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September 11, 2016

We’ve spent a bit of time this week looking through a few blogs that follow people’s journeys to body building competitions. The blog entries are full of fat tracing, carb shredding, and mentions of dizziness; of 1000 calorie consumptions, low energy, and all the extremes that make up the journey to drastically alter one’s shape […]

September 4, 2016

The Government is seeking to pass a bill that would ease information sharing between the GCSB and the SIS, and allow the government to spy on New Zealanders in the name of “protecting national security.” Warrants will have to be signed off by the Attorney-General and a Commissioner of Intelligence Warrants. The government also wants […]

August 14, 2016

Art: “What the fuck.” “I hate art.” “I don’t get it.” “What does this mean.” “You just touched it!” “Fuck!” “Keep your voice down.” “God I can’t take you anywhere.” “Sorry Mum.” Art is instinctive; it’s an expression, it reflects something, or tells you something. Art is context bound, but also transferrable—the same piece of […]

July 31, 2016

Hey friends. We’re back with another heavy issue. We left all of them to the second half of the year because it seemed too scary and hard at the start. We received an email last week and at first we laughed it off, but then it became increasingly concerning. The email, in its essence, worked […]

July 24, 2016

Evolve is limiting access for new intakes until further notice, accepting only those from specified age categories and specified categories of risk and need.

July 24, 2016

“We write history with our feet and with our presence and our collective voice and vision.” —Rebecca Solnit Where do we even start. It took immense consideration to decide on a cover image that could represent ‘women’, and to consider what writing could and should fit into the issue ‘women’. We had to think about […]

July 17, 2016

Show One: Tomorrow After All—★★½ Show Two: Bridges and Doors—★★★½   Transfer was a pair of contemporary dance works, choreographed by expat kiwis Jeremy Nelson (New York) and Joshua Rutter (Berlin), and performed by Footnote Dance Company. Footnote recently celebrated its thirtieth anniversary, making it New Zealand’s oldest contemporary dance company. The company has a […]

May 29, 2016

Lots happened this week: we’ve seen some mean thunder and lightening; we’ve seen Max Key get a new haircut (he looks like Malfoy and is going HAM on the Snap Story). And we’ve also seen Patrick Gower show stats that say, despite National politicians insistence that there is no housing crisis, a majority (76%) of […]

May 22, 2016

Congratulations to all recent graduates, and if this is you and you’re also reading this, congratulations for continuing to read Salient and having refined literary taste. Emma graduated last week, and, after much anxiety, due to graduating on print day and leaving Jayne in the lurch to finish the magazine. This last week we’ve been […]