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AuthorAndrew Feltoe

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October 9, 2006

It’s been a big year for Wayne Mapp in SALIENT. He’s been Called upon to be a talking head in two features, and the subject of several news strories and abusive letters to the editor over his attempted introduction of the infamous 90 day bill. We thought it was time to talk to the man […]

September 25, 2006

The label on the bottle of orange juice said the expiry date was February. If only. February would mean it was summer, and summer would mean that I’d be lying on a beach in Nirvana. We’re almost there, and to remind ourselves that life was never supposed to be lived out under the balmy fluorescent […]

September 18, 2006

As expected, last week we were all cringing under the weight of the numbers nine and eleven. Even though we’re at the opposite side of the globe, there was plenty of red, white and blue on our telly. You get the feeling they’re ripping off Sesame Street. That or Big Bird’s getting a cut from […]

September 18, 2006

Black Seeds trumpet-player Michael Taylor walks SALIENT volunteer Andrew Feltoe through the hectic life of being in one of New Zeland’s most in demand bands.

September 4, 2006

I want my life to be more like the movies. We live vicariously through them anyway, why not remove that thin line of fantasy altogether? Think of the children.

August 14, 2006

Maori language week. What a hoot, eh. As a whitey, there’s nothing quite like hearing from Maori to make me feel like a bigot again. So bring out the cheap shots, the worn-out arguments, hypocrisy, and stereotypes. Let’s get cultural.

July 31, 2006

Who wants to be a woman in Wellington? Assuming the sex-change was successful, I’d see the world in a new, ominous angle. I’m not just talking about sitting down to pee.