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By Jennifer Bowden in Current Affairs

There’s growing evidence of a link between childhood abuse, stress and obesity, writes Jennifer Bowden.

Our smallest citizens

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Our smallest citizens

By Karl du Fresne

Win a weekend away at the Nelson Arts Festival

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Win a weekend away at the Nelson Arts Festival

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Stunning result

Stunning result

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By Jane Clifton

A resounding “Naff off” to Dotcom, a “Yeah, Nah” to the Conservatives, but Labour’s having trouble reading the tea leaves.

Commentary

Mantel piece stirs Maggie’s ashes

Mantel piece stirs Maggie’s ashes

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By Toby Manhire

Tories decry Man Booker winner’s fictional slaying of the Iron Lady.

Culture

Our smallest citizens

Our smallest citizens

By Karl du Fresne

Children’s Commissioner Russell Wills explains that the poor really are poorer now – and whoever forms the next Government will need to set policies

Books

Blind man’s bluff

Blind man’s bluff

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By Catherine Robertson

Catherine Robertson's round-up of contemporary fiction.

Lifestyle

Calm before the storm

Calm before the storm

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By Marc Wilson

The stress of life getting to you? Relax – a little pressure’s probably good for your health.

TV & Entertainment

Film

On at the movies: October 4

On at the movies: October 4

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By David Larsen

David Larsen reviews The Maze Runner and suggests family-friendly DVDs for the school holidays, plus films now showing.

Comps

Win a weekend away at the Nelson Arts Festival

Win a weekend away at the Nelson Arts Festival

By The Listener

The Listener is offering readers a chance to win a weekend away at the Nelson Arts Festival, including flights and accommodation, this Labour weekend.

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.

Archive

October 4, 2014

October 4, 2014

By The Listener

COVER STORY: The link between childhood abuse and obesity.

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