Archive for May, 2007

28/05/07

Vic biotechnology researcher Dr David Ackerley has been awarded $388,000 in funding from the Cancer Society for research into bacterial enzymes. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

28/05/07

Wellington-based photographer Sean Aickin is currently exhibiting some of his best live gig photos of New Zealand bands at the San Fran Bathhouse, in an exhibition called Sounds Like a Blur . Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

28/05/07

Next Friday (June 1) is the Wellington Rape Crisis annual appeal. Aside from urging you to get involved and to donate generously, I feel that it’s relevant to talk about some of the myths surrounding the rape of women. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

28/05/07

Wednesday 30 May – Sunday 3 June, 7.30 P.M. Studio 77, 77 Fairlie Terrace $12 / $8 Bookings: Theatre@vuw.ac.nz / (04) 463 5221 Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

28/05/07

Equal parts organic, orchestral and extraterrestrial; Volta blends found sounds, string sections and synths in an aesthetically pleasing manner. The album is less abstract than much of Bjork’s recent work, with ships horns, running water and marching feet tying these tracks to the real world. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

28/05/07

This week in reviews was rather uneventful. Myself and the VBC’s Doug Téreu were roped into judging the heats for the student battle of the bands on Wednesday night at the Massey Tussock bar, then I checked out the finals on the Friday night. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

28/05/07

VUWSA Treasurer Alexander Neilson has announced plans to review the VUWSA Constitution for easier interpretation and relevance to the modern day Students’ Association. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

28/05/07

You are sitting in a room with 99 other people. A man wearing a fancy suit and looking important walks in. He takes a dollar off each and every one of you. Once he has deducted a fee, he decides that he is going to hand out money to every one in the room on [...]

28/05/07

With the opening of a new prison down in Milton, wide-spread furore over Graeme Burton’s rampage on parole, and allegations of corruption in Wellington’s Rimutaka prison, incarceration has been a major focus of the New Zealand media this year. Prisons are so over-filled that 150 inmates are currently being kept in police cells and vans. [...]