Exhibitions of themselves

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By Sally Blundell in Culture

Behind the scenes at Hawke’s Bay’s spiffing new MTG, an almighty row has broken out over what a museum is supposed to do.

Whale Oil: up to their necks

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Whale Oil: up to their necks

By The Listener

What's in a .name? A huge boost in stock price, in the bubble days

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What's in a .name? A huge boost in stock price, in the bubble days

By Toby Manhire

Current Affairs

When the levy breaks

When the levy breaks

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By Rebecca Macfie

A capital gains tax seems like a good idea, but is it possible to impose one in a way that will be fair and consistent?

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Sins of the father

Sins of the father

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By Bernard Lagan

A child holding a severed head has a damaging effect half a world away.

Culture

Life in New Zealand: August 30, 2014

Life in New Zealand: August 30, 2014

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“People are never going to stop eating food. It has that longevity.” - Bay of Plenty Times, 19/7/14

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Our barrels runneth over

Our barrels runneth over

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By Michael Cooper

A grape harvest that smashes the record by almost a third raises wine glut fears.

TV & Entertainment

Who’s the man

Who’s the man

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By Diana Wichtel

There’s a new Time Lord in town, and he promises to be every bit as compelling as his predecessors.

Film

On at the movies: August 30, 2014

On at the movies: August 30, 2014

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By Helene Wong

Helene Wong reviews The Rover and Boyhood, plus films now showing.

Comps

Caption competition 91

Caption competition 91

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Try your hand at this week's caption competition.

Festivals

Michael Leunig: The heart of the matter

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

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

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.

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August 30, 2014

August 30, 2014

COVER STORY: A capital gains tax seems like a good idea, but is it possible to impose one in a way that will be fair and consistent?

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