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Issue 2, 2019

Issue 02 ~ The Hustle

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  • How It Works: The Wellbeing Budget

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  • Features

  • Screen Shot 2019-03-12 at 6.41.37 PM

    Homeless World Cup

    There is a football competition for “people who are unlucky”, Jaka Arisandy told me, his hair perfectly coiffed and swished to the side. It was September 2018 and I was in Indonesia, as an assistant for an external evaluation of Rumah Cemara, the Homeless World Cup’s National Partner there.   Jaka’s parents were separated, an […]

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  • Horse Betting-01

    The Messara Report on New Zealand Horse Racing

    My mum’s family loves a “flutter”.   A “flutter” is Kiwi slang for betting. Usually on horse racing, but we’re also partial to the odd greyhound meet or two. In April 2018, the Minister for Racing, Winston Peters, released the Messara report, calling for the closure of several small racecourses around the country. Of the […]

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  • Shit Chat-01

    How to Spot a Softboi and Other Shit Chat

    It’s our time, kia ora! Talofa! It’s our time, a special time of day. It’s our time, just you and me together, it’s our time—time to delineate exactly how to spot a Softboi™. We’re all likely familiar with the Fuckboy archetype: a womanizer; a “Chad”; an often-times conventionally attractive bro-type who’s hornier than Hugh Hefner. […]

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  • Wellbeing Budget-01

    How It Works: The Wellbeing Budget

    You may, or may not, have heard about Grant Robertson’s “Wellbeing Budget”. Announced last December, the new approach to the government’s spending looks through an entirely new lens: that of wellbeing, rather than just fiscal and economic. Ministries and agencies would be collectively responsible for achieving the budget’s goals, including a wellbeing cost–benefit analysis when […]

    by

  • Screen Shot 2019-03-12 at 6.41.37 PM

    Homeless World Cup

    There is a football competition for “people who are unlucky”, Jaka Arisandy told me, his hair perfectly coiffed and swished to the side. It was September 2018 and I was in Indonesia, as an assistant for an external evaluation of Rumah Cemara, the Homeless World Cup’s National Partner there.   Jaka’s parents were separated, an […]

    by

  • Horse Betting-01

    The Messara Report on New Zealand Horse Racing

    My mum’s family loves a “flutter”.   A “flutter” is Kiwi slang for betting. Usually on horse racing, but we’re also partial to the odd greyhound meet or two. In April 2018, the Minister for Racing, Winston Peters, released the Messara report, calling for the closure of several small racecourses around the country. Of the […]

    by

  • Shit Chat-01

    How to Spot a Softboi and Other Shit Chat

    It’s our time, kia ora! Talofa! It’s our time, a special time of day. It’s our time, just you and me together, it’s our time—time to delineate exactly how to spot a Softboi™. We’re all likely familiar with the Fuckboy archetype: a womanizer; a “Chad”; an often-times conventionally attractive bro-type who’s hornier than Hugh Hefner. […]

    by

  • Wellbeing Budget-01

    How It Works: The Wellbeing Budget

    You may, or may not, have heard about Grant Robertson’s “Wellbeing Budget”. Announced last December, the new approach to the government’s spending looks through an entirely new lens: that of wellbeing, rather than just fiscal and economic. Ministries and agencies would be collectively responsible for achieving the budget’s goals, including a wellbeing cost–benefit analysis when […]

    by

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