The Immigration Recalibration: what's changed (and what hasn't) for international tauira

From this month, international tauira (students) can once again move to Aotearoa to study, work, and host the best parties on campus. But with recent changes to immigration policies making it harder to stay after graduating, and with tough barriers for anyone with health needs, will the long flight to our shores still be worth it for international students? Over the last two years, international immigration to Aotearoa slowed to a standstill....

The Best Uniflat Complex to Hook Up In: A Guide

The international students are finally back, and so are the Jonas Brothers. What a time to be alive. The international complexes are famous for free power, Halloween parties, and the most Americans per square metre in all of Aotearoa (not verified). Who wouldn’t want to hang out there? With the heat pump running 24/7 and flatmates who don’t charge you a gold coin to use the dryer outside hour of power, it is the ideal place to have a...

Paganism, Patriotism and Piety: What ever happened to the American Pie?

The reason America doesn’t have mince pie is as simple as it is completely absurd: it was banned, multiple times, by religious zealots. See, America did have mince pie. And they totally frothed it - mince pie was called “Unquestionably the monarch of pies”, an “American institution” and “as American as the Red Indians”, and also, evidently, as racism. In the early 1900s, the mince pie was everywhere....