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July 31, 2018

Almost Sober Interview With Keegan Bragg and Ben Wilson By Emma Maguire   I sat down with Keegan Bragg and Ben Wilson, the director and the writer of Almost Sober, a new thirteen-person theatre show currently being performed at Club 121 in the CBD. We talked about their show, why theatre shouldn’t just be for […]

July 30, 2018

A Facebook message from a stranger asking you for something at 1:42 am is never worth replying to. I should have known this at the time, but thanks to a less-than-a-week-before-my-contract-exam mix of insomnia, apathy, and cheerful nihilism, I happily agreed to help build what could have been the largest temporary hockey rink in the […]

July 17, 2018

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October 9, 2016

Victoria University has joined in partnership with edX, a large non-profit open online course provider, to make higher education opportunities more accessible to people wanting to learn. Victoria will be launching three “massive open online courses” within the next three years. The courses will consist of lectures no longer than seven and a half minutes […]

October 8, 2016

It’s been a week of lasts. People sending in their last column, their last feature, their last news story. Saying their goodbyes. It’s our last issue and somehow we are here. With our small team of (under)paid staff and around 230 volunteer contributors, Salient, for this year, came to life. We are indebted to you […]

October 2, 2016
September 29, 2016

We spoke to Auckland mayoral candidate Chlöe Swarbrick about her campaign.

September 25, 2016

“It’s my work he’d say and I do it for pay”—Bob Dylan “There is power in a factory, power in the land / Power in the hands of a worker / But it all amounts to nothing if together we don’t stand / There is power in a union”—Billy Bragg “Is it worth it, let […]

September 25, 2016

We asked mayoral candidate and current Deputy Mayor Justin Lester the hard hitting questions, from “How does local politics work?” to “What’s your worst pest?”