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Tag: 23 – 2014

October 5, 2014

To date, I have received very little hate mail for this column. Actually, it’s none. Either you guys aren’t reading this, or you aren’t motivated enough. Or maybe it’s because my wonderful editors have not seen fit to forward it to me. Though, to be honest, the major reason is probably that I haven’t really covered any ground that hasn’t been pre-treaded by the major gaming sites.

October 5, 2014

Te Whare Tapa Whā has always been the go-to model to symbolise the four dimensions of Māori wellbeing. The stability of the wharenui is dependent on the balance of taha tinana (physical), taha whānau (family/social), taha hinengaro (mental), and wairua (spiritual). Much like the wharenui, kapa haka is a holistic representation of wellness.

October 5, 2014

How to be okay

October 5, 2014

Ahhh, the SBW debate. How this has lingered around the New Zealand sporting public for the last few years now. Ever since he made his New Zealand rugby debut for Canterbury back in 2010, there has been much to talk about.

October 5, 2014

One uni holiday back in second year, I was randomly placed next to a girl on a flight from Auckland to Wellington. I recognised her from my Religious Studies class and started to chat. This girl was bubbly, open, and full of personality, and an active contributor in every class I went to. We struck up a conversation, and have been close friends ever since. Recently we were reminiscing, and she thanked me for starting a conversation with her on the plane.

October 5, 2014

he basic principle here is to offer a level of non-judgmental support which you can sustain, without taking responsibility for the other person, or trying to rescue them, and without becoming exhausted and frustrated yourself.

October 5, 2014

There is nothing like a weekday sunrise in the middle of summer. Everywhere is empty but lit, like an apocalypse but with street-cleaners. In the summer between 2006 and 2007, we used to lie in the middle of Ghuznee St for minutes at a time, cracking shitty jokes about our obituaries and hearing our laughter echo. Then we would go home and sleep. We had been playing video games all night.

October 5, 2014

The society in which we live thrives on unsustainable living. From our grapes that are grown in California and flown across the world for consumption to the very energy resource which we rely on, we are surrounded by and encouraged to continue this unsustainable way of life.

October 5, 2014

‘The only shame is not living a life.’
I don’t have the strength right now.

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