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July 16, 2018

Government Replacing Maritime Surveillance Aircraft The Ministry of Defence has announced that they will be putting aside 2.3 billion dollars to purchase new aircraft. On the 10th July, Defence Minister Ron Mark made the announcement that four Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft will be purchased from the United States Department of Defence. These aircraft will […]

July 16, 2018

With the new trimester beginning, lecturers at VUW have begun a support group to deal with one of their chief sources of psychological trauma: the revelations derived from YouTube autoplay. Leanne Shaw, psychology lecturer and founding member of the group, said “many a lecturer has suffered a revelation of their personal interests through neglecting to […]

July 16, 2018

The Screen Women’s Action Group (SWAG) has released a survey on sexual harassment within the New Zealand screen industry. The results are all-too familiar in the wake of the #MeToo movement. Within the New Zealand screen industry, 32%% of the 474 women anonymously surveyed said that they had been sexually harassed in the workplace within […]

July 16, 2018

We asked several universities around New Zealand how many men and women are in their three highest pay bands. Here’s what we found. Otago University did the worst of the lot. 59% of their 7,920 employees were female or gender diverse. However, out of their eight most highly paid staff (whose salaries range from $229,249 […]

June 5, 2018

On 25 May, the Faculty of Law breached the privacy of over a thousand Victoria University Students. In an email invitation to a number of law events, 200 and 300 level students were sent a spreadsheet which included the full names, student ID numbers, and personal emails of 1,200 students. Two minutes after the first […]

June 5, 2018

Ireland voted by a two-thirds majority in a public referendum to repeal the ban on abortion on 25 May. For the past 35 years, abortions have been prohibited in Ireland under the 8th Amendment of the Irish Constitution. The strict Irish law resulted in many women being forced to travel overseas to have access to […]

June 5, 2018

Evidence continues to mount concerning the President’s complicity in allowing Russian interference in the 2016 election, not just in regards to the Russian propagandists that promoted Trump to victory, but also in the several attempts made by Donald Trump to end this investigation prematurely. I believe we’re at the point where we can stop questioning […]

June 5, 2018

Salient can neither confirm nor deny whether Kylie Jenner’s hot bodyguard is in fact Stormi Webster’s daddy, but we can confirm that Kylie Jenner’s hot bodyguard is definitely a DaddyTM. Salient still does not give a single fuck about Kylie Jenner’s baby, but is now extremely invested in Stormi Webster’s Daddy.

June 5, 2018

Trump’s flip-flopping on North Korea is starting to make me dizzy. Indeed, I am tempted to start calling him Donald Haviana Trump now, as homage to this most irksome of traits. In the space of a couple of a months Trump has gone from threatening a nuclear holocaust, to making thinly veiled requests for a […]