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May 14, 2018

May Become Politically Relevant

May 14, 2018

As the clusterfuck that is the Syrian Civil War continues to rumble away, more dangerous forces are beginning to stir in the region. In particular the decades-old rivalry between Tehran and Tel-Aviv is beginning to come to the fore. With so many pieces moving at once on this geopolitical chessboard, this rivalry could almost be […]

May 14, 2018

RAs have expressed that they are dissatisfied with their pay and think the University should compensate them more, considering the importance of their role in introducing first year students to Victoria. Residential Advisors working in the halls of residence directly operated by Victoria University are paid between $18.12 and $18.49 per hour. Contracts that RAs […]

May 7, 2018

Following on from the proposed closure of various specialty libraries at the University of Auckland, more changes are being put in place for students studying a Bachelor of Arts in 2018. All students who choose to pursue a Bachelor of Arts from 2018 at University of Auckland must now undertake a double major, while still […]

May 7, 2018

Go Team Treason, Go!

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

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, […]

April 30, 2018

Stay Gold, Puppet Boy

April 30, 2018

Horokiwi Quarries is exploring a potential new quarry location between Plimmerton and Pukerua Bay in Northern Wellington, as part of a joint venture with Fulton Hogan. Local residents raised concerns after sighting drilling platforms, fearing that earthworks may be occurring without consent. Porirua City Council have issued an abatement notice to Horokiwi Quarries. A spokesperson […]