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18/08/14

Why is it so hard to get cheap affordable food on campus? And whose idea was it to build the Hub, a giant common space for students, without a student kitchenette? Tough questions. Here are my top five tips for spending as little money as possible on campus…

18/08/14

Over the last few years, I’ve gotten tired of cupcakes. Appearing everywhere, usually both dry and sickly sweet. I didn’t plan to do a cupcake recipe for this column, but after making these I just had to share them.

18/08/14

When Rory McIlroy won his fourth major, his second-consecutive one, last Monday morning, the world stood up and appreciated this guy for the outstanding golfer he is.

18/08/14

‘Museum of Endangered Sounds’. This website was launched in early 2012 with a mission to “preserve the sounds made famous by my favourite old technologies and electronics equipment”.

18/08/14

A hāngi is a way of cooking food as done by Māori today and by their ancestors before them. Today, a hāngi is prepared for special occasions. Basically, it involves cooking in the ground, though you can use more modern methods and prepare a hāngi using special stainless-steel technology. Both produce mean kai!

18/08/14

Food is what we eat. It’s the calories that our bodies transform into energy. It’s simple. However, food, like most things throughout history, is politically loaded.

18/08/14

If I spent less time eating food alone in bed watching Buffy and The Good Wife and more time trying to improve my love life, this could be the date food I’d make.

18/08/14

Stress Free Study Week is a great example of making food accessible and cheap (or free) for students. Every trimester during study week, we put on breakfast and lunch for free for hundreds of hungry students at Kelburn, Te Aro and Pipitea.

18/08/14

Whether you’re eating out or eating dick, oral sex is an absolute staple when it comes to the smorgasbord of sexual goodies.