Greatest risk

By Lindsay Mitchell in Current Affairs

Joining the debate about child poverty, Lindsay Mitchell pinpoints the problems and panaceas.

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Why you should not have any children

By Toby Manhire

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34 brilliant words for defeat

By Toby Manhire

Current Affairs

List in translation

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By Catherine Woulfe

The Sensible Sentencing Trust and the Police Minister are at odds over the question of a register for sex offenders. But a former UK police expert with


Hollywood no longer wants to make you laugh

By Toby Manhire

A decline in studio production of comedies can be blamed on growth in foreign audiences. And Michael Bay.


Celebrating women

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By Francesca Horsley

Tales of the heroism and ingenuity of wahine are told in Okareka’s beautiful and profound new production.


The butterfly effect

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By Guy Somerset

What was to have been a 20th-birthday celebration exhibition for the Holloway Press is now a wake.


The fats of life

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By Mark Broatch

Why the author of The Big Fat Surprise says the story about fat, carbs and cholesterol is changing.

TV & Entertainment


On at the movies: July 19, 2014

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By Helene Wong

Helene Wong rounds up the documentary selection at the NZ International Film Festival.


Caption competition 85

Try your hand at this week's caption competition.


Michael Leunig: The heart of the matter

By Diana Wichtel

Cartoonists speak “for the other lot”, says Michael Leunig, a living treasure and equal-opportunity pain in the arse.

The Influentials

Influentials: Events that defined a nation

By The Listener

We look back at key moments in New Zealand history.

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Whittaker's: Brand of brothers

By Ruth Laugesen

Andrew and Brian Whittaker are on track to overtake Cadbury as the country’s biggest chocolate sellers. Ruth Laugesen looks at how they’ve done it.


July 19, 2014

COVER STORY: The fats of life

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