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September 18, 2017

CW: Suicide   606 shoes were laid out on Parliament’s lawn on September 10, representing the number of New Zealanders lost to suicide in 2016. The shoes had travelled from Cape Reinga and Bluff to be presented on International Suicide Prevention Day as part of the Shoe Project, an awareness campaign organised by Yes We […]

September 18, 2017

Auckland Action Against Poverty have launched Not Enough Left, a campaign prioritising the voices of beneficiaries and calling for a system “where all people have enough income to live in dignity.”

September 18, 2017

The 2017 General Election has seen a proliferation of voter-support tools. Among these is the Spinoff’s tool “Policy”, which seeks to provide voters with an accessible overview of party policies. Policy seeks to “put information first” with a comprehensive, interactive guide to the policies and stances parties hold on a range of issues. Policy’s creators […]

September 18, 2017

CW: Sexual Assault. Thursdays in Black Aotearoa released its In Our Own Words report on August 24, detailing the prevalence of sexual violence in New Zealand universities.

September 18, 2017

Public meetings conducted by the Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC) on changes to public transport have seen a further push for fairer fares, which was included in the GWRC draft Annual Plan for the first time earlier in 2017. On September 12, a meeting at St Andrew’s on the Terrace was attended by Wellington councillors […]

September 11, 2017

He marama taimaha rawa atu tērā marama mō te iwi ō Pātea a Ngāti Ruanui i te whakaaetanga o te keringa o te one rinorino i te takutai o Taranaki ki te tonga. He mea whai tata tēnei whakatau i ngā tautohetohe i waenga i te Kāwanatanga, Trans-Tasman Resources, ngā iwi o Taranaki, Greenpeace me te rōpū KASM (Kiwi’s Against Seabed Mining).

September 11, 2017

I muri tata ake i te angitū o te kiriata Disney i te tau 2016 a Moana, ka hono atu a Taika Waititi me tōna tuahine whāngai a Tweedie Waititi ki a Disney ki te whakamāori i te kiriata nei.

September 11, 2017

I te tau nei ka tae ngā whakataetae Ngā Manu Kōrero ki tōna tau 52, ka tū ki te rohe o Taranaki. He whakataetae tēnei mā ngā kura tuarua ka tū ki ngā reo e rua, Pākehā mai, Māori mai, Teina mai (tau 9, tau 10) Tuakana mai (tau 11–13). Mai i te rohe o […]

September 11, 2017

The university, as an integral part of settler-colonial society, has underserved Māori and Indigenous students: the music school is no different.