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AuthorPatrick Hunn

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May 27, 2013

New Zealand’s history with the cosmic.

May 20, 2013

It’s impossible to walk down Lambton Quay without being confronted with rattling collection buckets for the world’s poorest. As the world’s privileged, do we have a duty to donate?

May 13, 2013

Despite it being the dead of winter, Karyn arrives in a blouse that exposes her entire chest to the elements. This is possibly because she isn’t human and can’t feel anything.

May 6, 2013

Why is it that, when it comes to the environment, we treat these issues as an inconvenient (but wholly uninspiring) truth?

April 29, 2013

How Marriage Equality put Parliament back together again.

April 15, 2013

When someone says ‘cunt’, whatever the context, you can expect someone to at least wince. Depending on the way it is used it can sound horribly violent. What isn’t totally clear however, is why ‘cunt’ is so problematic.

March 25, 2013

A religious conviction is not terribly different from an ideological one and occasionally the two rub up on each other.

March 18, 2013

It’s hard to say why turning 21 is a big deal. By almost every measure there isn’t much about that age that feels all that significant. You’ve been more or less technically an adult for three years—you can drink, you can smoke, you can vote, and you can drive.You can get married and sign contracts […]

March 11, 2013

If you’ve ever been In the unenvIable posItIon of pIckIng your way through the fIeld of shamblIng bodIes that stretches all the way along Courtenay Place early on a sunday mornIng, you’ll understand that drInkIng Is an inescapable part of the fabrIc of youth culture In new Zealand. Our relationship with alcohol has, in our […]