Laura Pitcher

Culture

This Photographer Spent Six Years Taking Portraits of Non-Binary Youth

Chloe Aftel's new book, ‘Outside & In Between,’ celebrates the genderqueer community.
Laura Pitcher
1.30.19
Music

Mzwètwo's New Song About Freedom Began in US Detention

The New Zealand musician on travelling as a black man in the time of Trump.
Laura Pitcher
12.11.17
elections nz

Here's What New Zealand Teens Actually Care About in Politics

The kids are alright.
Laura Pitcher
9.3.17
LGBQT

Coming Out Can Mean "Unlearning" the Homophobia You Carry in Yourself

On New Zealand’s Day of Silence, we talked to the campaign organiser about confronting prejudice, outside and within.
Laura Pitcher
8.17.17
Rural Week NZ

This Dystopian Novel Turns the South Island Into Disturbing Farm Prisons

We spoke to Wellington author Rhydian Thomas about critiquing New Zealand politics and fetishising cows in his first book.
Laura Pitcher
6.1.17
law

We Asked Wellington Windscreen Washers if Politicians Will Wipe Them Out

A new bill aims to ban windscreen washers from our intersections. We went to find out what they're doing there in the first place.
Laura Pitcher
4.27.17
weed week nz

We Asked Young New Zealanders If Weed Is a Gateway Drug

Putting the long-held, highly questionable theory to the test.
Laura Pitcher
4.13.17
Rape Culture

We Talked to Wellington Students Protesting Rape Culture in Their Schools

"I’m just really fed up about the shit that goes down every single day in our culture."
Laura Pitcher
3.13.17
housing

New Zealanders Tell Us the Desperate Lies They’ve Told Landlords to Get a Flat

If you want a house in Wellington, you have to pretend to be a better person.
Laura Pitcher
2.20.17
Waitangi Week

Powerful Portraits By a Young Māori Photographer Looking For His Heritage

Chev Hassett combines Māori tradition with contemporary photography.
Laura Pitcher
2.8.17
christmas

When All You Want For Christmas Is To Be Safe

Bad news. It's the most violent time of year. Brave New Zealanders tell us how they coped with summer holiday domestic abuse.
Laura Pitcher
12.22.16
News

People in Wellington Tell Us About Last Night’s Big Quake

"My apartment, like everyone's, turned into just a total mess and everything fell off the walls."
Laura Pitcher
11.13.16
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