Author Archive: Nicola Kean

Nicola Kean: feature writer, philanthropist, womanly woman. Nicola is the smallest member of the Salient team, but eats really large pieces of lasagne. Favourites include 80s music, the scent of fresh pine needles and long walks on the beach.

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Why You Should Read News

Why You Should Read News

by / 20/02/06 / No Comments

If you’re an average Salient reader, you’ll open the magazine on any given Monday at the back. After you’ve finished with the cartoons and the columns, you might flip to the front and read the letters. Then you’ll flick through the rest of the magazine, skim reading anything that interests you. Share on Facebook+1 on [...]

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NT Fraudster Behind Bars

NT Fraudster Behind Bars

by / 15/02/06 / No Comments

Former Ngai Tauria (NT) Treasurer Wi Nepia has been sentenced to two years and two months imprisonment after being found guilty of fraud. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Another EdPAC Hostel Unprepared for Students

Another EdPAC Hostel Unprepared for Students

by / 28/02/05 / No Comments

Problems with another EdPAC-run student hostel surfaced last week, this time affecting residents at the St George Annex. Complaints were laid with VUWSA and the Student Accommodation Service after students found that the hostel was not ready for their arrival. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Students Lament Lack of Drugs on Campus

Students Lament Lack of Drugs on Campus

by / 28/02/05 / No Comments

Vic students returned from their summer holidays to discover that the Campus Pharmacy had closed down in their absence. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Student Dies in Library

Student Dies in Library

by / 21/02/05 / No Comments

A student died in the Vic library last Thursday around 2:15 pm. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Kyoto Protocol Takes Effect Worldwide

Kyoto Protocol Takes Effect Worldwide

by / 21/02/05 / No Comments

The Kyoto Protocol came into effect around the world last Wednesday. The first target calls for New Zealand to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2012. The Government plans to reduce New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions through taxes on petrol and electricity. Farming, which produces a significant amount of greenhouse gasses, is exempt [...]

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John Howard Visits NZ

John Howard Visits NZ

by / 21/02/05 / No Comments

Australian Prime Minister John Howard arrived in Auckland on Saturday for his annual meeting with Helen Clark. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Student Hoards Descend Upon Wellington

Student Hoards Descend Upon Wellington

by / 21/02/05 / No Comments

Construction delays at a new hostel have again seen students forced to stay in a hotel, possibly for as long as a month. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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