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August 6, 2012

Valiant Conservatives Vow To Defend World From Scary Scary Gays Despite widespread support for Labour MP Louisa Wall’s Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill, there has been significant dissent from conservatives. Pulled from the ballot during Victoria University’s Pride Week, the private member’s bill to legalise same-sex marriage in New Zealand is due for its […]

July 23, 2012

Auckland anti-abortion club saved by freedom of speech

May 21, 2012

Population growth has fallen to its lowest rate in more than a decade.

May 21, 2012

Joyce chops it like it’s hot.

May 7, 2012

Maori continue to be overrepresented at every stage of the criminal justice system, according to a position paper released last Tuesday by recently launched youth advocacy group JustSpeak.

May 7, 2012

Drunk students ready to scrap. The Government’s proposed changes to the liquor laws have been outlined in a final proposal to be considered by Parliament this month. Justice Minister Judith Collins believes the Bill will reduce access to alcohol through measures like preventing the sale of liquor at convenience stores. ”The changes support a shift […]

April 30, 2012

New Zealand’s suicide rates are declining, but young males remain the most at risk, according to a report released by Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne last week.

April 23, 2012

The Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) is considering changing the rules of the Performance Based Research Fund (PBRF).

April 2, 2012

Professor Sir Paul Callaghan Passes Away One of New Zealand’s most prominent scientists, Professor Sir Paul Callaghan, passed away on Saturday 24 March after a lengthy battle with bowel cancer. The news of his death affected many people around the country, including staff and students at Victoria University. Victoria University Vice-Chancellor Professor Pat Walsh described […]

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