John Hurt: The naked civil actor

John Hurt: The naked civil actor

By Mark Broatch in Profile

Friends told John Hurt not to touch the role of Quentin Crisp. He ignored them and it changed his life.

NZIFF Blog: Toni Erdmann, Graduation, and Indignation

Feature/ Festivals

NZIFF Blog: Toni Erdmann, Graduation, and Indignation

By James Robins

It's time for laissez-faire ministers to do more about housing unaffordability

Feature/ Features

It's time for laissez-faire ministers to do more about housing unaffordability

By The Listener

Current Affairs

How anti-money-laundering measures can hurt migrant workers

How anti-money-laundering measures can hurt migrant workers

By Pattrick Smellie

Migrant workers who remit portions of their pay to the folks back home are feeling the pinch of anti-money-laundering measures.

Commentary

China's leaders fear the contagion of Brexit instability

China's leaders fear the contagion of Brexit instability

By David Mahon

China may feel immune to Brexit’s economic effects but its leaders fear the contagion of instability.

Culture

Pierre Boulez: Classical album review

Pierre Boulez: Classical album review

By Ian Dando

Stravinsky hailed a Boulez composition as ‘the only great post-war work’.

Books

<i>Mysterious Mysteries of the Aro Valley</i> and <i>A Briefcase, Two Pies and a Penthouse</i> - book reviews

Mysterious Mysteries of the Aro Valley and A Briefcase, Two Pies and a Penthouse - book reviews

By Samuel Finnemore

Novelists track anarchists, drug fiends and Islamic militants in Wellington.

Lifestyle

Travel: Hadrian's Wall, United Kingdom

Travel: Hadrian's Wall, United Kingdom

By Nicholas Reid

An exploration of Hadrian’s Wall combines a country ramble with a trip back in time.

Entertainment

Best of the web: July 23, 2016

Best of the web: July 23, 2016

By Fiona Rae

What the hell is Pokémon Go? And what's going on at Gloriavale?

WIN

Caption competition: July 30, 2016

Caption competition: July 30, 2016

By The Listener

Try your hand at this week's caption competition.

Festivals

NZIFF Blog: <i>Everybody Wants Some!!</i>, <i>Under the Shadow</i>, <i>Neruda</i>, <i>Sunset Song</i> and <i>Lo and Behold</i>

NZIFF Blog: Everybody Wants Some!!, Under the Shadow, Neruda, Sunset Song and Lo and Behold

By James Robins

The fourth instalment of film critic James Robins' blog on the New Zealand International Film Festival.

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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