TOP 30 OF 2019 - 3. No, I'm not flattered by your Asian fetish...
- Jan 22, 2020
First published on Thursday the 4 th of April, 2019, this piece comes in at number 3 in the top 30 most read...Read More
First published on Monday the 1 st of July, 2019, this piece comes in at number 16 in...Read More
For all the stay at home dads (but specifically my own),
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It’s official — Taylor Swift is the Artist of the Decade! After her recent wins at the...Read More
I once heard someone say that hormonal contraception is so effective because after taking it women don’t...Read More
I didn’t think I would need to say this. Hell, I didn’t think I would need to be told this.
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Parris Goebel is the freakiest thing to come out of New Zealand — and I say this with all the love and...Read More
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In what may be one of the better news stories we’ve heard this year, the government has...Read More
Chanel Miller, for years after the Stanford...Read More
Whether you love them or not, it’s safe to say that nearly everyone has heard of BTS.
I wasn’t taught about the history of our country in the way that I should have been.
“I want my legs as sharp as dogs’ teeth / wild dogs / wild Samoan dogs / the mangy kind that bite...Read More
I was first cast out when I told my fellow students in primary school that my family sometimes ate...Read More
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Shortland Street , like most soap operas, has had its share of frustrating characters...Read More
When I watched the piece that won Ngā Hine Pūkōrero the Word - The Front Line competition (see attached video) I felt simultaneously hollowed out...Read More
I used to be one of them.
Even though I would never say a word against a teen mother to...Read More
Techweek New Zealand is an annual event to celebrate the advancements within our...Read More
People from just about everywhere have come to call New Zealand home. Adjusting to their new...Read More
As the time for university and scholarship applications draws near, my peers are voicing...Read More
The days following the Notre Dame cathedral fire were fraught with grief and shock as the world watched...Read More
Tall poppy syndrome has been a part of New Zealand culture for nearly as long as we’ve been a country...Read More
As the conversation around sexual assault gains worldwide traction, I’ve discovered a disturbing...Read More
According to my mum, I’m a spitfire.
She didn’t use that exact word – being a native Mandarin speaker – but I remember, somewhere in my...Read More