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FRACKING

March 19, 2012 28

The Deeper You Dig, The Darker It Gets Claims of water poisoning and sickness as a result the oil industry practice of hydraulicfracturing, or fracking, are rife in parts of Taranaki. So what is fracking and how safe is it? [Read More]

EXTREME MAKEOVER

February 22, 2012 4

STUDENT ASSOCIATION EDITION Matt Shand, editor of MASSIVE, traces the struggle from delinquency to operating table for the struggling and out-of-date student associations. The Patient was dragged into the operating room by three orderlies, each showing signs of a fierce [Read More]

THROW SOME LIGHT

February 21, 2012 0

Sarah Burton plays with some ‘limber, luscious, illuminating, inexplicable light’ The laden bus swerves slowly up Brooklyn Hill. Late afternoon sun finds a gap between the trees and buildings and hits the front windscreen full on, darting between people’s heads [Read More]

DEATH CAB’S NEW LIBERATION

February 21, 2012 0

Reynald Castenda discovers a 15-year-old band in transition Codes and Keys, the seventh album from indie-rock staple Death Cab for Cutie, marks a departure from their signature style of melancholic lyrics coupled with guitar-dependent melodies. Sure, the melancholia is still [Read More]

THE BIG DAMP SQUIB

February 21, 2012 0

Jamie Christian Desplaces goes in search of a beer and watches the Big Day Out taking its last whimpering breath. I was about to learn that this job was only assigned to me because our regular music man, Zack, had [Read More]

THE BRAIN IN LOVE

February 21, 2012 0

Ruth Field’s winning entry in last year’s short story competition run by Magneto magazine. The Brain in Love, she announces, the lecture topic a drumroll leading to her introduction. She pauses as pages are turned to find a clean sheet; [Read More]

STARING AT THE CEILING

February 21, 2012 0

JMC takes us into the underground world of heroin, and back again. It’s odd looking at these old notes on torn-off bits of cardboard box, scrawls on receipts, diagonal arcs across newspaper. You saved all these epiphanies and plans for [Read More]

THE EVER-EXPANDING HORIZON

February 20, 2012 0

Mike Ross on the universe, and getting excited about what you don’t understand. The start of the university year will inevitably represent different things to different students. For first-years, here may begin a new adventure in learning and in life. [Read More]

PAPER WINGS TO TAKE FLIGHT AT MASSEY

February 20, 2012 0

A real challenge for all those sporty, arm-rippling buff gym boys and all the tech kids Red Bull Paper Wings will be taking over the Massey University Great Hall on March 26th. Remember back when you were 10, sitting in [Read More]

WETA’S MALL ARTIST OF MANY FACES

February 20, 2012 0

Miriam Richdale delves into the world of make-believe In the hidden foothills of Miramar I find myself walking up a short gravel path where I’m greeted by two looming bronze statues.  They are holding a sign between them, and as [Read More]

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