October 6, 2018

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Features

Milk shake

Fear of full-fat milk is tipped on its head by new findings on stroke and heart disease. So what milk is best – and could dairy products help turn around our children’s poor nutrition? by Sally Blundell

Gone rogue

If Donald Trump was once an amusing anti-establishment voice and a bit of a con artist, as one notable observer says, in office he’s lost his appeal. by Paul Thomas

At the end of faith

Family and community ostracism, depression, suicide and in some cases violent death are among the consequences of rejecting religious belief. So why is apostasy increasing worldwide? by Karl du Fresne

Food for thought

Quality Kiwi cuisine is a passion for Listener food columnist Lauraine Jacobs. by Clare de Lore

 

This Life

Technology Finally, there is a decent cheap option for “regular” computer buyers. by Peter Griffin

Health There’s only one answer to the undignifying symptoms of chronic illnesses. by Ruth Nichol

Nutrition Worries about limiting production of vitamin D shouldn’t stop you slapping on sunscreen. by Jennifer Bowden

Food Cater for popular demand without the hit-and-miss of making your own puff pastry. by Lauraine Jacobs

Wine A global wine giant has some great buying among its New Zealand brands. by Michael Cooper

Psychology Emotions and evolution control how we judge what is fair and what is foul. by Marc Wilson

Sport Territory, possession and the penalty count all heavily favoured the All Blacks in their Bok beating. by Paul Thomas

 

Books & Culture

Shooting a perfect score

Rhian Sheehan is hitting the road with a collection of intimate tracks. by James Belfield

Dance Choreographer Moss Patterson brings the cultural history of Manukau alive.

Classical Double-bass star Hiroshi Ikematsu returns to play a Trout.

Books by Kate Atkinson, Frederick Forsyth, Kristina Olsson, Anne Tyler, Julie Thomas and Jarrah Dundler

A way with words Stacy Gregg

Music Picking the Silver Scroll winner

Film Gus Van Sant’s story of cult cartoonist John Callahan, RBG, The House with a Clock in its Walls

 

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 Russell Brown

TV Films Ryan Holder

Obituary Russell Baillie

Radio Fiona Rae

TV Review Diana Wichtel

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