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May 7, 2018

Last Tuesday, Vic Books cafes changed the brand of the milk they use in coffee, from Zany Zeus to Meadow Fresh Organic. The decision was made by board and management, in order to give them the “best chance of running a viable business in a competitive environment,” stated manager Juliet Blyth. Vic Books staff are […]

May 7, 2018

Go Team Treason, Go!

May 7, 2018

AI or Mike Hosking?

May 7, 2018

Air New Zealand has released a feature length safety video, appearing on aeroplanes and in theatres. Initially the film was just shown to airline customers. However, some were so blown away that Air New Zealand was inundated with requests to make it accessible on the ground. The short film tells the story of a young […]

May 7, 2018

Following an announcement from The Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand, new potential methods of coping with mental illness have been revealed. At the top of the list is “eating an entire wheel of brie,” closely followed by “putting on a cheap facemask and smoking ten cigarettes”. Also mentioned in the list is “drinking an […]

May 7, 2018

In February 2018, the media reported on allegations of sexual assault/harassment of five female summer clerks at the Russell McVeagh law firm in 2015/16. In March, Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA), Victoria University of Wellington Law Students’ Society (VUWLSS), and Victoria University of Wellington Feminist Law Society (VUWFLS) organised the “March on Midland”. […]

May 7, 2018

An ACT Party press release dated 12 March has revealed that “if it were legal, David Seymour would sell blood to fundraise for ACT”. Political commentators are all in agreement the curious line gives an insight into the Purge-esque  neoliberal nightmare that Seymour and his party advocate for. It appears the release is an attempt […]

May 7, 2018

A new start-up, founded by three Victoria University students, aims to match unused parking spaces with those who need them. The founders hope that the start-up, called “Parallel”, will make more parking spots available which might otherwise be inaccessible, and that it will help to get people involved in the shared economy where they can […]

May 7, 2018

From 15 July 2018, full time tertiary students will receive a 25% discount on public transport services across Wellington. This is part of a greater reworking of the public transport system which is being phased in over the next few months. The overall upgrade to the public transport fares system will cost $7.8 million dollars, […]