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Tag: 2015-21

September 13, 2015
September 13, 2015

From abusive texts, to festering realpolitik, to Don Brash, here is the story of NZUSA’s current predicament.

September 13, 2015

I was introduced to a number of biology lecturers, but at the time, they were only known to me by the animal they studied—“the deer guy”, “the rhino guy”, “the tropical fish guy” and so forth, like some zoological Justice League.

September 13, 2015

When it comes to New Zealand we’re pretty myopic, often relegating any islands that aren’t “North” or “South” to a kind of quaint cousin status.

September 13, 2015

In 100 trillion or so years, when the universe will run out of free hydrogen and no new stars are formed, you may have finished exploring No Man’s Sky.

September 13, 2015

Our reporter Charlie is currently on exchange in Canada, and offers a perspective on the refugee issue from a Canadian point of view, as well as New Zealand. The New Zealand Government has changed its tune on refugees in the wake of increased media attention and will allow 750 more Syrian refugees to be resettled […]

September 13, 2015

The NZ Flag Referendum is the latest work of art produced by the country of New Zealand. While advertised as a collaborative piece inclusive to members of the public, the piece has been heavily edited behind closed doors by a panel headed by Auckland-based artist John Key. Key, who largely works in performance pieces, rose […]

September 13, 2015

VUWSA has an eleven-year-old policy on its books to “support the changing of the current New Zealand Flag”, it has recently emerged. It is unclear whether the policy—motion 21 of 2004—will require VUWSA to support whichever of the four godawful proposed flags goes up against Blue Ensign in March next year. VUWSA President Rick Zwaan, […]

September 13, 2015

Cost: $13/6 pack ($2.16 each!!!!!) Alcohol Volume: 5.4% (1.4 standard drinks) Pairing: Pam’s Cheesy Aliens chips, discount sushi This week we drank too many beers and carried out some pretty high-level Facebook stalking. We don’t care to examine whether there is a causative link there, suffice to say that extreme caution was exercised to avoid […]

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