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April 16, 2018

White people across the country are confident that exactly 16 seconds of googling the term “racism” outweighs the lived experience of thousands, and the weight of several entire academic fields. In a country which just released promotional rugby material based around the Taranaki Land Wars, Kiwi director Taika Waititi’s recent comments that New Zealand is […]

April 16, 2018

A recently released report by the Motu Research Institute has shed new light on the Government’s removal of student allowances for postgraduate study and how this has affected New Zealanders. The report outlines the 2013 decision by the Government to remove allowances for students going into postgraduate study, other than honours degrees, and details the […]

April 16, 2018

Mark Henaghan, the Dean of the University of Otago’s Faculty of Law, has stepped down after 19 years in the position and nearly fifty years at the University of Otago. Henaghan announced in February that he would step down from his role as Dean at the end of 2018, accepting a new professorship at the […]

April 16, 2018

A sequel to the 2010 blockbuster The Social Network appears to be in the works, as footage from the project depicting Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg facing his first Congressional hearing was leaked this week. The scene indicates the upcoming film will reference 2018 events where the social media platform was found complicit in allowing personal […]

April 16, 2018

Students at Victoria are reeling after The Lab’s noodles increased in price on 1 April from $6 to $7, due to supplier costs and rental fee rises. Krishna Food has also announced price hikes, with their infamous $5 meals increasing to $6 a plate from 5 April. According to the manager, this is due to […]

April 9, 2018

Fentanyl is the newest addition to the drug scene in New Zealand, after traces were found at an unnamed music festival in February this year. The sample was found by the non-profit group KnowYourStuffNZ, as part of undercover drug testing carried out at various music festivals over summer. Under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975, […]

April 9, 2018

Ed Sheeran was been elected as the new mayor of Dunedin, ahead of his three shows in the city over Easter weekend. “It made sense [to have a new mayor]. Sheeran’s acknowledgement of our city is the best thing to happen to Dunedin since we were the first place to export frozen meat in 1882. […]

April 9, 2018

A proposal to axe five prominent members of Auckland University’s music school staff has been met with harsh criticism by New Zealand’s music community. The proposed cuts to staff numbers came as a response to the University’s independently conducted review of the music school model. The external review allowed for a more flexible style of […]

April 9, 2018

With “Manus Island refugees” bringing back 279,000 hits on Google next to “Australia cricket cheating” bringing back 1,160,000 hits, Australia has once again proved it cares more about playing with balls than actual breathing human beings. The Australian Government has been sluggish to show initiative when it comes to real living people stuck fearing for […]