Away from the edge

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By Veronica Schmidt in Health

Driven to the brink by depression, author Matt Haig inched his way back to health. Now he’s sharing his secrets for avoiding the fear and panic.

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Auction for Nepal

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High and dry

By Bernard Lagan

Current Affairs

Open sesame

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By Peter Griffin

Alibaba, the world’s largest e-commerce operator, is full of potential for Kiwis.


Reunited we stand

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By Diana Wichtel

Tissues at the ready – people are finding each other and there are feelings.


The dark side of the street

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By Stephen Jewell

Sarah Lotz has an uncanny skill for predicting real life in her apocalyptic thrillers.


Complicating matters

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By Nicholas Reid

This soap opera-like novel provides a multilayered view of Peruvian life.


Japanese delight

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By Lauraine Jacobs

Persimmons are fragrant with a subtle flavour that works surprisingly well in savoury dishes.

TV & Entertainment

Films on TV, May 30-June 5: including The Selfish Giant and Sleeping Beauty

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By Fiona Rae

British social realism is alive and well and a Disney fairy tale classic.


The chameleon

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By Diana Wichtel

The in-demand Michael Fassbender knows all about extreme weight loss, terrifying sex scenes and insane shoot-outs.


Caption competition: May 30, 2015

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By The Listener

Try your hand at this week's caption competition.


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

By The Listener

We look back at key moments in New Zealand history.

From Our Archive

'I would rather be with you'

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By Kirsty Cameron

A trove of wartime letters from Kirsty Cameron's grandfather to her father reveals a soldier’s loving guidance to his young son.


May 30, 2015

By The Listener

COVER STORY: How to beat panic and crippling depression - a top writer's compelling advice.

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