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: <i>Toni Erdmann</i>, <i>Graduation</i>, and <i>Indignation</i>

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

Extract from <i>A Road Tour of American Song Titles</i>: The story behind <i>Wichita Lineman</i>

Extract from A Road Tour of American Song Titles: The story behind Wichita Lineman

By Karl du Fresne

The story behind the haunting Wichita Lineman and its creators is charted in this book extract.

Books

<i>Porcelain: A Memoir</i> by Moby - book review

Porcelain: A Memoir by Moby - book review

By James Belfield

Moby reveals his path from Christian vegan to sozzled rave star.

Lifestyle

Terms such as ‘free-range’ and ‘organic’ should be treated with caution

Terms such as ‘free-range’ and ‘organic’ should be treated with caution

By Jennifer Bowden

In seeking to create a positive image, do some companies cross the line between artistic flourish and fraud?

Entertainment

Diversions: August 6, 2016

Diversions: August 6, 2016

By The Listener

Try your hand at this week's diversions.

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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