Crazed Gunman Terrorises Wealthy Dunedin Suburb

Posted 4:23pm Sunday 10th March 2013

At around 9pm on Wednesday 6 March, police and the Armed Offenders Squad were called out to a Tolcarne Avenue address in Maori Hill, where a man had apparently holed himself up in his house with his gun collection after a domestic incident. When Critic arrived at the property at 10pm after a Read more...

Editorial | Issue 03

Posted 4:23pm Sunday 10th March 2013

Dear John Key, You probably donít know me, John. Iím not like you, you see. Iím not the sort of person you generally hang out with. Iím not a rich, pinstripe suit-wearing banker or a slick corporate lobbyist. Iím just a regular guy, John. The sort of guy your government fucked Read more...

ODT Watch | Issue 02

Posted 5:18pm Sunday 3rd March 2013

Critic hasnít renewed its subscription to the ODT yet, partly because we donít want to contribute 95 cents per day to extensive coverage of the Strath Taieri Collie Clubís centennial trials in Middlemarch and obsessive campaigns against K2. So we stole a copy of Wednesdayís ODT from Radio One and Read more...

Test Cricket in Dunedin

Posted 5:18pm Sunday 3rd March 2013

A three-test series in New Zealand is rarer than a five-day test against South Africa. The England series is the Black Capsí last chance to win some glory after a whitewash of a season, with just the one (admittedly epic) victory against Sri Lanka. The first test starts in Dunedin on Wednesday, at Read more...

Editorial | Issue 02

Posted 5:18pm Sunday 3rd March 2013

Cricket makes life worth living. Thereís a test match between NZ and England at the University Oval next to Logan Park, running from Wednesday to Sunday. Every Otago student should go. Thatís why Iím not writing this editorial about politics, ticking ďno religionĒ in the census, or Read more...

Editorial | Issue 01

Posted 9:40pm Sunday 24th February 2013

At my work Christmas Party, I found out that the previous summer a guy had been fired for ordering a $200 Wagyu steak on the company tab. Wagyu cattle enjoy a standard of living far superior to that of the average Otago student. Massaged daily, plied with beer and sake, and fed only the very Read more...

Looper (2012)

Posted 5:59pm Sunday 7th October 2012

In the year 2044, there are no flying cars. Admittedly, there are motorbikes that hover, but theyíre totes unreliable. Most people drive the same cars as in 2012. And realistically, thatís what the future is going to be like. How much have cars actually changed since the 1950s? Likewise, antihero Read more...

ODT Watch | Issue 27

Posted 5:59pm Sunday 7th October 2012

This week in ODT Watch, the ODT continues its totes-impartial-journalism campaign against the new brand of synthetic cannabis, K2. The ODTís neutral interviewer resisted the urge to ask leading, emotive questions to get the answers he wanted: Meanwhile, a sentient fox has apologised Read more...

Student Artists Actually Explain the Meaning of their Work

Posted 5:01pm Sunday 30th September 2012

The 5th Annual OUSA Art Week put over $3000 into the hands of Dunedinís student artists, with 56 out of the 200 pieces on display were sold. Students viewing the artwork were encouraged to vote for their favourite piece in the Peopleís Choice Awards. The winner was Chelsea Thomsonís work Read more...

Hernandez Wins

Posted 5:01pm Sunday 30th September 2012

Francisco Hernandez has been elected as OUSA President for 2013 after a hard-fought campaign. Hernandez received 1163 of the 3620 votes cast, with his nearest rival Ryan Edgar receiving 965 votes, closely followed by Zac Gawn with 842 votes. The election results were announced on Thursday Read more...

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