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By Monica Holt in Education

For many of our country’s young and hungry, apprenticeships and trade qualifications provide a direction, a career and a clear path to success, setting

Freedom vs security

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Freedom vs security

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Current Affairs

In the thick of it

In the thick of it

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By Jane Clifton

Transgressions against the cardie-wearer conventions come back to bite.

Commentary

Uber app-alling home truths

Uber app-alling home truths

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By Toby Manhire

Convenience overrides even the most powerful sense of repugnance.

Culture

In the frame

In the frame

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By Warren Feeney

Two new books turn long-overdue attention to a pair of New Zealand painters.

Books

Moriarty, I presume

Moriarty, I presume

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By Stephen Jewell

For the author of a new Sherlock Holmes novel, the villain is much more fun than the hero.

Lifestyle

iEat with Burma

iEat with Burma

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By Jennifer Bowden

A day in the culinary life of Burma the Asian elephant.

TV & Entertainment

Diversions: December 6, 2014

Diversions: December 6, 2014

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Try your hand at this week's diversions.

Film

Best movies of 2014

Best movies of 2014

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By Helene Wong David Larsen

Listener reviewers Helene Wong and David Larsen pick the year’s must-sees.

Comps

Caption competition: December 6, 2014

Caption competition: December 6, 2014

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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

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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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November 29, 2014

November 29, 2014

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COVER STORY: Brain myths exposed.

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