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Tag: 2018-18

August 20, 2018

Wellington Mayor Justin Lester is refusing to heed calls to banish cats Mittens from the city as it tries to go predator prejudice free. The city was awarded $3.27 million in funding to go predator Mittens free, with plans to begin in Miramar and eventually remove pests Mittens across the city. But Mr Lester told […]

August 20, 2018

Ever wondered where your Student Services Levy goes? So did we. It was weirdly difficult finding out where the money ends up — we waited over two weeks for a response from Comms. They said, ”there is considerable complexity in the management of the levy particularly where it is only part of the overall resource […]

August 20, 2018

I’m somewhere around 2 metres tall and I absolutely love basketball. That makes me a bit of a cliche, but it also gives me an advantage in a game I really love. I’ve been shooting hoops since I was a kid, and I played in high school for a couple of years. I wanted to […]

August 20, 2018

Simran Rughani, Academic Vice President of VUWSA, stepped down from her role last Friday, due to the stress of a high workload. Her departure will be a huge loss to the exec, as she was the last bastion of any sort of attempt to have a cleaning roster for the VUWSA kitchen. Simran said she […]

August 20, 2018

As part of a fundraiser for their annual ball, the Victoria University Politics Society has placed an auction on TradeMe to go to lunch with none other than part-time Dancing With the Stars loser, and full-time general loser, David Seymour. In line with his support of legalizing assisted dying with the End of Life Bill, […]

August 20, 2018

Students are calling for public funding for mental health services in VUWSA’s latest campaign, The Wait is Over. Student mental health services are in high demand, with Student Counselling wait times regularly exceeding a month. “Our campaign is about coming together as students and young people to reclaim our mental health,” said VUWSA President Marlon […]

August 20, 2018

Tragicomic is a re-envisioning of Hamlet and the latest project from local production team, The Candle Wasters. In a similar vein to their previous projects Nothing Much To Do, Bright Summer Night and Happy Playland, Tragicomic is a web series that tackles Shakespeare in a true-to-life modern context. The series follows Hannah Moore, a fifteen […]

August 20, 2018

Petition to End Gay Conversion Therapy On 18 July a petition to “end gay conversion therapy” was presented to Parliament. The petition was presented by Young Greens representative Max Tweedie and Young Labour representative Teri O’Neill. The petition encourages the House of Representatives to “ban gay [and transgender] conversion therapy, being any form of treatment […]

August 20, 2018

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