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  • Salient Mid Year News Wrap Up

    If you have any news tips or want to help our news section be straight fire please flick us an email at news@salient.org.nz.

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  • Issue 12, 2016

    Opinion

    Issue 11, 2016

    Music

  • charlotte

    TO SPEND MORE TIME LOOKING AT THE GROUND THAN AT THE SKY

    A conversation with Claire Duncan aka i.e. crazy   To speak with Claire of music, or experience, or life at surface-value alone would be to ignore the rich and endlessly layered way in which she gets lost in the world around her. There is a sense of marvel in the most mundane: the sound of […]

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  • rhys

    Is Underground Music Journalism Relevant?

    Rhys Stannard has been in various bands over the last few years, and is an active member of the Wellington music scene. He is currently a member of the band Kobra Club. If you’re reading this and are unaware of local underground music or haven’t been to a local music show yet, then I encourage […]

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  • lemonade

    Got lemonade?

    When Beyoncé’s Lemonade dropped a couple of weeks ago, white girls the world over fizzed their Elle Macpherson panties. Finally, their political ‘wokeness’ was legitimised by the Queen herself. Beyoncé has become the conduit between the politically charged African-American artists, whose work could be deemed by the mainstream as ‘polarising’ (such as Killer Mike), and […]

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  • Issue 10, 2016

    Money

  • uber

    Better the Uber you know than the Uber you don’t

    Just a few years ago a standard Friday or Saturday night on the town would have ended one of two different ways: stumbling home drunk, precariously avoiding dodgy alleyways, and attempting to make the late-night cheeseburger last until the inevitable hazy descent into a drunken stupor; or by paying a cab from one of the […]

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    Merv’s

    Merv’s Azean Food is a small restaurant in the heart of the sleepy suburb of Naenae, decorated with floral tablecloths and indoor plants. Photographer Lily Paris West visited the restaurant over summer, and wanted to use it as a location ever since. For the photo-shoot, the stylists wanted to take glamour to a quiet suburb; […]

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  • finn

    How to Spend $100,000

    Last year a group of four young women—Claris Jacobs, Minnie Grace, and sisters Elsie and Sally Bollinger—submitted an application to NZ On Air (NZOA) with the hope of acquiring funding for a new project. The group, who banded together a few years ago as The Candle Wasters, already had two successful web-series under their belts, […]

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