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mental health
mental health

Ketamine Saved My Life

The only health board in New Zealand offering ketamine to treat depression is closing the trial down. Jemima Lomax-Sawyers, who was a member of the trial, writes why that news is terrifying for patients.
Jemima Lomax-Sawyers
2 days ago
NEW ZEALAND
NEW ZEALAND

Photographing the ‘Cannibal Wind’ of the South Island

Can a wind send you mad? Canterbury’s famous Nor’wester has been linked to higher rates of crime, deaths from organ failure and mental distress.
Tess McClure
1.31.18
mental health
mental health

How I Survived Suicide By Cop

New Zealand actor Rob Mokaraka has taken his darkest moment and turned it into a play to help others dealing with depression.
Rob Mokaraka
1.9.18
Photos
Photos

Photographing Japanese Schoolgirls, Without the Stereotypes

Everyday images of an all-girls high school in Tokyo where life doesn't imitate anime.
Katherine Gillespie
12.18.17
mental health
mental health

How to Talk to Friends About Anxiety, from Guys Who've Been There

The idea that masculinity equals rugged individualism isn't helping.
Laura Taylor
10.3.17
relationships
relationships

People In Love Talk About How They Deal With Working Together

"When we first started dating she was a huge distraction. I think we were pretty distracted by each other."
Sophie Gray
8.15.17
Dreads
Dreads

What I Learned As a White Dude With Dreadlocks

"I never would have realised how rough so many New Zealanders have it if I didn’t have dreads."
Isaac Craig
8.14.17
Views My Own
Views My Own

Being in a Wheelchair Makes Me Stand Out In a World That Craves Sameness

And I'm fine with that.
Grace Stratton
8.9.17
Sex
Sex

Why New Zealand Women Need to Talk More About Masturbation

"The vagina can atrophy if not used."
Laura Borrowdale
8.8.17
weddings
weddings

What You Learn About Love and Fuckwits As a Wedding Singer

Lisa Crawley is a musician, who moonlights in the wedding industry.
Sophie Gray
8.4.17
relationships
relationships

I Was So Clueless About Abusive Relationships I Didn’t Know I Was In One

Irene Wakefield started an organisation to help young New Zealanders avoid going through what she did.
Sophie Gray
8.2.17
Tattoo
Tattoo

'It's Transformative': Māori Women Talk About Their Sacred Chin Tattoos

Here's what it means to stamp your identity on your face.
Michelle Duff
7.27.17