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March 12, 2018

Victoria University, in collaboration with the Wellington City Council, have installed the first book lending vending machine in New Zealand at Victoria University (Kelburn campus). Little birds tell Salient that the new Anytime Library apparently has over 300 titles at the Victoria Kelburn community’s instant disposal, not that anyone can tell us anything for a […]

March 5, 2018

Kupe, the event that drew thousands to the Wellington Waterfront on Friday 23 February, signalled the start of the 2018 New Zealand Festival. The event was “inspired by the arrival in Aotearoa of [the] great navigator and explorer Kupe,” and celebrated the shared culture of voyaging between Samoa, New Zealand, and the Cook Islands. Kupe […]

February 26, 2018

Dr Abdul El-Sayed of Michigan has the potential to become the first ever Muslim governor in the United States of America, come the gubernatorial race in November. Democratic Candidate El-Sayed will be running against Republican Bill Schuette, the current attorney general of Michigan. In the most recent polls taken in January this year, support sits […]