Janhavi Gosavi

Heritage buildings: precious history or waste of space?

“Heritage buildings are taking up space we don't have to spare.”

Should men pay for dates with women?

34% of our audience says yes, 66% says no.

Why Taylor Swift deserves an academic conference about her

Meet the two NZ researchers who helped start the Swiftposium taking place in Melbourne.

Under 30s want more Covid boosters but can’t get them

We're in a fifth wave of Covid, but many young people had their booster years ago.

What it's like moving back in with your parents after university

A loss of independence for some, a respite for others.

‘Sunlight is a luxury’: What it's like living with sun allergies

“Not getting enough sun makes me feel like I’m not human.”

Petition launches to get students paid for their work on placement

The change would affect students studying health, education and social work.

Stopped reading, but feel bad about it? Here's some books to get you back

Book experts share their recommendations for new and newly returning readers.

Health students don’t get paid on placement and it sucks

Students on clinical placements are paying bills from an empty bank account.

Why I hate the beach

"The beach is a romantic idea in my head and on my phone."

Do brown people need to wear sunscreen?

Different skin tones have different burn times

'An opportunity to get rowdy': Why young NZers love a BYO

“I'm going to a BYO to sit around and drink with my mates and the food is a bonus.”

3 households show us what’s inside their fridge

Looking into your fridge is like looking into your soul.

How to complain at restaurants without being a dick

Rule #1 of complaining at a restaurant: don’t take your anger out on the waitstaff.

When your Asian parents won’t let you date until marriage

“No one lives a better double life than the oldest daughter of an Asian family.”

Long live the flat party

Experienced party hosts tell Re: News what it takes to throw a flat party and what makes them great.

Why ballroom is important to queer people of colour in Wellington

“We’ve found a way to tell the world all the different ways life can look like for a queer POC."

Do voters feel like youth crime is getting worse?

We asked them if the issue will affect how they vote in the upcoming election.

Opinion: How I practise Hinduism

"I have called myself a Hindu my entire life without having read any religious scriptures. "

Project Bloom: A photo studio that had Wellington teens in its grip

Project Bloom impeccably captured the zeitgeist of the 2010s.