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August 3, 2020

Whakarongo Mai! / Listen Up!: Auckland Students’ Thoughts on The End of Life Choice Referendum

During this year’s election, voters will make a decision on two referendums. One of these will determine whether the End of Life Choice Act comes into […]
July 27, 2020

Whakarongo Mai! / Listen Up! What Do Auckland Students Think of the Managed Isolation Debate?

While we return to the sports pitch and the nightclub, thousands of returning Kiwis watch from their hotel room windows. Managed isolation facilities have been established […]
June 8, 2020

Whakarongo Mai! / Listen Up! Auckland Students’ Thoughts on Voting and the Election

The 2020 general election for New Zealand is approaching quickly. Craccum asked students on their views on voting, and how young should New Zealanders be learning […]
June 2, 2020

Whakarongo Mai! / Listen Up! What Do Auckland Students Think of the Climate Strikes?

Last month, School Strike 4 Climate New Zealand organised an online climate strike in its efforts to continue to push for action to address climate change. […]
May 25, 2020

Whakarongo Mai! Listen Up! What Do Students Think of Budget 2020?

Following the budget announcement this month, Craccum heard from three Auckland students and the New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations regarding their thoughts on Budget 2020. […]
May 25, 2020

Auckland Students Recount Experiences with Elohim Academy Cult

In my Issue 9 story, “A Cult Tried and Failed to Recruit Me”, I detailed my unusual encounter with Elohim Academy, a new religious movement notorious […]
May 18, 2020

Whakarongo Mai! / Listen Up! What do Auckland Students think of a Capital Gains tax?

With some concerned about how to pay for the government’s stimulus package and new budget, some have proposed that a capital gains tax (CGT) is somewhere […]
May 18, 2020

Opinion: Pandemics and Pyramid Schemes: The Rise of Multi-Level Marketing

The quest for treasure through human history has led people through conditions of danger, treachery and…complete and utter scammery. In our pandemic world, we are reliant […]
May 18, 2020

Opinion: UOA’s Grade Boost Provides Actual Financial Value

On the 8th of May, Craccum broke the news that UOA had decided to scale up the overall final grades for all taught undergraduate and postgraduate […]