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July 17, 2006

VICTORIA UNIVERSITY has a new overseer, after the Government shifted responsibility for monitoring tertiary institutions.

April 26, 2004

Big Red, small town attraction, born circa 1990, died April 15 2004.

April 5, 2004

When is the media officially not the media? When it’s student media of course. At a debate at Victoria University on Euthanasia featuring Lesley Martin, many reporters were present.

March 22, 2004

Clive James wizzed in and out of the country earlier this month, and since he was lauded by Salient (and the Listener) as being “one of the greatest critics ever,” it’s probably worth looking behind the scenes of the art pages. Everyone’s a critic, but only reviewers get to broadcast their opinions beyond earshot.

March 15, 2004

There are two broad categories of beast in the media menagerie. One is fed on mass markets for a mass audience, and has grown fat, glossy, dependable and docile. The other survives on small scraps, leading an edgy, scrawny and wild life.

March 8, 2004

Witi Ihimaera, one-time diplomat, movie producer, author and Victoria University old-boy, is coming back to campus in May. Along with special effects guru Richard Taylor, he is to be presented with an honorary doctorate. He talked to Matt Nippert about his most recent novel, Sky Dancer (Penguin, $34.95), the Oscars™, his role as associate producer […]

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