Zahra Shahtahmasebi

Documentary

A New Documentary Shows How Education in NZ and the US is Divided on Racial Lines

Where you learn depends on where you live, and where you live often depends on what colour you are.
Zahra Shahtahmasebi
12.13.18
SEX

Kiwi Women Who Have Never Had an Orgasm Describe How They Think it Feels

“Something like a tightening pleasure in your belly and a tingling in the feet, and shaking uncontrollably from it all.”
Zahra Shahtahmasebi
12.6.18
SEX

Three Kiwis On How Being in a Wheelchair Changed Their Sex Lives

“Life throws you curveballs and you just gotta get on with it.”
Zahra Shahtahmasebi
12.3.18
multiculturalism

New Zealand Immigrants on the Worst Casual Racism They've Encountered

“Oh, so like do you guys like still have slaves in Egypt? Do you have your own slave?”
Zahra Shahtahmasebi
11.21.18
Armistice Day

War Stories of Māori and Pacific Soldiers Are Even More Chilling In Spoken Word

Four young Aotearoa poets capture our history for the centenary of Armistice Day.
Zahra Shahtahmasebi
11.10.18
News of Zealand

One in Eight New Zealand Adults Are On Antidepressants

The rising tide of prescription medication, some experts say, is due to a lack of other treatment options.
Zahra Shahtahmasebi
11.8.18
Drugs

In New Zealand It's Much Easier to Score Meth than Weed

And easier still if you're outside the country's main cities.
Zahra Shahtahmasebi
11.6.18
Homelessness

How a Former Melbourne Heroin Addict Is Helping Christchurch's Homeless

River Jayden knows what it's like to sleep rough, and now her Christchurch charity Street Wise hopes to make life a little easier for the city's "street whānau".
Zahra Shahtahmasebi
10.17.18