Janhavi Gosavi

Seriously, why is everyone I know moving to Australia?

G’day mate? More like goodbye mate.

Why you might feel like an imposter at work

Feel like you're faking it? So do half of New Zealanders, research shows.

3 teenagers tell us what pride means to them

Celebrating pride in schools gives queer students a “light at the end of the tunnel”.

NZers can't afford to keep their homes warm and it affects renters more

Renters are four to six times more likely to experience energy hardship.

Artists tell us how being young, queer and Asian influences their work

“These things inform my work but they don't define it.”

In photos: Touring 3 Wellington flats

We asked three flat groups how much their rent is and how they feel about flatting.

The ins and outs of sex etiquette in a flat

It can be a sticky situation.

In THIS economy? How young business owners are currently holding up

A business association spokesperson explains what it’s like for young entrepreneurs right now.

Why I wore cultural clothing to graduation

“My outfit means representing my family at graduation and showing where I am from.”

Dental dams make oral sex safer. Why don’t we use them more?

If you’ve never heard of dental dams before, you’re not the only one.

What unions are and what they do

A union expert breaks down the basics of unions.

Expectation vs. reality: International students on moving to NZ

International students think NZ is ‘safe, approachable, slow and free’

‘Horrific stats’: Rangatahi rally for mental health at Parliament

Advocacy group Mental Health Matters Initiative presented the Government with nine calls to action.

Kumon: The education programme some students call ‘traumatising’

Migrant New Zealanders reflect on the education programme they did as kids.

Your social media posts can put your job at risk. Here’s what not to do

An employment lawyer explains why companies care what you post online.

Youth voices in local government are under threat

Whanganui Youth Council is on the chopping block and it's not the only one.

This film is the most realistic portrayal of sexual violence I’ve seen

Five things I took away from watching How To Have Sex

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.”