Quarterback's protest moves beyond football field

Posted 10:39am Saturday 10th September 2016

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s decision to not stand for the national anthem before games has caused debate in America. During the team’s most recent matches, Kaepernick has either sat down or kneeled during the anthem to protest against racial injustices in the Read more...

New Zealand Young Writers Festival to take place in Dunedin

Posted 10:21am Sunday 21st August 2016

Calling all writers of any kind! Novelists, journalists, poets, songwriters, illustrators and more—this is the festival for you. From 1 – 4 September, Dunedin will host the second annual New Zealand Young Writers Festival. It will feature 15 completely free events. If you’re stuck Read more...

American man kills home intruder by tying him to a tree

Posted 10:55am Sunday 7th August 2016

Tying a burglar to a tree with layers of tape and a clothesline, leading to death; some things can only happen in the US.   Nathaniel Johnson, a 68-year-old resident of the town Leroy, Alabama, had become annoyed at the increasing number of burglaries at his property and decided something Read more...

Violent attacks hit Dunedin city

Posted 10:35am Sunday 17th July 2016

Fractured jaw, surgery, weeks spent in recovery. One may not expect such an assault from a night out in Dunedin. Unfortunately, on Friday July 8 this very kind of attack took place.     A group of four to five males assaulted a man and a woman around 11:00 – 11:30pm that night, on Read more...

No good being TVís Robin Hood

Posted 10:40am Sunday 29th May 2016

If you streamed the fight between boxing heavyweights Joseph Parker and Carlos Takam on Facebook last Saturday evening you’re a ‘lowlife shithead’ according to Dean Lonergan. The Duco events promoter and former rugby league player is seriously unhappy that the fight was Read more...

MP believes hospital food steering in the wrong direction

Posted 10:27am Sunday 22nd May 2016

Make sure you keep yourself healthy in Dunners this winter, because if you’re unlucky you might be sent to our glorious public hospital where you’ll be in for a treat when it comes to meal time. Some people have said it’s food you wouldn’t share to your pets, one person has Read more...

Governmentís inflated positivity over increase in university fees

Posted 10:45am Sunday 1st May 2016

Otago university has argued that the increase in fees is necessary because it will help control spiraling costs. In October last year, Otago chief financial officer Sharon van Turnhout said the university was under “significant financial pressure” and “providing an acceptable level Read more...

Auckland University on the move

Posted 10:41am Sunday 24th April 2016

Auckland University are relocating. Well, to an extent. They’re not setting up shop in Dunedin just yet, but they have decided to sell their Tāmaki Innovation Campus, their campus farthest from the city centre, to a local property investment firm.  The role of the Tāmaki Read more...

Auckland Uni Facebook Post Leads To Racial Profile Debate

Posted 10:25am Sunday 10th April 2016

The issue of racial violence in our country’s biggest city is contentious, and it has been brought to light recently due to a number of attacks against people of Asian ethnicity in the city. This culminated in the publication of a post by a student on the Overheard @ University of Auckland Read more...

Zero Compliance With Zero Hours

Posted 12:09pm Sunday 13th March 2016

Imagine it. Sitting round on the couch, waiting in anticipation for a call from your employer to see if you will get the hours you need to support you and your family.  You can’t properly hang out with mates, you can’t spend an afternoon down at the shops, it’s hard to join a Read more...

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