Archive for March, 2012

Review – Loser

Review – Loser

by / 28/03/12 / No Comments

By Thomas Sainsbury Directed by Richard Finn Performed by Whitireia Stage and Screen Arts third year students BATS Theatre, 21 March It is rather tragic when comedy fails. Thomas Sainsbury’s award-winning black comedy, Loser, was turned into a spectacularly bad scream-fest when performed by Whitireia’s third year Stage and Screen Arts students at BATS last [...]

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Review – Dunsinane

Review – Dunsinane

by / 28/03/12 / No Comments

By David Greig Directed by Rachel Henry Cast: Philip Anstis, Taylor Barrett, Felix Becroft, Susan Berry, Jack Buchanan, Reuben Butler, Keagan Fransch, Greta Gregory, Taylor Hall, Frith Horan, Pereri King, Tom Knowles, Aaron McGregor, Timote Mapuhola, Greer Phillips, Vaimoana Sinafoa, Brynley Stent, Lucy Suttor, & Zoe Towers Te Whaea: National Dance and Drama Centre, 23 [...]

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Mulled Whine with H.G. Beattie

Mulled Whine with H.G. Beattie

by / 26/03/12 / No Comments

“Do you like… Stuff?” “Actually, Broseph, THe Herald Online has better syntax.” I recently attended a wedding. Things began with a relatively clean slate, given that the last time I rocked up to some nuptials, I conned the jukebox into playing P!nk’s ‘Don’t Let Me Get Me’ four times in a row. Needless to say, their [...]

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News on the March

News on the March

by / 26/03/12 / No Comments

A 7.4 magnitude earthquake strikes in southern Mexico, damaging around 800 homes and plunging the state into terror. Fortunately, no causalities are reported.

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The Search for Truth

The Search for Truth

by / 26/03/12 / No Comments

If we observe the behavior of a single ant in minute detail, does this lead us to understanding the anthill?

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The Art of Science

The Art of Science

by / 26/03/12 / 1 Comment

Contemporary movers and shakers are traversing the art/science boundary to explore the issues bringing these two widely misunderstood disciplines closer together.

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Unknown Names in Science

Unknown Names in Science

by / 26/03/12 / No Comments

Semmelweis published his findings, but was met with hostility from the scientific community, who were very secure in their belief that disease was caused by ‘ill humours’.

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The Danger of Truth

The Danger of Truth

by / 26/03/12 / No Comments

Science doesn’t kill people, people kill people. At least, that’s what the scientists at the heart of the H5N1 controversy are claiming.

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Ngai Tauira

Ngai Tauira

by / 26/03/12 / No Comments

ELECTION OF OFFICERS The election of officers was held on Wednesday 22nd of March. The Ngai Tauira Komiti for 2012 is as follows. TUMUAKI: Joanna Morgan TUMUAKI TUARUA (HAUORA): Rongomai Smith TUMUAKI TUARUA (MA-TAURANGA): Quinn Rosa SECRETARY: Turi Taurima TREASURER: Elijah Pue OFFICERS: Tikanga: Flaun Taurima Sports: Daniel Albert Events Co-ordinator: Dana Leaming Scholarships: Danielle [...]

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Not Quite Up To Snuff: The End of Terry Pratchett’s Magic

Not Quite Up To Snuff: The End of Terry Pratchett’s Magic

by / 26/03/12 / No Comments

When I was first told that the last Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy book was going to be a disappointment, I refused to believe it. “Douglas Adams was a genius,” I claimed defensively. No further argument was required in my eyes. But I did end up reading Mostly Harmless, and it was a disappointment. That was [...]

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