November 4, 2017

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Features

Flight risk

Our love of travel is contributing hugely to global warming, and airlines are under increasing pressure to limit their climate-damaging emissions. by Rebecca Macfie

A crisis in masculinity

Peter Calder says the locker room should be no shelter for the Harvey Weinstein lurking in most men.

The unreal deal

This country had its own Trump-like leader in Prime Minister Rob Muldoon, and that didn’t end well. Now, the last Muldoonist has a key role in the new Government. by Paul Thomas

Crying is healing

Edith Eger once danced at Josef Mengele’s orders; now, at 90, she still boogies. by Diana Wichtel

Out of the park

The US dubs the summit of its domestic baseball competition the World Series, which speaks volumes about the sport’s importance to Americans. by Joanne Black

Where there’s a Will, there’s a way

New Zealander Miles Gregory is taking Shakespeare to new audiences on both sides of the Tasman. by Clare de Lore

 

This Life

Health Cervical-cancer screening tests have been helping to save lives for more than 25 years. Now the focus of the tests is going to change. by Nicky Pellegrino

Nutrition If you believe fruit fibre floating in a glass of fresh juice makes it any less sugary, you’re mistaken. by Jennifer Bowden

Food The smell and taste of strawberries are synonymous with summer. by Lauraine Jacobs

Wine Some local bubblies are impressive and well worth seeking out. by Michael Cooper

Sport The All Blacks’ loss in Brisbane was a lucky escape from the existential threat facing the game. by Paul Thomas

Technology Is 360-degree photography just a gimmick? We check out the new gizmos. by Peter Griffin

Psychology A further piece of alcohol’s feel-good puzzle falls woozily into place. by Marc Wilson

 

Books & Culture

Choosing her battles

Ria Hall looked to the history of her ancestors in the New Zealand Wars for inspiration for her long-awaited debut album. by James Belfield

Books By Catherine Chidgey, Richard Flanagan and Allison Pearson; about the songs and sounds of New Zealand’s Great War and the untold story of its airmen, and life inside and outside the cult community of Gloriavale; and a fiction roundup

Music Estère, Robert Plant

Film Thor: Ragnarok, Home Again

 

Commentary

Editorial

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

Bulletin from Abroad Bernard Lagan in Sydney

Back to Black Joanne Black

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 Ryan Holder

TV Review Diana Wichtel

Radio Fiona Rae

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