Archive for March, 2009

Bier! Keeping it Green

Bier! Keeping it Green

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When I think of anything ‘organic’, I think of smelly, dreadlocked hippies, sitting around smoking something green… But if you’re into that whole organic thing, you’re in luck. New Zealand has a great selection of certified organic beers, and even breweries dedicated to brewing only organic beer. Being an organic brewery can severely impair your [...]

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On Campus

On Campus

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You may have passed it during orientation week. An architectural statement lodged between Old Kirk and the National Bank. Sound familiar? In any case it is an indispensible part of the University and it should be a part of you. Of course it is the Adam Art Gallery Te Pataka Toi, and I will be [...]

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Once Upon a Time in Aro Valley

Once Upon a Time in Aro Valley

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Once Upon a Time in Aro Valley is allegedly aimed at 25-and-up males. This is not entirely accurate. It’s aimed at homophobic, misogynist 25-and-up males. Writer/Director Tza Drake seems to have set out to write Guy Ritchie meets The Big Lebowski meets a fervently masturbating ADHD six-year-old. He does not seem to have considered the [...]

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Gears of War 2

Gears of War 2

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Welcome back fellow gamers. Yes, the team is back for 2009, with myself (Ryback) and the rest of the crew (and a few awesome new additions!) readying ourselves for another year of critical and deep analysis of the year’s upcoming games and related news. Our first game this year is the highly anticipated Gears of [...]

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Ordinary night in Dunedin somehow makes news

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Dunedin welcomed new students with a spectacular toga parade last Tuesday night. The parade was well-attended by around 2000 students, 20 members of the local constabulary, and an uncertain number of onlookers, about 100 of whom, in a quaint Southern custom, showered the “freshers” with eggs, water-bombs, rubbish, vomit, and faecal matter instead of the [...]

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Camp A Low Hum

by / March 2, 2009 / [ 2 Comments ]

A band is playing a set at 1.30pm on the third and final day of Camp A Low Hum. The venue is the festival’s cramped “Noisy Room”, which has dangerously low ceilings, and mattresses nailed to all four walls in true 1980s punk rock style. This is their second set of the festival, and it [...]

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