Category Archives: Opinions

Chronicles of a U-Nut; A story of Testicular Cancer

A few weeks ago something big happened, my boyfriend was diagnosed with testicular cancer. It was pretty scary. We soon found out that testicular cancer is actually the most common form of cancer for men in their 20s. A month later we’re … Continue reading

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History is Written for the Victors

Since I’ve gone to uni one thing has become astoundingly clear. We do not get taught shit about New Zealand history in New Zealand. Sorry for swearing. But honestly, to use an old adage, if I had a cent for … Continue reading

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What I Want My Young Sisters To Know…

(tw: rape – roast busters) Amidst the anger, shock, sadness – essentially all the feelings possible to associate with in light of the growing ‘Roast Busters’ scandal I’ve found myself increasingly dwelling on what the actions of those young men … Continue reading

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To Write With Pen On Pad

Sometimes I feel that it’s easy to forget how to write. Not in a figurative sense but in that we forget the act of writing. To write with pen on pad is something which I’ve come to embrace in recent … Continue reading

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On ‘Hating’ Strong Female Characters in Film

With feminism storming my social media feeds I felt like having a dabble in the waters with my thoughts on what seems to be another contentious topic: the strong female character. I’ll preface this by saying the prospect of even … Continue reading

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Māori and Beneficiaries are used to Surveillance – Are You?

It has seemed that no matter how insulting and ridiculous this National government has been that very little actually shifts its position in the polls. Until now. With the GCSB Bill due for its third reading tomorrow night the Labour … Continue reading

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Clown Politics

I haven’t done one of these in a very long time. And I’m going to keep this one very short. All it takes is for you to follow THIS LINK and spend 2 minutes and 11 seconds watching a news … Continue reading

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