from overseas investors. by Michael Cooper

Psychology Computer-based neural networks can be therapeutic as well as fun. by Marc Wilson

Sport The dismal form of Auckland’s Super Rugby franchise puts union at risk of “losing” the city. by Paul Thomas

 

Books & Culture

The anomaly of Eileen New York punk poet Eileen Myles heads to the Auckland Writers Festival having won a battle for personal plurality. by Diana Wichtel

A Way With Words Linda Olsson on writing in New Zealand and Sweden.

Classical The New Yorker’s music critic Alex Ross moves from stalls to stage. by Elizabeth Kerr

Books By David G Brown and Jim Crace, and a fiction round-up.

Music From Eilen Jewell

Film The Breaker Upperers, Isle of Dogs and Avengers: Infinity War

 

Commentary

Editorial

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

Bulletin from Abroad Cathrin Schaer in Berlin

Life Bill Ralston

Back to Black Joanne Black

Politics Jane Clifton

The Good Life Greg Dixon

 

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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