Cheat prey shove

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By Sally Blundell in Social Issues

The elderly have long been targets for abuse, but they’re increasingly at the mercy of scams and family who see nothing wrong with what they’re doing.

Game of throne

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By Jane Clifton in Historical

Queen Elizabeth II is about to steal Victoria’s mantle as Britain’s longest-reigning monarch. So what does it take to be a royal record-breaker?

Feature/ Shelf Life

‘That’s it, seafood’s for me’

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By Clare de Lore

Feature/ Editorial

Children’s crusade

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Current Affairs

We interrupt this programme

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By Paul Thomas

The All Blacks’ squad-naming ballyhoo contained one genuine talking point.

Commentary

Flying Tiger, hidden banner

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By David Mahon

A Chinese fighter pilot’s story reveals how he found freedom within.

Culture

A lovely lot of flawed chappies

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By Catherine Robertson

Catherine Robertson reviews recent fiction releases.

Books

Measure of a great man

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By Chris Moore

Chris Moore reviews recent New Zealand non-fiction.

Lifestyle

Start making sense

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By Marc Wilson

A “sensory diet” can help those who can’t cope with the sights, sounds and feelings of daily life.

TV & Entertainment

Diversions: September 12, 2015

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Try your hand at this week's diversions.

Film

On at the movies: September 12, 2015

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By James Robins

James Robins reviews Me Earl and the Dying Girl and People Places Things, plus our take on films now showing.

Comps

Caption competition: September 12, 2015

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Try your hand at this week's caption competition.

Festivals

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

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We look back at key moments in New Zealand history.

From Our Archive

Letters: Lecretia Seales

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Our readers' letters on Lecretia Seales and the right to die debate.

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September 12, 2015

By The Listener

The elderly are at the mercy of new scams and shameless family members. by Sally Blundell

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