After winning the Special Jury Award at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, American director Liza Mandelup’s debut feature film Jawline has made its way to this season’s NZ International Film Festival’s programme.
Leading the polls, at the front and centre of the debate stage is Former Vice President Joe Biden, yet not everyone thinks he deserves to be there. Biden has a past history of racist voting records and endorsements which cannot be ignored, critics say.
Girls supporting girls, learning to love our bodies, and allowing yourself to not care about what anybody else thinks of you. And all set to the catchy songs of British pop girl group Little Mix! JOANNA LI reviews the show POWER, and caught up with producer Sara Cowdell.
Eclectic American singer and songwriter Andy grammar has consistently delivered impressive range, deft musicality, and endless charisma. Our Maverick, Aaron Dahmen, sat down with him to discuss his upcoming album, Naive.
Youth Press Gallery journalist, Maia Ingoe, reports on the issue of racism between Maori and Pakeha and how it could be solved through proper education on the history of our country and why it was no fair road to get to where we are today.
It’s no secret kiwi group Drax Project have been making serious waves overseas with the likes of Hailee Steinfield and Camila Cabello. We caught up with the jet setting musicians to talk highlights, touring and what the crowds at their fast-approaching NZ shows can expect.
The Associate Minister of Education was challenged on the first official day of Youth Parliament 2019 by Youth MP Xavier Turner on the issue of Maori history and the NZ educational curriculum. This issue has come up again and again at Youth Parliament and we have to wonder what is really going on. Our Youth MPs are calling out for something to change and they are yet to be heard.
The amount of hot water bottles I’ve utilised seems to be unparalleled with anyone else on this earth. Even my kettle, born for the job of creating boiling water, was getting sick of it. And, oh God, so was I. Our Maverick, AZARIA HOWELL, shares her experience with endometriosis, surgery, and recovery.
On World Blood Donor Day, we celebrate unpaid blood donors, because they save lives – 29,000 in New Zealand alone! Our Maverick, MACKENZIE STEELE, talked to a recipient of blood donation products about how blood donation impacts her life.
Following the Christchurch massacre, the voices of Muslims, migrants, and refugees were brought to the forefront and sparked a nation-wide conversation about how deeply racism flows through our country. Shakti New Zealand, along with organisations such as the Khadija Leadership Network, are continuing the conversation with their free one-day conference, Let's Deal With It: A Trans-Tasman Conference. Our Editor, NIDHA KHAN, spoke to Tayyaba Khan, the co-founder of the Khadija Leadership Network, about the conference and her experience with promoting diversity and addressing discrimination in New Zealand.