The Government's Ruataniwha water storage scheme remains dogged by controversy and litigation

The Government's Ruataniwha water storage scheme remains dogged by controversy and litigation

By Rebecca Macfie in Current Affairs

Some call it an engine for prosperity, others call it a licence to pollute. The Ruataniwha water storage scheme is the poster child of the Government’s

Catch-22: Where should the Government house sex offenders?

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Catch-22: Where should the Government house sex offenders?

By The Listener

With the TPP deal faltering and protectionist sentiment growing, Clinton remains New Zealand's best bet

Feature/ Features

With the TPP deal faltering and protectionist sentiment growing, Clinton remains New Zealand's best bet

By The Listener

Current Affairs

Actor Stellan Skarsgård talks <i>Our Kind of Traitor</i> and his friendship with Ewan McGregor

Actor Stellan Skarsgård talks Our Kind of Traitor and his friendship with Ewan McGregor

By Stephen Jewell

Swede Stellan Skarsgård brings understanding to the role of a Russian Mafia man in John le Carré’s latest big-screen outing.

Commentary

Catch-22: Where should the Government house sex offenders?

Catch-22: Where should the Government house sex offenders?

By The Listener

Not two years ago, Parliament amended the rules governing supervision of high-risk sex and violent offenders on release from prison – and already we

Culture

Andrew Keoghan: <i>Every Orchid Offering</i> - short cut music review

Andrew Keoghan: Every Orchid Offering - short cut music review

By James Belfield

A forward-thinking, intelligent, left-field pop album whose complex layers deserve serious attention.

Books

<i>In the Darkroom</i> by Susan Faludi - book review

In the Darkroom by Susan Faludi - book review

By Alison McCulloch

Susan Faludi’s father survived the Holocaust by passing himself off as a Gentile – and a Nazi.

Lifestyle

If conservatism is gaining ground, perhaps we can blame world events

If conservatism is gaining ground, perhaps we can blame world events

By Marc Wilson

“To New Zealanders of any age, adopting an ideological stance is akin to obscenely exposing oneself. People may espouse and even employ ideologies, but

Entertainment

Diversions: September 3, 2016

Diversions: September 3, 2016

By The Listener

Try your hand at this week's diversions.

WIN

Caption competition: September 3, 2016

Caption competition: September 3, 2016

By The Listener

Try your hand at this week's caption competition.

Festivals

Top picks of the Film Festival

Top picks of the Film Festival

By James Robins

As the festival hits the road around the country, our reviewer looks at highlights among the 40 films he’s just seen.

The Influentials

Influentials: Events that defined a nation

Influentials: Events that defined a nation

By The Listener

We look back at key moments in New Zealand history.

From Our Archive

Letters: Lecretia Seales

Letters: Lecretia Seales

By The Listener

Our readers' letters on Lecretia Seales and the right to die debate.

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