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Flippin’Eck

SINCE 2005, THAT PHENOMENON KNOWN AS YOUTUBE HAS BEEN CREATING OVERNIGHT SENSATIONS, from Susan Boyle to Justin Beiber, The Sneezing Panda and the Blow On The Pie Guy. YouTube’s ability to take something obscure and bring it to worldwide attention…

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No, We’re Not Cheats

Over the past few weeks, stories about university students cheating their way to success and lecturers letting them do so have been cropping up all over the country. The first case that caught my attention was about the students of…

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The Dad I Miss

Courtney Tokorangi has been inspired by her father’s illness to develop a documentary film aiming to reveal more about her family’s relationships and raise awareness of his illness, bipolar disease. In this heartfelt piece, she explores what led to the…

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Saving Lives at the Sea

Since 1935, Coastguard Auckland has been saving lives at the sea. It relies on the generosity and goodwill of the local community to provide critical search and rescue service to the boating community. Recently, Project Propel, a three-year collaboration between…

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My Second Home

“Where we love is home – home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes I still remember the excitement and fear I had for my flight to New Zealand. The night before, I stayed…

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Him

He set the picnic basket down by the towering oak tree. The sweet smell of the vegetation ripening in the Indian summer conquered our senses as I was running around the field, changing the angle of my arms and mimicking…

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