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August 18, 2019

UoA’s Very Own Problematic Colonial Monuments

Like many UoA students, I have walked towards the main campus down Symonds Street too many times to count. You most likely have noticed the statue […]
July 29, 2019

Goodnight Alt Right: A Saga of swastikas, stickers and swift action – How to practically address the growing problem of Neo-Nazi Vandalism

“The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference.” Elie Wiesel’s words of the importance of action are true in many ways, but what is valuable […]
May 21, 2019

Q’s with Kate: Getting our ethical on

Kate Hall in an online eco-friendly lifestyle adviser who is passionate about helping people live a more ethical, planet-friendly day-to-day life.  Since Kate and I couldn’t […]
April 29, 2019

Is Public Art Vandalism? The Battle Between Public Artists and Local Councils

In 2017 Jesse Jensen founded Ares Artifex with the goal of proliferating public art in Auckland & New Zealand. He works in roller, spray, acrylic and […]
April 9, 2019

Help Women’s Refuge Take a Stand Against Domestic Violence

This week, UoA Women in Law are holding a professional clothing drive in support of Women’s Refuge. It’s a chance to unleash your inner Marie Kondo […]
April 9, 2019

New Zealand’s Sex Education is Still (Almost) as Shit as You Remember

I have only brief snippets of memory from my high school sex ed classes, which come and go in flashes.  Flash; our elderly science teacher wheels […]
March 25, 2019

Stuck on the Plate

Clay listens.  It knows the hands that curl around it; shaping and moulding; guiding it from lump to ladle and clump to cup. ‘If you’re in […]
March 11, 2019

Women’s Clubs at UOA

In celebration of International Women’s Day last Friday the 8th, we’ve put together a handy guide to some of the feminist-friendly clubs on campus. Fight the […]
March 4, 2019

Community: A Visit to the Waitakere Alcohol and Drug Treatment Court

Ten people sat at a round table singing a Waiata. Later, a heavily tattooed man stands up and shares his personal journey to recovery. By the […]