Taryn Dryfhout, Author at Massive Magazine

Being a ‘white’ Māori

October 9, 2017 2

By Taryn Dryfhout Being paler than everyone else in my family, it’s been a long-running joke that I am a ‘washed out Māori’. My sister, cousins and even my own children are all darker than I am, and it’s often [Read More]

$17,500 bonus for beginner teachers in Auckland

September 25, 2017 0

By Taryn Dryfhout New teaching graduates starting their first jobs in Auckland in 2018 are set to receive a $17,500 bonus at the end of five years’ work. The bonus is currently available for decile one and isolated schools but [Read More]

Anti-abortion club abolished from Auckland University

September 25, 2017 0

By Taryn Dryfhout Students at Auckland University have voted to abolish an anti-abortion club which had been formally affiliated with the Auckland University Student’s Association (AUSA). This follows a referendum, which took place over a week, asking whether the AUSA should [Read More]

Are the humanities coming to an end?

September 25, 2017 0

By Taryn Dryfhout The internet is full of stories about the humanities’ declining enrolments, lack of funding and poor job prospects, as people continue to speculate about the fate of this previously thriving field. With humanities numbers declining all over [Read More]

Toll-free SkyPath could be going ahead

September 25, 2017 0

By Taryn Dryfhout Cyclists could be commuting from the city to the North Shore via the Auckland Harbour Bridge for free, now the SkyPath has been promised funding from the Labour party. The $33 million project has been put on hold [Read More]

Mum’s the Word – A not so smooth move

September 11, 2017 0

By Taryn Dryfhout Massive columnist Taryn Dryfhout looks at how to juggle a ‘study mummy’ life, at the same time as working, raising children, volunteering and maintaining her sanity throughout. I’d rather jump into a pile of broken Lego than pack [Read More]

Transport policy breaches rules

September 11, 2017 0

By Taryn Dryfhout Earlier last month, the National Party launched its transport policy at the Papakura train station, a move which Auckland Transport (AT) says breaches their regulations. Due to a last-minute venue change, National’s Auckland transport policy launch quickly [Read More]

Go Innovate! Underway in Auckland

August 14, 2017 0

By Taryn Dryfhout Massey’s annual innovative ideas competition is in full swing in Auckland, with workshops taking place throughout this month, in preparation for the final in September. Go Innovate! is a Dragon’s Den-style competition run by the Massey University [Read More]

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