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once made me a piece of artwork that
says “the most beautiful things in this
and makes me laugh sometimes. God is
totally real, totally sweet, and I’m glad to
world cannot be seen or touched, they have a growing relationship with him. I
must be felt with the heart”. And there’s started going back to Church in second
some things that I feel in my heart that year at university and I’ve met some of
I can’t see or touch. A lot of my friends my best friends in the world there. I don’t
believe in God, but don’t really prescribe think that I found God in Church though.
to a faith as such. I kind of think it’s a I found him at the bottom of a bottle.
shame, because I just think that, if you After one too many nights out getting
believe in God, why not try and get to blind drunk, living like I always had. I
know him? realised everything should be fine in my
life, yet my heart was still breaking. So I
I’m from a Christian family, and called… and he answered.
we’re as freaking dysfunctional as the
next one. I used to go to Church and So I guess that’s me, I just find something
play with Lego underneath the chairs. Or in God that I can’t find anywhere else.
I’d sleep. I didn’t really understand it. I Being a Christian doesn’t make me much
Seeing as it’s spirituality week, and I’m found the sermons totally boring. I knew different from other people, although
quite a spiritual person, I’m going to God was real, but I guess I didn’t know I do seem to have been blessed with
throw my two cents in. Discrimination him. Cue high school, the old Kristov 62 ridiculously good dress sense (and
against minorities is commonly met and a world of macking. Moving out of maybe a touch too much vanity). I
with disapproval, which is great. But home sent me further down this path. still love a good party and a few beers.
sometimes it feels that precept holds There’s stuff I regret, stuff I did that still Regardless I still have my deep issues,
true unless the discrimination is towards kind of hurts me, maybe others too. but I also have a whole freaking lot of
Christianity, particularly in the media.
hope. I still screw up just as much, and
Muslim bashing, not ok, gay bashing But for the most part, I had an awesome
probably more than others. But I don’t
not ok. Christian bashing, totally sweet. time. Ha, there’s nothing quite like being
want to use that as an excuse. I love life,
I’m not saying that it’s cool to beat on off your face at 2am, stumbling out of
I love people. I feel so blessed just to be
those other minorities, because we all get Shadows Bar. But as fun as that was, I
alive, and knowing there’s more than
a hard time sometimes, and it’s not cool. always felt empty the next day. Getting
this makes me happy. The main goal of
I’m just saying it sucks that Christians mack was always sweet, but if nothing
my life is to do what Jesus said were the
get so little respect sometimes. Maybe happened, I felt depressed. You can’t
most important precepts: Love God and
they’re the easiest target, maybe it’s a expect people to validate you constantly.
love others. That’s an awesome message
form of revenge for either perceived In a perfect world, they would. But it
and it totally inspires me, I wish I was
or real historical injustice? Anyway, doesn’t work that way here. I love my
better at it.
pushing aside all the religion, all the friends, they help make this world what
institutionalism, whatever, here’s one it is. So many of them have changed my
So, I’m a Christian, and I don’t want to
man’s story. I’ll get life powerfully, impinge on your rights, I don’t want to
some flack for it, but but there’s just tell you what to do, I certainly don’t want
you’ve got to be true Dan Trevarthen some ways they
firstname.lastname@example.org to judge you. But I do want to tell you
to who you are.
I’ve always believed
can’t be there
for me 100%
that there’s more out there. If you’re even
wondering if there’s something more out
email@example.com there, I’d just encourage you to explore
in God, I just can’t
fathom a world where Private Bag 102 904
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satellite news Reality TV goes too far, againSome group of
morons in the US have come up with a new National News
reality TV show. This is for real. It’s called
Japan still trying to kill lots of whalesJapan “Domestic Diva”. Here’s their freaking spiel. Telecom give away free credit by mistake
has lost their latest effort to repeal years of again (they can afford it) Telecom could have
anti-hunting agreements at the International “Would you like to become America’s new lost hundreds of thousands of dollars within
Whaling Commission. Countries rejected diva of domesticity? If you have a flair for a few hours because of a loophole left in a
Japan’s motion to hold votes in secret. flower design, a talent for turning out tasty promotion.
treats and an overall knack for being creative,
Conservation groups, which accuse Japan of then you may have what we are looking for… Radio host at 91ZM Ian Stables took a call
enticing developing countries to join the body twelve people who will compete against each from a listener on his live show on Wednesday
and vote with it, welcomed the outcome, other on national television for the opportunity saying “that people with a Telecom mobile
indicating the majority of the 57 members to live a dream.” account who texted 123456 to 2004 would get
remained largely opposed to whaling. a $10 credit to their account each time they
“A new reality series on CBS will follow a did it.”
“It looks like the pro-conservation majority group of highly motivated contestants from
will hold for another year,” says Susan all walks of life, living together under one The station was inundated with calls
Lieberman of the World Wildlife Fund, but roof as they are given tasks to determine their proclaiming the process worked. Stables’ show
she added the majority might be as slim as creative talent, sense of style and personality. has an estimated audience of up to 600,000,
just a single vote as most newer countries If you think you have what it takes, follow and he believed a significant amount hold
would be likely to side with the hunters. the steps below and tell us why you should be Telecom contracts.
Critics of Japan’s motion say secret votes “We weren’t encouraging listeners to defraud
would let countries proclaim their opposition A date for the show has yet to be confirmed Telecom, we just wanted to see if it worked.
to whaling in public while cutting backroom but Satellite understands the programme will Some people were calling in saying they had
deals to allow whaling to take place. be ass. tolled up between $500 to $900 worth of
Japan, which views whaling as a noble We were wrong – Blair. British Prime
tradition and whale meat as a prized Minister Tony Blair has accepted responsibility Telecom spokeswoman Katrina King
delicacy, lost the vote 29 to 24. A small for mistakes in the use of intelligence before confirmed that the promotion was real but
number of states were barred from voting for the war in Iraq, but insists that Lord Butler’s should have been turned off after June 19 when
administrative reasons. inquiry put to rest any question over his the promotion ended. The promotion was held
integrity. He admits the intelligence presented during Fieldays at Mystery Creek last month.
The body was created in 1946 to control what to Parliament and the nation was “less certain”
was then a global industry and ensure whales than people had been told at the time but says The error occurred where a short code, that
were not hunted to extinction. the threat of Saddam Hussein to Britain and the would enact a reply message offering a free
world could not be ignored. credit, was mistakenly not turned off.
Japan believes there are plenty of some
species of whales. A Japanese delegate told “No one lied. No one made up the intelligence. Ms King said no one had been credited since,
Reuters if the IWC does not replace the No one inserted things into the dossier against and staff would check the database to ensure
moratorium with a system of sustainable the advice of the intelligence services. Everyone those who texted the number would receive a
whaling quotas they would quit the group genuinely tried to do their best in good faith for maximum of $10 credit to their account.
next year. the country in circumstances of acute difficulty.
That issue should now be at an end.” Undie survey results
To make its point, it tabled a request to catch Bendon have concluded their clandestine
2,914 minke whales from the Antarctic But Conservative leader Michael Howard marketing research disguised as informative
Ocean, declared a whale sanctuary by the attacked Mr Blair for failing to give the public study to announce the existence of the
IWC. an accurate account of the intelligence that was ridiculously named and blatantly oxymoronic
placed in front of him. “retro-metro-undie-sexual” – the new breed of
They say the annual quota would be just 0.05 New Zealand male. Retro-metro-undie-sexual
per cent of the population and no threat to “It is now clear that in many ways the is described by a spokesperson as such:
the whaling population. The quota would be intelligence services got it wrong,” he says.
worth $300 million of sales on the market. “That’s a guy who likes to think he doesn’t care
“But their assessments included serious caveats, about what undies he wears, but really he does.
“We have been perplexed to realise that a qualifications and cautions. When presenting While he doesn’t like shopping for undies, he
whale that consumes three-to-four times its his case to the country, the Prime Minister knows exactly what style he wants and usually
own body weight continues to be seen as a chose to leave out those caveats, qualifications buys them himself rather than entrusting a
resource that should be untouched by humans and cautions. Their qualified judgements girlfriend or mother.”
at a time that the nations of the world strive to became his unqualified certainties.” “New Zealand males really do care about what
find food for their people,” the representative they wear down under.”
of new member Suriname says. At time of print, the Foreign Affairs Select The survey, dubbed the “Great Revealing
Committee was due to meet shortly to discuss Undie Debate, or GRUD, was undertaken by
Japan already kills some 440 minkes there whether to reopen its inquiry into the Iraq war 300 people. The survey found the average
a year under a clause allowing scientific after the Butler report revealed that MI6 had punter is likely to be sporting a black, fitted
research and the meat ends up on the tables withdrawn crucial evidence that bolstered the trunk or boxer-brief in stretch cotton.
of restaurants and sushi bars fetching $50 case for war because it was discredited.
million. The survey says 76% of New Zealand guys
buy their own underwear. Going against the Nandor says decriminalisation of live studio performances this season. From
age-old myth that men gladly leave it up to their weed inevitable - Green MP Nandor www.medianstrip.com
mum or girlfriend to purchase. Tanczos says that new government figures
demonstrating a continued fall in convictions Beatrootz win launchpad
A staggering 17% of guys shop when their for minor cannabis offences shows that Round one winners of the Coke Launchpad
underwear is “too holey to know which one decriminalisation of cannabis is inevitable. competition were the Beetrootz from
to put their leg through”. Just 1% say they Wellington. The voting went right down to the
buy underwear when the All Blacks win. The In response to written parliamentary questions wire and saw over 4500 votes cast.
NZ bloke is a clean one – with 90% changing from Nandor to Justice Minster Phil Goff, it was
their underwear every day. But a small portion revealed that 1984 people were convicted of Beatrootz will receive a music video made
of men choose to change only when there’s the cannabis use or possession in 2003, about half the by Satellite Media for their track No DJZ,
possibility of a hot date seeing them in their figure recorded for 1993 where it peaked at 3717. this video will debut on Coke New Releases,
underwear. and be playlisted on The Edge radio network.
“The New Zealand police are taking a more In addition, Beatrootz will open a show at
New Zealand finds monopoly champ realistic approach to cannabis.” says Nandor, the Edgefest 2005, feature in an article in the
This year’s NZ Poker championship winner Green spokesperson for Cannabis Law Reform. August/September issue of Rip It Up and
showed he was a deft hand at other table games appear live on Top Of The Pops.
when he took out the New Zealand Monopoly “Police have driven law reform both in the UK There are three more rounds to come and
title held at Britomart in Auckland. Andrew and in Holland, because police recognise that Round Two of Coke Launchpad opens on
Dimock (26) of Christchurch, will represent they have more important things to do than 26th July 2004. For more details check out
NZ at the World Monopoly Championship in arrest people just for cannabis possession.” www.cokefridge.co.nz
Tokyo this October. The title will be competed
for by 40 countries vying for a $US15,140 New hip hop station New York Dolls bassist dies
grand prize. TRN’s new hip hop/R&B station, Flava 96.1, Arthur Kane, original bassist for 70s punk rock
launched recently, bringing the speculation group the New York Dolls, has died of leukemia
Dimock took out the championship by scoring game on its format and line-up to a close. related complications at age 55.
$4,964 worth of assets at the end of a 90-minute As anticipated, the on-air line-up includes
game. Dimock, who came second in the 1996 popular former Mai FM breakfast host Kane was admitted to a Los Angeles hospital
NZ Monopoly Championship, says that with 15 Stacey Daniels and ex-Niu FM host Oscar and died not long after being diagnosed with
minutes to go it was still anyone’s game. “The Kightley on breakfast. One time Beat96 leukemia, said band manager Darren Hill.
game was pretty intense. I based my strategy on main man, and another ex-Mai host, Mike
negotiation and just rolling the dice,” Haru is to host days and Teuila Blakely, The New York native had been suffering from
currently seen on C4, will present drive. severe flu-like symptoms for several days,
“I’m pretty good at board games and after An on-air competition will help forcing him to back out of a July 11 reunion
wining the Poker Champs in March I’m really find a new night host, says TRN show in Manchester, England, Hill said.
happy.” Monopoly is one of the world’s most Auckland General Manager Grant Lee.
popular board games and is currently sold in 80 “Flava 96.1 will sound, look and feel like its target “He didn’t even know,” Hill said Thursday.
countries and published in 26 languages. audience. We are also actively recruiting street- “It wasn’t until he went into the hospital that
team staff from all over Auckland,” says Lee. afternoon that they diagnosed that.”
Flava 96.1 will provide additional exposure for
Entertainment News New Zealand music and have the advantage of In a statement on behalf of himself and guitarist
not playing more than two commercials in a row. Sylvain Sylvain, Dolls frontman David
“In the process, we see Flava 96.1 growing Johansen says: “His bass playing and presence
Anatomy of Hell screenings to go ahead
the urban advertising market, rather were the heart and soul of the New York Dolls
Film Festival organisers say an attempt by
than cutting into existing segments.” and the secret ingredient of our sound.”
The Society for the Promotion of Community
The station will inevitably go head to head with
Standards to halt showings of controversial
Mai FM, a consistently strong ratings performer Kane helped form the New York Dolls in 1972.
French film Anatomy of Hell have backfired.
for the last few years. It will start by playing The group recorded only two studio albums
10,000 songs in a row over the next few weeks before they split in 1975, but their hard-edged
The decision by the President of the Film and
in the build-up to revealing its ‘complete sound’. sound and glam-punk image influenced the
Literature Review Board to decline the Society’s
The 96.1FM frequency, most recently used punk rock wave that followed and, years later,
application for an injunction, was welcomed by
to broadcast Cool Blue and used for years the late 80s glam-metal scene.
Festival director Bill Gosden.
prior as a testing ground for various formats,
is now being beamed from the Sky Tower Kane had been working at a Church in Los
“As always, the Society’s attempts to suppress a
and has a reception coverage pattern “equal Angeles but rejoined the band after British
film have had the opposite effect,” says Gosden.
to other FM music stations,” says Lee. From singer and Dolls fan Morrissey persuaded the
“Anatomy of Hell has now sold out its Saturday
www.medianstrip.com group to play at London’s Meltdown Festival
night screening in Auckland.”
Space And Hum Set To Return
“Their persistent attempts to undermine the
NZ On Air will fund another season of two “I will always remember the look of bashful
credibility of the Classification Office and to
popular Kiwi music shows, set to return in the happiness on Arthur’s face as people in the
suggest that the Film Festival promotes the
next few months. Satellite Media-produced audience constantly called out his name. He was
degradation of women and the exploitation of
Space gets $150,000 and TVNZ’s inhouse Hum, finally back where he belonged,” Morrissey said
children are not only tiresome. They are also
hosted by Francesca Rudkin, receives $54,500. in a statement.
expensive to the taxpayer. Anyone wishing to
NZ On Air Chief Executive Jo Tyndall
show a film publicly in this country is obliged
says there will be changes to Space. Several of the original Dolls members have died.
to meet the costs of censorship in the name of
“The show this year will feature guest Original Dolls drummer Billy Murcia drowned
the public good. Anyone wishing to prevent a
hosts, have a wider entertainment focus in 1972. Dolls guitarist Johnny Thunders died
screening has the substantial costs of servicing
and more out and about components of a drug overdose in 1991. Murcia’s successor,
their complaint, no matter how unfounded or
giving us a look at New Zealand nightlife.” Jerry Nolan, had a fatal stroke in 1992.
misguided, subsidised by the taxpayer.”
There will also be ‘cartoons for grown
ups’. For the first time, Hum will include
sString of hope
lead from Brown. He’s got a slightly bleak outlook
on life, but that only makes his success all the
He’s now spent the last four years at Duncan
toys, had amazing performances in countless
competitions and even received the title of
Yo-Yo Master in 2001 by the International
Yo-Yo Museum. The title is given to those
who have made it to the top of the sport and
have also made outstanding contributions to
the advancement of Yo-Yoing. He jokingly
shoots down the suggestion that it’s quite an
“It’s just like being someone who’s no damn
good at it but you just end up getting a whole
bunch of free stuff.”
One of the reasons he received the title was
It sounds ridiculous, but the Yo-Yo saved finally managed to get a job assembling Yo- because he invented a new form of Yo-Yoing
Steve Brown’s life. Working in a restaurant, Yo’s in the back of a warehouse. – Freehand Yo-Yo. The style involves using a
Brown lost his job, but figured that had a counterweight on the end of the Yo-Yo string,
few weeks to find work. He had cheap rent One day, the boss asked if he could work a meaning he can perform tricks where he lets go
living with his girlfriend and some money cash register. He lied and said he could. He of the Yo-Yo completely.
saved up. hung out all day watching Yo-Yo “how to” “I showed up with it and completely freaked
videos. He started demonstrating the toy everyone out and won the contest. I came up
He came home to find his girlfriend screwing instore. All the Yo-Yo’s sold out. with it because friends had this trick where
someone else. He had to move out, so no you spun it around your legs and I thought it
more cheap rent. The money quickly dried “The whole cart had been emptied and he was stupid because it’d just get caught, so tried
up. thought we’d been robbed. I spent the next adding a counterweight.”
three and a half years with him.”
“I went from doing just fine and carving out Freehand style now has its own division at the
a life for myself to ‘I have nothing’ in one In his time with Gregory Cohen’s Infinite world championships.
week. Fate is fickle.” Illusions, he engrossed himself in the art of
throwing toys, boomerangs, Frisbees, you A quick demo, and it’s obvious he is a master.
“As hard as I was looking for work there was name it. If you can throw it, Steve Brown The Yo-Yo twists, twirls, boomerangs and flips
nothing forthcoming. mastered it. around his body and arms. It’s quite fascinating
to watch. How does he get so good?
“The longer I stayed out the worse I looked “I’d probably be dead in a ditch [if I wasn’t
and the harder it was to find work. I just got doing this]. I always kinda thought I was “[The tricks are] all just made up of basically
lucky. I looked like a junkie, and people doomed, I don’t know why.” the same bits and pieces put together different
aren’t going to hire a junkie.” ways. Eventually you get to put whole on the
With a shaved head, emo glasses and an array fly, you can just put them together any way you
Homeless for eight months, the Florida native of tats, it’s not hard to get a slightly dark vibe want.”
s to success
Steve Brown had to go all the way down
before he could come back up. Daniel
Trevarthen speaks to a 29-year-old Yo-Yo
Master about life on the upswing.
“Practice and lack of a social life, that’s all devoted. I was there to judge their national the 80s when there were no skate companies
I’ve got.” champs. I stepped up to do a demo and they making boards. ‘Hey no-ones making boards
were so loud I could just hear nothing, it was so I’ll make one.’ They rebuilt it themselves
But it sounds like there’s a bit more to it than white noise. It was incredible.” and with their four buddies.”
that. Brown is a self-confessed workaholic.
His aim now, is to see the sport grow. Yo-Yo After going down to the bottom, Steve Brown
“I’ve got a work ethic from hell, I’m so crazes traditionally come in booms of seven has come shooting back up. He is, in effect,
absolutely terrified of having to go through years or so, according to the toy companies. a human Yo-Yo. And Brown says the Yo-Yo
that again that I’ll work myself to death.” New Zealand is on the cusp of a new Yo-Yo is here to stay.
craze. Nina Stevenson, Product Manager for
There’s a bleakness in his words. He hasn’t toy company Hasbro (Duncan distributors in “Once the craze dies out [this time around]
forgotten what it’s like to live on the streets. New Zealand) says, “the popularity of retro there’ll be such a worldwide player base it’s
He won’t let himself. That’s one of the toys peak approximately every seven years as not going to come close to dying. It is still
reasons he won’t fail, at whatever he’s doing. a new generation of players emerge. “ kinda that marginal activity that people don’t
Vacations are non-existent, he works 60-70 take seriously”
hours a week. But Brown wants to see the Yo-Yo come back
for good. “It’s not going anywhere; it’s too widespread,
“I’ve been running so hard for so long that on too entrenched”
the rare occasion that I don’t have anything to “Most countries already have a solid player
do I get so nervous and freaked out that I just base. I’m more just trying to get people into And by extension, it looks like Steve Brown,
start working on something. I definitely hope it. You had a bunch of people that brought sportsman, entrepreneur, workaholic, is here
that sometime in the near future I can slow yoyos but didn’t learn how to use them. The to stay.
it down but right now I’m pulling it off so I goal is not just to make the sale; the job is
can’t argue too much.” to spread the sport. Then you’re building
yourself a solid year round business.” Steve Brown’s career:
He’s had to adjust to people’s reactions to 1996
his occupation. Although he can state that he “The cycles are getting much shorter, some • World Yo-Yo Contest - 4th Place
works in marketing and product development, down to three or four years.” 1997
the reality is that this means a lot of travelling • World Yo-Yo Contest – Single A - 4th
to perform Yo-Yo demonstrations. Duncan has been the company that’s kept the Place
sport going in between booms, but the kids • World Yo-Yo Contest – Single A Freestyle
“Some people are impressed by it and some deserve all the credit. - 3rd Place
people think it’s stupid and some people 1998
genuinely want to talk about it. I get a lot “It’s so much easier with the internet. Any • World Yo-Yo Contest – Single A Freestyle
of comments like ‘why don’t you get a real kid can get online and see what every other - 4th Place
job?’” kid in the world is doing. It’s really awesome 1999
that the kids have taken it upon themselves to • Bay Area Classic Invitational – Freestyle
“Kids are either amazed or intimidated.” build up a worldwide community.” - 1st Place
He’s managed to travel to five different He draws comparison to skating’s re- • Bay Area Classic Invitational – Freestyle
continents, stretching countries such as emergence, which occurred thanks to a - 1st Place (while blindfolded)
Singapore, Malaysia, Brazil, Germany, small Los Angeles skate team known as the • National Yo-Yo Master Award (1 of only 7
England and now New Zealand. Brazil “Z-Boys”. The story was told in the popular people to hold this title)
garnered the biggest reaction. documentary Dogtown and Z-Boys. • Retired from Competition
“The players there are just so freaking “It’s just like how skating [came back] in 07
Is this all there is? Really?
By Jill Shaw, Chaplaincy Services
Studies show that the majority of New
Zealanders believe in a concept of God.
Much of life happens in the marketplace or
terrified of religion because they associate
it, often with good reason historically, with
fundamentalism, fascism or destructive
How would it be if we started anew, without on the playing field. Bluck ties spirituality emotionalism. It is a habit of the secular
our fears, the wounds of abuse, the excesses in with national identity issues and examines mind to constantly point to the negative and
and injustices highlighted in history? the distance between how people express abusive expressions of the religious instinct,
How would it be to not have labels and their spirituality and why the religious and having our noses rubbed in these negative
preconceptions...? community is unable or unwilling to connect expressions is supposed to cure us of the
the dots for people. Why divorce the secular desire for a religious life. But although the
Well, for one, it would be exhausting. It from the spiritual? Why not seek wholeness, religious instinct can be manipulated to serve
is convenient to form opinions and then unity & integration? Some of our performers, evil purposes, it is nevertheless a powerful
carry them around so they do not have to athletes and artists are attempting that. force that must be aroused if any society
be reformed time and again. It’s easier. It’s is to achieve greatness. The transformative
kinda like the safety and security of culture, “It is all around us. Even now in this very energy in self and society comes not from
knowing what to expect, where we fit in and room. You can see it when you look out your positive thinking, social legislation or secular
what is acceptable. Culture, even in a home, window. Or when you turn on your television. politics, but from our discovery of the
is knowing whether to squeeze the toothpaste You can feel it when you go to work. When spiritual dimension of life, which gives us the
from the middle or the end, whether the user you go to Church. When you pay your taxes. courage to change, trusting in a deeply secure
will replace the toilet roll or someone will “be It is the world that has been pulled over your foundation.” Re-enchantment - The New
mother” and do it for you. It is expectations, eyes to blind you from the truth.” Australian Spirituality, by David Tacey.
social norms, and shared values. - Morpheus,The Matrix
Most artists, visionaries, innovative or
And what of spirituality? Would it feature Part of the problem is that most of us do pushing-the-boundaries kind of people are
in our shared values? If so, what might it not have an integrated and philosophically spiritual. There is something that makes them
look like? Would it come from within us supportable view of life and the world. deviate and excel. There may be a sense of
- kind of a limiting thought - or might it be Worldviews are fragmented. We collect bits identity or individualism or a need to express,
inspired or fuelled from something greater and pieces of values and perceptions from our whether they are understood or not. How and
than ourselves? kindy teachers, our nana, the newspaper and why will we rationalize, secularize or dismiss
sports commentators. Then we go through their spirituality?
What would happen, do you think, if we life without sifting or sorting through those.
could sit down with a culturally diverse We add information and sometimes make So explore. Or remain stunted. Consider
group of people and discuss what society shifts, but rarely do we STOP and think. But, who you are spirituality and what it might all
should look like? If we could ask how we according to David Tacey, there is more to it mean. Is our spiritual well being in the hands
could determine right from wrong, justice than thinking. of 15 burly men on a paddock? A Tokoroa-
from oppression? If we could determine born storeman recently quoted in the New
what an ideal society would be like and how David Tacey is Associate Professor and Zealand Herald said of the All Blacks, “You
we should function within it with meaning, Reader in Arts at La Trobe University could say they are gods - you do hold them
purpose and great fulfilment? And then if in Melbourne. He is author of “Edge of up.”
Jesus were to join us and nod his head in the Sacred”, “Re-enchantment: The New
agreement, acknowledging that this too is the Australian Spirituality” and “The Spirituality Are we really objects to be counted and
desire of his heart!? Revolution: The Emergence of Contemporary costed and valued by our effectiveness
Spirituality”. He writes, or usefulness? Isn’t there more to it than
What if we were to dispense with the keeping score and collecting more?
organised religion that so many consider as “This typical dualism between spiritual and
a “crock-of-something-unmentionable” and social worlds is false, and it has a debilitating Do you have the courage to explore your
just take Jesus’ teachings, if possible, into effect on our revolutionary zeal - our desire to spiritual side, to really find out what might
a cultural vacuum, and see what kind of change the world quickly runs out of steam, be? If so, begin the journey. Once begun, the
community would emerge? because it is not being replenished or directed journey must not be abandoned. Don’t look
by the spirit. We do not have the mental back. You may change. You may begin to
It would be fun to explore what capacity to bring about lasting change in this see the world in a different way. Have the
could be. Many are, exploring that is. world until we have opened ourselves and courage? Have the courage.
Check out www.futurechurch.org.nz, our culture to the transformative possibilities
www.cultwatch.com and www.deepsight.org/ of the sacred. The rational part of us lacks the Exercises
goscul/flinks.htm for links too many to resources to initiate real change, even as it
follow. Books I’ve recently unearthed include seems to be motivated by pragmatic ideals. List people who have shaped your life for
“Long White & Cloudy: In Search of a Kiwi Nothing great or lasting can be achieved with better & why.
Spirituality” by John Bluck. purely secular motivations. Did they have an obvious spiritual
Yet many of our progressive thinkers remain dimension?
What spirituality do you see in your favourite
What is spirituality for you and how do you
thing if someone that I know dies.
6. Where do we come from?
Our mums :-) I have no idea.
their faith, to give them hope, to make them
humble and not have their ego blown out of
proportion. Humans need an abstract friend
to talk to, an abstract power to be afraid of,
and for these reasons they pray. I didn’t say I
Suggested reading did not believe in god, but yes my vision of
1. Full name and god is an unexplainable power that humans
Sophie’s World: A Novel about the History of course of study/job at will always need to give them peace in their
Philosophy, Jostein Gaarder Massey mind, heart and soul.
Further Along the Road Less Travelled, M. Phil Mann, Deputy
Scott Peck Regional Registrar 4. Do you attend religious ceremonies?
Soul Survivor, Philip Yancey 2. Do you believe in a I do attend as many religious ceremonies as
Messy Spirituality, Michael Yaconelli God? What faith do I can, not restricting myself to a particular
faith. In Hinduism for instance, we have
The Spirituality Revolution: The Emergence you belong to?
many religious ceremonies but if you go back
of Contemporary Spirituality, David Tacey I am a practicing Christian. I’ll get it right
in history, this was the place where Indians
How Now Shall We Live, Charles Colson & one day.
could go without being harassed (before
Nancy Pearcy 3. Why do you believe in God?
independence), and talk to friends about
The Abolition of Man, C.S. Lewis I am convinced that there is a Creator, am
how to attain independence. That is how
The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, J.R.R. aware of my own spiritual dimension. I enjoy
Indians have so many ceremonies, it was just
Tolkein a personal relationship with Christ Jesus.
a way to meet friends and relatives privately.
I And Thou - Martin Buber 4. Do you attend religious ceremonies?
Even today, with a fast paced world, these
I regularly enjoy Church at the Sallies in
Aotearoa Psalms: Prayers of a New People ceremonies make you humble, give you a
Browns Bay, if you can call that religious.
- Joy Cowley sense of belonging, connect you to your roots,
5. Is there life after death?
How People Grow - Henry Cloud & John open up (break) the boundaries between
You bet ya, and I’m looking forward to it!
Townsend people. Everything is done for a reason, don’t
6. Where do we come from?
What’s So Amazing About Grace? - Philip blindly follow religion. Question what are
Uniquely created in our mothers womb.
Yancey we doing, why are we doing it. Only then
Don’t believe any of those stories about the
Edge of the Sacred - David Tacey can a person fully understand the meaning of
stalk or discoveries in the cabbage patch.
Re-enchantment: The New Australian religion and religious ceremonies.
Spirituality - David Tacey
Mere Christianity - C.S. Lewis 5. Is there life after death?
1. Full name and course of study/job at
Making All Things New - Henri Nouwen Death is not the end of a soul, it’s just the end
of a body, the soul always lives on. I believe
Ruthless Trust: The Ragamuffin’s Path to Ranjeeta Bhavnani, BBS degree there is life after death, after death our souls
God - Brennan Manning majoring in Finance and Information are reborn and come back in a different form.
Jesus Among Other Gods - Ravi Zacharias Systems, also the administration vice It is a cycle that keeps going on and on till
president at ASA.
eternity. I believe that today
what do you believe? 2. Do you believe in a God?
one of us could be another
form of someone who lived
What faith do you belong to?
1. Full name and course of study/job at 300 years ago.
I do believe in god as a supreme
Massey being, an unexplainable power, a
6. Where do we come from?
Lee-Sia Yuen Student - BBS sense of belonging to a particular
As I said it is a cycle that will
2. Do you believe in a God? race of being human, but I don’t
continue till eternity, that has
No I don’t. believe in different religions that
been going on since the world
3. Why not? have come up over the years, that
was created. And to answer
I use to when I was young, but as I grew up I separate humans into categories.
such questions, like where did
realised there are so many versions of certain Religion is just a guideline and
we come from, humans like us
stories to believe and the “ancient documents” in my opinion should be treated as that. I am
need god. We want to believe in the supreme
are all open to interpretation... and or... could a hindu but I have never restricted myself to
being that created us. We want to believe
be some kids story book. So, it’s just easier to just a temple. I have happily participated in
that there is something much, much more
believe in nothing and have no opinion. Christian, Muslim and Buddhist faiths, and
powerful than us, who holds the strings of
4. Do you attend religious ceremonies? would love to learn more.
our life. I have not questioned the existence
Hmm, only if my mum makes me.... but no,
of god, so to answer this I will say, we came
not really. 3. Why?
from that unexplainable source of power.
5. Is there life after death? I believe that humans need someone or
No there isn’t. But I will use it as a comfort something abstract to believe in, to strengthen 09
lil’ bits of humour
Think why women
off, the beautiful little darlings morph
into walking, jabbering, wet, gooey, snot-
blowing, life-sucking little poop machines.
Usage: Highly ornamental. An
We start to “bud” in our blouses at 9 or 10 And...The teen years. Need I say more?
extremely good catalyst for dispersion of
years old, only to find that anything coming wealth. Probably the most powerful income
in contact with those tender, blooming buds The kids are almost grown now and we
women hit our voracious sexual prime in reducing agent known.
hurts so bad it brings us to tears. Enter...
the almighty, uncomfortable training bra our mid-30’s to early 40’s while hubby
Caution: Highly explosive in inexperienced
contraption the boys in school will snap had his somewhere around his 18th
until we have calluses on our backs. birthday. Now we hit the grand finale:
“The Menopause”, the Grandmother of 2. Element Name: MANIUM
Next, we get our periods in our early all womanhood. It’s either take the HRT
to mid-teens (or sooner). Along with and chance cancer in those now seasoned Symbol: XY
those budding boobs, we now bloat, we buds” or the aforementioned “Nether Atomic Weight: (180 +/- 50)
cramp, we get hormone crankies, have Regions”, or sweat like a hog in July,
to wear little mattresses between our wash your sheets and pillowcases daily, Physical Properties: Solid at room
legs or insert tubular, packed cotton rods and bite the head off anything that moves. temperature, but gets bent out of shape
in places we didn’t even know we had. easily. Fairly dense and sometimes flaky.
So, you ask WHY women seem to be Difficult to find a pure sample. Due to
Our next little rite of passage is having more spiteful than men, when men get rust, aging samples are unable to create
sex for the first time which is about as off so easy INCLUDING the icing on electricity.
much fun as having a ramrod push your life’s cake.... being able to pee in the
woods without soaking their socks...? Chemical Properties: Attempts to bond
uterus through your nostrils, leaving us
with any WO, any chance it can get. Also
to wonder what all the fuss was about.
Now, I love being a woman, tends to form strong bonds with itself.
but “Womanhood” would make Becomes explosive when mixed with KD
Then it’s off to Motherhood where we
the Great Gandhi a tad crabby. (Element: CHILDIUM) for prolonged
learn to live on dry crackers & water for
periods of time. Neutralize by saturating
a few months so we don’t spend the entire
Women are the “weaker sex”? Yeah right! with alcohol.
day leaning over Brother John. Of course,
amazing creatures that we are (and we Bite me!
Usage: None known. Possibly good
are), we learn to live with the growing methane source. Good samples are able to
little angels inside us steadily kicking Take the time to live!!! Life is too
short...Dance Naked!!!! produce large quantities on command.
our innards night and day making us
wonder if we’re having Rosemary’s Baby. Caution: In the absence of WO, this
Subject: New Elements element rapidly decomposes and begins
Our once flat bellies now look like we to smell.
swallowed a watermelon whole and we Two new elements added to the periodic
pee our pants every time we sneeze. When table: A bit of a French Lesson
the big moment arrives, the dam inside here.
our blessed nether regions will invariably 1. Element Name: WOMANIUM
burst right in the middle of the mall and Symbol: WO A French Oui-Oui?
we’ll waddle with our big cartoon feet, Atomic Weight: (Don’t even go there)
moaning in pain, all the way to the ER. When Charles de Gaulle decided to retire
Physical Properties: Generally soft and from public life, the British
Then it’s huff and puff and beg to ambassador and his wife threw a gala
die while the OB says, “Please stop round in form. Boils at nothing and may
freeze at any time. Melts when treated dinner party in his honor.
screaming, Mrs. Hearmeroar. Calm
down and push. Just one more good properly. Very Bitter if not used well.
At the dinner table the Ambassador’s wife
push (or 10)” warranting a strong, well- was talking with Madame
Chemical Properties: Very active. Highly
deserved impulse to punch the jerk (and de Gaulle.
unstable. Possesses strong affinity with
hubby) square in the nose for making us
gold, silver, platinum and precious stones.
cram a wiggling, mushroom-headed 10 “Your husband has been such a prominent
Violent when left alone. Able to absorb
lb bowling ball out through a keyhole! public figure, such a presence on
great amounts of exotic food. Turns
slightly green when placed next to a better the French and International scene for so
After that, it’s time to raise those angels...
only to find that when all that “cute” wears
specimen. many years! How quiet retirement 10
will seem in comparison. What are you
most looking forward to in these
retirement years?” STUDENT EXCHANGE
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up close and
personal checked our budget before
to make sure we could
afford it… Luckily the
manager saw the humour.
Jon tries his guts out… he needs an honest
certificate of participation, but to be honest it’s
How did you enjoy the Where did you shoot the video for Leather
show here? and Tattoos?
We’ve played in Albany We shot it in May St (48May are named after a
once before. We were up Hamilton flat they lived in). We couldn’t use [48
with a few other really May St] because it was too small but I think we
good bands. As soon as we used 38 May.
got up it was wicked. We
walked away thinking we Can you tell me about this fetish your band
had a mean response here. has for 80s metal?
There were heaps of people You sort of grow up through different genres of
requesting the singles and music but at the end of the day we can’t deny
singing along. what we got into when we first liked music.
With a hot new single on the 48May’s very much a ‘yes’ band, everyone’s
airwaves and all over C4, 48May still Do you have a release ideas get used and that’s why we have a lot of
date for the album yet? material.
managed to find the time to come
to little old Massey University at If you could be in any band in the world,
Albany. Dan Trevarthen speaks to what band would you be in?
bassist Shannon Brown following an It’s a tough one between KISS and Def Leppard.
It’s gotta be KISS, really.
entertaining and event-filled set.
It’s Maori language week, do you speak
Are you looking forward to the national
I found out what a hangi was a little
I can’t wait, it’s been a couple of months just
while ago… We’re all pretty bad at it.
getting stuck in and doing admin for the tour
Jon’s half Asian.
and rehearsing. You just get amped for the ride,
just to leave the admin stuff behind.
And it’s also spirituality week at
Massey Albany this week, do the
What was the craziest show last time you
members of 48May believe in God?
I definitely wouldn’t class us as a
Last time we played in Whangarei and it was
Christian band but we definitely believe in God
a massive night. We’re definitely excited to get Is that the first
and we definitely believe in karma. To sum it
back there. time you’ve had
up, there’s no hard Christians in this band, or
to spew during a
Buddhists or Monks.
Any places that you haven’t been that you’re show?
looking forward to checking out? No, the other time I was playing a Wellington
Any last words?
More of the South Island, it’ll be 48May’s first High School and I was really hung over. The
This other student magazine asked as, and
national tour so we’re excited about making guitar tech had to put a bucket by the stage so I
I’m not saying that you should use it, but they
some noise down there. We seem to get a lot of could do a sneaky one. It’s the first time I’ve had
asked us if 48May were in a plane crash in the
web hits from there so there’s definitely a bit of to leave the stage [to spew].
mountains, who would get eaten first…
How’s the album sounding?
Who was it?
Tell me some crazy stories. Wicked, we’re just really, really stoked to get
Jon, because I think we could all convince
Dryden and Mike from Alien Ant Farm have this Greg Haver on board. He’s produced so many
him that it’s the right thing to do, we told him
thing with pissing all the time. We were having albums that he’s at that stage of his career that
about [our answer] and he was like ‘what’, but
an afterparty once and we got one of every kind he only produces stuff he wants. Him and a guy
then we convinced him and he was like yeah,
of energy pill we could find and crushed it up from York St have just signed on to produce Mel
and dared Jon (lead vocals) to snort it. He said C’s (former Spice Girl) album. Because he really
it was the most horrible thing he’d done. I liked got into the material his vibe was the same vibe
watching his eyes twitching. as our vibe. It’s an album of singles.
In Christchurch, wanting to live the rock and
roll lifestyle we threw a TV out the window. We Who’s the hardest drinker in the band?
Hometown Advantage The band:
Satellite spoke to pop-punkers Hometown Advantage via
email after seeing them play a fun-filled set at the end of
Sam Polwart - Vocals semester party.
Dominic Elliot - Guitar
Richard Hurliman - Guitar
Malcolm Silberbauer - Bass
Adam Leggett - Drums
1. Were you disappointed in the
Well, the organisation of the
show was out of our hands, so it. Founding members Richard and Malcolm
we really have no reason to be sought out a vocalist and guitarist in late 2002.
disappointed. We love playing Dominic was recruited along with original
shows, it’s what we do. We’d still vocalist, Drummer Adam was soon to follow.
put on a great show regardless of A number of small shows were played before
whether there was an audience of it became apparent that there was a conflict of Because we all love music and look sexy playing
2 or 2000. interest with the singer. So he left. After months it (we think so).
of crappy auditions hope was all but lost. Until
2. Tell me what they were missing one day Sam was bored and thought he would 11. Who gets all the girls in the band?
out on. join a band for shits and giggles. He was Malcolm sees more ladies underwear than a
Our bar tab for one thing, haha. Seriously auditioned and accepted in March 2004. [With] female changing room.
though, we are entertainers as well as the band now completed and all members
musicians. We have fun, play hard and try to having the same vision. This is how Hometown 12. Any role models in the NZ scene?
pull some laughs while we’re at it. It’s all about Advantage came to be. We have to give Zed credit for coming out of
having a good time! nowhere internationally and
7. Ultimate celebrity date? owning the commercial market. Pacifier (self
3. Where are you guys playing next? Richard = Avril Lavigne explanatory). Steriogram have
July 30 Battle of the Bands (North Shore Heats) Dominic = Kate Hawksby also been an inspiration lately. We also look up
@ Masonic Tavern Adam = Jo Seager (she cooks a mean roast) to all bands in New Zealand
Malcolm = anyone that breathes that have the balls to get up on stage and go
4. What are the band’s goals? Sam = there aren’t celebrity sheep, are there? hard.
Self-funded single recorded in the next three
months, nationwide schools tour in summer 8. What are your three desert island discs? 13. Anything you wanna add?
2005, play at Edgefest with some of the worlds Blink 182 – Duderanch, Avril Lavigne - Let Go Come see us live and local. We put on a good
greatest artists, play Big Day Out (if they’ll (Photo spread included), Lost Prophets - Last show, the more the merrier.
have us!), Malcolm (Bassist) to get a girlfriend, Train Home
record an album by 2006
9. Beatles or Elvis?
5. You’re the opening act for a musical Beatles (Dom Loves them)
extravaganza featuring three other very good
bands. What are those three bands? 10. Why does Hometown Advantage exist?
New Found Glory, Metallica, Blink 182
6. When did you guys get together? How did
Bloody hell, this is a long story so I’ll shorten
New Zealand taku whakaaro
Culture with Naomi Patterson
Kia ora koutou katoa
Kia ora koutou Kua tae te wiki o te reo te tikanga. Ko tēnei te wero ki
Māori, ko tēnei te wiki kua a koutou, ko koutou te tikanga.
Te Wiki o te Reo Mäori is upon us, whakahākari te reo Maori, te ao Ko koutou te kaiwhakahaere
this is the time that New Zealanders, Maori, hoki. Ko te kaupapa o o ōna akoranga. Kaua koutou
no matter where the genealogy te kōrero nei, kōrero tonu mai. i tata ki a wai, haere tonu ka
began, can celebrate their New Aha koa hē iti, hē pounamu. whai ake to koutou akoranga e
Zealandness. Now before you Ka mihi atu ki o koutou hoa i pā ana ki te reo Māori, ki te ao
start muttering paragraphs from roto i te reo, kia ora, tēnā koe Māori hoki.
Don Brash and his Orewa speech, era momo mihi.
just think how would you like to Ae koutou, kua tae mai te wā,
differentiate yourself from Ozzys I kōrero ahau ki a Dan kei a koutou te tikanga.
when you are doing your great OE? Trevarthen i tērā marama, ko
The lands down under are often all te kaupapa o te kōrero, ko wai No reira tēnā koutou, tēnā
lumped together by people who i whakapākehātia nga pānui koutou tēnā koutou katoa.
have never had the good fortune Māori? E kii atu ahau, ko koe
to head south for their winter. Try
the All Blacks haka in English, just maori proverbs
isn’t the same is it? provided by Fiona Te Momo
The Mäori culture, mäoritanga, Kia ora Koutou,
is the one thing that sets New He aha te mea nui o te ao? He tangata, he tangata, he tangata.
Zealanders apart from everyone What is the most important thing in the world? It is people, it is
else. Integral to that culture is the people, it is people.
language, te reo Mäori. So for
this years celebration of our New Naau te raurau, Naaku te raurau, Ka ora te tangata,
Zealandness why don’t you get With your basket and my basket, we can feed the people
yourself some Mäori knowledge.
Greet your friends with kia ora, or Te manu e kai ana i te miro nona te ngahere. Te manu e kai
tena koe – but be sure you know ana i te matauranga nona te ao.
what it is you are saying first. The The bird that eats the miro belongs to the forest. The birds that eats
language of the tangata whenua is from education belongs to the world.
a beautiful language, and Massey
is the place that has developed my Massey University
love of the beauty of that language
and culture. I can stand and show
my New Zealandness to the world
We are looking for talent!
Dancers, models, MCs, singers!
Please come to International Student Support Office, Quad A Building
(Ask for James) or phone 414 0800 ext 9528 by Friday August 20.
Campus What’s on ‘THE PORCELAIN SALANADER’ by Orson Scott
A FREE 30 minute ‘ground breaking’ performance
involving both human and computer-controlled characters,
forming part of a research project at Massey University.
The synthetic characters who appear on projected screens
20th July- 2nd August 2004
All public are welcome to attend the following events.
are completely autonomous during the performance, taking
their dues from the behaviour of the other actors on the Student Assistance
stage. FREE Admission. Suitable for kids!
Unless stated otherwise Admission is FREE
Venue: The ‘Undergound’ Theatre (AT2), Atrium Bldg.
Times: Friday 30th July – 5pm, Saturday 31st July – 3pm
JAZZ WORKSHOP – 5pm to 6.30pm, Study
Centre Staff Lounge. Come and listen to
For more information contact Tony Meyer on Extn 9527 or If you are struggling
Massey Students play jazz. The sessions will email: email@example.com.
be followed by comments from their music
instructors and questions from the audience.
with funds while stud-
Classifieds ying at Massey. SAP
Sat 24th WINTER MUSIC 2004
July The Masters & Their Music IV
Conservation Volunteers Needed - Join “Friends of
provides a hardship
‘A Tribute to Duke Ellington’
Saturday 24th July
Jazz Workshop Sessions - $15ea,
Three Streams & Kauri Grove Inc” to participate in
conservation of native bush in Albany. Only $5 for a
fund for you.
$10 Concession (Students with ID) year. Check out www.threestreams.org.nz
Audience: Adult $10, Child $5 13yrs & under.
10am – Piano, Guitar, Trumpet, Saxophone,
1pm – Bass, Voice, Drums, Trombone. Purpose-driven life - Book now to participate in a study For more information
6.30pm - Concert Dinner–Atrium Round Rm, group reading The Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren.
8pm - Concert – ‘A Tribute to Duke Ellington’
Atrium ‘Underground’ Theatre
Cost is $15 & includes book & refreshments. Meetings
will be in SC2, Wednesdays 12-1pm, Aug 4, 11, 18, 25,
Sept 8, 15, 22, & 29. Open to entire Massey community!
Dinner/Concert $55pp, Register your interest by emailing albchaplains@mas
Concert Only $25pp
sey.ac.nz or phoning ext. 9224. Sponsored by Massey
For info about Winter Music 2004 and to
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New fonefill service - Fill up your Vodafone mobile at
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Wed College of Sciences Research Seminar – Dr
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Wed Chancellor’s Seminar Series: at a nominal charge.
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Kalafi Moala – publisher of the banned Tongan Write for Satellite you dirty pirate! - People that write
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be nice: firstname.lastname@example.org or 09 443 9740. If you
Time: 12 noon to 1pm. Venue: Study Centre
Staff Lounge, Gate 1, off Albany Expressway. don’t, robot tigers will maul you!
To reserve your seat phone 09 4140800 Extn
9228 or 9554 Social scene reporter - Do you want to report on the
Massey social scene? Satellite is looking for someone to
Thurs VETERINARY, EQUINE, MEDICAL attend the parties here at Massey and write biting, sharp
29th LABORATORY SCIENCES INFO critique of the social scene. Kind of like an About Town
July EVENING –Study Centre Auditorium, for Massey University. Party gossip is fun. satellite@sa Cash???
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Attention all Year 11, 12 & 13 students,
parents and teachers. If you are interested
Open deck nights at Evolution Bar. - Open Decks have
in careers working with animals then this
information evening is for you! Academic started, all levels welcome, come and have a spin and
listen to some smooth house grooves. Contact Josh Clark
Not getting student
staff will tell you all you need to know about
studying any of the animal sciences including
the equine studies degree and the veterinary
science degree from a NZ university. Massey University 77th Anniversary cultural
No need to register – just come along! performance - We are looking for talent! Singers,
Contact Jo Ramsay (College
Sciences) (09) 4140800 extn 9522, email
models, dancers, MCs. Interested? Please come to
International Student Support Office, Quad A Building
S.A.P is for you!!
(Ask for James) or phone 414 0800 ext 9528 by Friday
DIARY DATE: SATURDAY 28TH Sports day
AUGUST 2004 Will include Massey University, Auckland University
Massey University ‘HOLLYWOOD BALL’ and AUT students. Sponsored by the Massey University
(More details in the next column) Korean Students’ Association. Saturday 7th August 2004,
at Massey University Recreation Centre, 9am to 5pm.
Free admission! Budget meal to be sold at the gym for
student news As many of you already know, I am a So get out there and get involved. Learn
Nick residen Christian. I came to believe in Christ not
because my family did, but because I am
about as many faiths as you can and make
up your own mind as to what is true. Another
Student P forced to acknowledge that history proves
he lived and died and had extraordinary
influence over the course of history. I
event coming up is the opening of the new
Recreation Centre on Friday July 30. And as
part of the official ceremonies the campus
For some people came to this conclusion because above all will be graced with the presence of the Prime
it’s Christmas, other things I could see that Jesus Christ Minister. As part of Helen’s welcome the ASA
others their could only be who he said he was; for even is planning a protest over the Government’s
birthday, but my after his earthly death he still has made an refusal to introduce a living allowance for
favourite time of the influence on my life. Where I should have all students. After all, why is Helen Clark
year is spirituality developed hate, I found love; where I opening a building that is being paid for by
week. A celebration should have failed I found hope; where I an increase in student fees? The real guest of
of everyone’s ability should have been lost I found direction; honour should be you, the students of Massey
to have beliefs as and where I should have believed in University, who are paying for this building.
to what exists and how everything came into self-exalting pagan beliefs I found Christ. Everyone who is interested in joining in this
existence. A chance to debate the answer to the Confused? Well, my story is too long to protest should assemble outside the Atrium
oldest question around; what is the meaning of explain properly here but I will share it building at 10:30am.
life? A chance to hear what moral values other with anyone who wants to listen. And by But if you can’t make it, you should go to the
people hold and how that shapes their actions. A listening to the story I have to tell, and Revolt Website (www.revolt.ac.nz) and send
chance for every individual to seek out the truth; the stories of everyone else who chooses her a letter to let her know what you think.
after all is that not what university study is all to participate in spirituality week, I hope
about, the pursuit of absolute truth? you find truth.
reports are approved it will be posted on
ani tempting enough there will be free sausages
eta Bhavn P to our website, however if you would like after the meeting. If you want something on
Ranje stration V
a specific report emailed out to you, feel the AGM agenda, email it to me and we will
free to contact me at email@example.com. make sure your voice is heard. And do this
Admin August 18 is the Annual General Meeting
quickly; the last date for taking in entries is
this week (July 26 –August
(AGM). Pencil it into your diaries; this is
Hi Massey, an important day when you get to see what 2).Speaking of what ASA has done for
Don’t get too buried into assignments and tests, we are spending the money, that you pay students, we now have an added service from
remember the bar is still open for you to come us, on. We will be ratifying the budget for the AT 1.27 office. Now prepaid Vodafone
hang out every Thursday night. The executive 2005 and making a few changes to the vouchers can be bought from the AT 1.27
are now involved in writing reports on what constitution. This is your time to come and office in the Atrium building level 1. That’s
they have been doing in semester one and what find out what your students association all for now, take care and be good.
they plan to do in semester two. After these has been doing for you, and if that is not
Deadline: Friday 30 July 2004
Those clubs and societies affiliated to ASA are encouraged to complete applications
for the second Clubs’ Grant funding round. Copies of the application form are available
through the ASA Information Office in the Atrium or at the Recreation Centre. These
must be completed and handed in with all necessary supporting documentation to the
Information Office in order to qualify.
For more information, please contact either of the ASA Co-Recreation and
Leisure Representatives, Kristyn Symons or Jo Osei-Annor c/o 441-8121 or
NZUSA CONFERENCE 6. That NZUSA conduct a standalone womens’ section of any publication
Motions put forward at NZUSA July workshop on governance within produced in coordination with the
conference. All motions passed excepting student associations at January NZUSA 75th celebrations.
motion 15, which was put forward from Conference in 2005. 13. That a Mana Wahine element should
Fedex (student Presidents’ organisation) 7. That NZUSAS accept the South be included in the NZUSA 75th
Pacific seat on the Asian Students’ celebrations.
1. That NZUSA provide Vice Association Executive Council. 14. That NZUSA set up a Pasifika
Presidents’ training at a time to 8. That NZUSA review its working party to look at
be determined by the Federation environmental policy taking into representation and support and other
Executive. account sustainable practices and issues for Pasifika students.
2. That NZUSA conduct training on that this is then used as a basis 15. That NZUSA actively shows its
Te Tiriti o Waitangi at January to develop a set of guidelines for support of polytechnic and college
Conference 2005. student associations who wish to of education student associations
3. That NZUSA collate research about lobby their institutions regarding by initiating proceedings to change
retention rates, grandparenting, fee their environmental practices. the name of NZUSA to reflect this
capping for international students 9. That NZUSA supports the Civil and present a background paper that
at NZUSA member associations Union Bill currently before encompasses feedback received at
for presentation to the International Parliament. September conference.
Student Conference. 10. That NZUSA write a submission 16. That NZUSA hold a teacher
4. That NZUSA gather information to the Parliamentary Justice and education student representatives
about insurance charges on Electoral Select Committee in meeting before August 1.
international students at NZUSA support of the Civil Union Bill 17. That NZUSA lobby with relevant
member associations. and Relationships (Statutory groups for a centre of research
5. That NZUSA Federation Office draft References) Bill. excellence in teaching and learning.
a campaign strategy for the living 11. That NZUSA create a national 18. That NZUSA reimburse the travel
allowance for all students campaign website or a page off the NZUSA of Emily Gesner who attended the
for presentation at September website as a resource for Queer queer collaborations conference in
Conference after consultation with students nationally. Australia to a maximum of $1500
member associations. 12. That NZUSA ensures that there is a (from Fedex).
Clubs on Campus
MAPISA - (Massey Albany Pacific Island
Nominations open for the position of
Students’ Assn) - firstname.lastname@example.org
girlssoccer101 - email@example.com
EDUCATION AND WELFARE
Massey Uni. Badminton Club
firstname.lastname@example.org VICE PRESIDENT
Massey Meat Club
From 9am Monday 26th July 2004
Te Roopu Kapa Haka o Oteha
Rachel.Snowden.email@example.com and close 5pm Friday 30th July 2004
Fight Club - firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Life - email@example.com
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN
Alpine Adventure club
STANDING FOR THIS POSITION,
Korean Students Association NOMINATION FORMS AND
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ARE
MICF - (Massey International Christian
Fellowship) - firstname.lastname@example.org AVAILABLE FROM THE ASA
MADSODS ATRIUM INFORMATION OFFICE.
(Massey @ Albany Drama, Singing,
Operatic and Dance Society) -
evolution july 15, 04
had the crowd singing along, It’s an
atmospheric set, with keys providing a
real depth to their sound. Off the back
of a South Island tour, Bruce Conlon
With another one of those flash videos was obviously fighting to hold on to
on the telly and a endless quiver of his voice. It’s something of a letdown
catchy tunes, 48May are a perfect fit for to hear a superb singer at less than his
a drunken crowd. The bar has picked best but his post-grunge pipes hold up
Reviewer: Dan Trevarthen
up and the night has really begun. well enough for the occasion. Not as
Sharp banter (it was actually funny) immediate as 48May, the response is
It’s hard being an opening act. It’s
in between songs and an amusing perhaps more subdued. But Eight have
probably even harder being an opening
break for their bassist to go spew, kept always been slowburners and it’s hard
act at Massey Albany. By the time
the folks thoroughly entertained. The to not be affected by the passion and
Hometown Advantage hopped on
vocal harmonies and musicianship is talent of these musicians.
stage, along with a flash corresponding
tight. Music television and radio hit
banner, Evolution Bar was still looking
Fightback gets an enthusiastic response,
as lively as roadkill. Their tunes
as do their skips into 80s metal guitar
were cheery enough to brighten the
interludes and choreography. As with
atmosphere, but weren’t helped by trite
Elemenop, it’s the tongue in cheek that
lyrics. Think early, early Blink 182 and
makes this work, making 48May stand
you’ve got these guys in a box. They
out from the pack of pop-punk acts in
were tighter than their last show at
Massey, but still nothing too flash.
Eight opened their set with their hit
Redmore played an impressive set.
No Way to Decide, which quickly
Their vocalist has a nice set of pipes,
which are surprisingly reminiscent of
Maynard James Keenan. Indeed, the
music of A Perfect Circle certainly
comes to mind. It’s not a horribly
original sound, but they do this stuff
exceptionally well. The crowd seemed
impressed, but a little stage presence
and image wouldn’t have gone amiss.
At least they have the music side down
Harry Potter and the of the skeletal flying Dementors who ward
the prison and follow the trail straight to
Reviewer: Ranjeeta Bhavnani
Prisoner of Azkaban Hogwarts. Rating: 4/5
The mood is cold, dark with a concentration Bollywood has no longer been restricted to
Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert “safe” movies with the cast only running
more of the darker side of magic and the
Grint, Emma Watson, Gary Oldman, around trees singing and dancing. Bold
effect on Harry (who has aged dramatically
David Thewlis, Michael Gambon, movies such as Masti have changed Indian
since the first flick). For those aficionados of
Robbie Coltrane, Emma Thompson, society’s taste in movies. In a nutshell,
the books, there are a series of sly moments
Alan Rickman, and Maggie of foreshadowing and Indra Kumar’s Masti is a delightful and
Smith. loose ends that are yet witty farce on the subject of sex. It’s not the
Director: Alfonso Cuaron to be resolved in future most incisive, clever or charming comedy,
instalments. Besides the but it does most things well and provides
Reviewer: Alastair Radley mainstays of the series value for money in those three hours.
to date, there are the
usual set pieces – the Masti is a story about 3 close friends,
Dursleys, the Hogwarts who’ve had their share of fun when in
appeal of A.K. Rowland’s
train journey, Quidditch college. But when married, they discover
books means that many
match, confrontations the hell behind the heaven, the bickering
adults (me included) will
with Professor Snape and behind the bliss and the agony behind
be quietly slipping in to see
increasingly irrelevant the ecstasy. Frustrated with their marital
this, the third and darkest
Draco Malfoy. There are experiences, the trio gear up to do some
instalment in the movie
the inevitable cameos masti (fun) and decide that the only way
franchise so far. Director of
from the British school to spice up their lives is to seek excitement
the previous two outings,
of acting – Sir Michael outside home. And then to meet and
Gambon tries on the large shoes of the exchange notes. They embark on their
is replaced by Alfonso Cuaron (of ‘Y
Tu Mama Tambien’, ‘Little Princess’, late Sir Richard Harris, the new Defence wacky and hilarious adventure where they
search for forbidden fun, but before they
and ‘Great Expectations’ fame) and the Against the Dark Arts Professor Lupin is
look and tone of the movie seems more played by David Thewlis (who replaces could taste the delicious fruit of bigamy;
interpretive of Rowland’s book than a Kenneth Branagh’s Professor Lockhart), their adventure comes to a screeching halt.
slavish and overlong sycophantic retelling. Robert Hardy is the Minister of Magic, A twist in the tale brings them face-to-face
Having said that; some exposition should Emma Thompson plays the kooky Sybill with Sikander, a cop. What could be worse
have been worked in for those not up to Trelawney, and Gary Oldman plays Sirius - a cop suspecting their involvement in a
speed and this detracts from the ability of Black. crime or the danger of being exposed in
the movie to stand on its own. front of their unsuspecting wives?
All and all a tighter script would have
meant more fun for all, the look and feel The escapades of the three protagonists
Those who have seen the previous
were good and the length was thankfully are hilarious and to keep the humour
movies are now well aware of Harry’s
shorter than the first couple but you were going, a track similar to `Kantaben’ [Kal
poor relationship with his foster parents,
left with the nagging feeling that, in the Ho Naa Ho] has also been woven in the
his desire to spend more and more time
same way the Dementors suck any feeling story (Satish Shah is the ‘Kantaben’ here),
away at Hogwarts School of Magic and
of happiness from their victims, you lost which is amongst the highlights of this
his deepening friendship with Hermione
a little more than you gained through the laughathon.
Granger and Ron Weasley, so Cuaron
has decided against the need to provide watching. 6.5 out of 10 – one mainly for the
much in the way of expositional context kids and Potter fans.
or explain the intricacies of the magical
world that lies secret alongside that of
our Muggle own. This allows the script Masti
to propel us along into the dark mystery
Director: Indra Kumar
of Harry’s parent’s death and the betrayal
by and subsequent imprisonment of Sirius Staring: Vivek Oberoi, Ritesh Deshmukh,
Black in the wizard’s prison Azkaban. Anand Raaj Anand’s music is like icing on
Aftab Shivdasani, Ajay Devgan, Lara the cake. Ek Kunwara, Chori Chori and
Sirius has escaped and as a disciple of Dutta, Genelia, Amrita Rao, Tara
“You Know Who” is out to find and kill Chain Khuli Ki are foot-tapping and come
Sharma, Satish Shah and Archana at the right point. However, Dil De Diya
young Harry as revenge for the tortures Puransingh Hai (excellently rendered by Anand Raaj
Anand himself) should be trimmed since it
acts as a speed breaker in the pre-climax
Shade a Mexican kid named Jesus, shoots up the
school one day before turning the gun
stages. on himself. In a
Reviewer: CJ Clarke
town left without
Although the post-interval portions have a scapegoat for
their share of funny and entertaining Jordan has written about the wild
the crime, Vernon
moments, the pace is erratic in this half. imaginations of youth and the aged, the
Little is swept up
One expects the climax to perk up the torture of mental frailties and unspoken
in a media storm.
proceedings, but the finale lets you down ghosts. Perhaps imaginings most of us
Like a modern
to an extent. The suspense/mystery factor have, but remain locked in our tortured
goes out of the window the moment the minds for fear of being thought of as
mystery is solved. A better culmination senile ourselves. He is able to portray the
was the need of the hour, not the formula- rites of passage between the child and the
bewildered by the
ridden end that you get to watch! On the adult seen through the eyes of a trapped
banality of people
whole, Masti has all it takes to appeal to the spirit, sharing the unpredictable, the
cinemagoers – a star cast, popular music, unfathomable and the strange reality of the
But the characters here, with Little to a
dollops of comedy and most importantly, four lives entwined.
lesser extent, are full-blown caricatures.
sex - not in visuals, but in dialogues and There’s a backstabbing yet charming
gestures. All these factors combined Strange but enthralling, the non-couple
journalist, and his Mum - perhaps a
together will prove advantageous for the are left behind to fill in the pieces of the
kindred spirit to South Park’s Mrs Cartman
film and should take it to the winning post. puzzle, putting their separate lives together
- is needy white trash looking to shack
to complete the picture, all the while been
up. Her circle of friends are no better. But
observed by the spirit of Nina, who cannot
through stereotypes and wry humour, DBC
Boy Kills man rest until the tale is told.
Pierre is able to relate a tellingly accurate
Author: Matt Whyman account of a life turned upside down by
Reviewer: Joshua Clark Jordan’s skill with words and mesmerizing
narrative takes you on a journey of
reflection that is without the hindrance of
This gritty drama unfolds on the dusty Little is the smartest character
a timeline. A ghost, who sees the child, as
streets of Medellin in Colombia. Two young here, although his pearls of wisdom are
clearly as the same old woman, and speaks
boys choose a way of life that provides constantly akin to Murphy’s Law. But
of her life of innocence torn apart by
them with money in town where jobs and he’s hamstrung by doubt and an irrational
circumstance of incest, lust and murder.
opportunities are hard to come by. The two fear of embarrassment. The irrationality of
young characters Sonny and Alberto are these characters makes this book wickedly
The author has managed to cross the
best friends who become involved in the amusing. Although this is a fantastic
boundaries of ageism with childlike
local mafia by doing jobs. Firstly running story, the plot comes a close second to
freshness yet also allows the reader
cigarettes, then other stolen goods and then the raw voice of the book. It’s vital and
a glimpse of the same more mature
progressing on to professional hits for the challenging, Pierre experiments with
characters. Their lives, loves, and dreams
local underworld boss. The story focuses misspelling of words to convey language
are shattered forever yet they still hold
on their relationships with each other and and the reading is better for it. Ultimately,
together by the translucent thread of love,
their families as they are plunged head this book is driven by Vernon Little, who
friendship and fear that watches them from
first in a life of murder, drugs and money, will annoy the heck out of some people,
the shadows, hiding in the Shade.
ending in a climax that is nothing short of but endear himself to many more. Either
sensational. This book paints a very sad way, Vernon God Little is a must-read.
and real picture of life for young children
on the street on of many towns and cities in
South America. It looks at the hard choices Vernon God Little Singing Bird
faced by these boys and the enormity of the Author: DBC Pierre
Author: Roisin McAuley
tasks they are asked to complete. This book Reviewer: Dan Trevarthen
Reviewer: Tina Trousselot.
has a City of God feel to it. Even though the
story is fiction, the author makes a note that Rating: 5/5 This book is about as thrilling as the title. I
the story is based on actual events. I found would only recommend it to granny’s with
it to be an excellent if not disturbing read. Vernon God Little is a totally awesome a whole lot of time on their hands. Singing
story about the media, stupid people and a Bird is drab, drawn out and lacking
crazy world that keeps getting crazier for a about two 22
excitement. Mostly continued pg old ladies
smartass kid. Vernon is 15, his best friend, 21
drinking their way around Ireland. The Deadline opened the show, and for
those that witnessed them for the first
B-Real relates that this girl doesn’t
want “an immature nigga on a pussy-hit
Lena Molley adopted when she was unable time, see them again next time they are mission” like this doesn’t describe him. We
to have children, so now she’s searching for in town. They have a remarkable sound, realise he’s delusional when the narrative
her daughters, and subsequently, her own but they didn’t do themselves justice this ends with the couple’s friends catching
biological parents. Set mostly in Ireland, time. Kill Me Quickly played next and I them “bangin’ in the back of the Benz”.
although, the landscape, culture, and was not disappointed. I’m definitely seeing Please, he doesn’t even take her home,
attractions are barely mentioned. Singing Kill Me Quickly again. Like always, Evil what a dick. The lame chorus is proof that a
Bird is more focussed on relationships. Priest played straight-up hardcore. This long time in the rap scene and a distinctive
band never lets the crowd down, their sets vocal style haven’t necessarily evolved B-
The only point of interest in this story is always guarantee a good time - hardcore Real into much of a wordsmith.
two of the minor characters. This consists style. Easily one of the best shows I’ve However, the song does indicate where the
of a pyromaniac opera singer, and a been to this year. If you missed it (stupid), future may lie for this group. Banal lyrics
corrupt priest. Lena’s adopted daughter is buy the album. aside, it has a Clash feel. It’s musically
a talented opera singer, and shows briefly addictive, and ironically, it doesn’t sound
the drama of stage life, and the scandals as dated. The group sounds like they could
faced when famous. Similarly, there are
many excerpts from songs throughout the
Cypress Hill take a tip from Tim Armstrong’s (who
guests on this song) punk/hip-hop mutt
novel, which becomes a bit too sing-along, Till Death Do Us Part group The Transplants, as an example of
and very aggravating. how to do this kind of dynamic in a modern
Sony Music style. The Latin ghetto trash production of
Not too much to report on this book I’m Reviewer: Dan Trevarthen Latin Thugs is another track that manages
afraid. What should have been a short to sound relatively up-to-date, if not a little
story has been padded out to be a 300- Rating: 2/5 one-dimensional.
This should sell a few units amongst those Overall, this remains a mediocre effort.
feeling a little nostalgic about this brand of The group splice their raps with touches of
rock-tinged rap. They’ve already had a hit
Stronger Than Hate off this record in the form of What’s Your
rock, dub and ska, but they’re by no means
masters of the crossover on this record.
w/ Evil Priest, Kill Me Quickly, The Number? But this song is one of the worst- Cypress Hill haven’t changed much,
Deadline written singles ever. there’s still the weed anthem in the form
Kings Arms Tavern, July 10 of Ganja Fix. There’s
Reviewer: Angelina van Driel also a mid-album
track called Bong
Stronger Than Hate play brutal hardcore. Hit, an instrumental
And they play it undoubtedly well. Even with bong sounds in
the most fickle hardcore kid should have the background. The
walked away from this show impressed by track may have been
the musical display of aggressive power placed on the album
from the band. to allow some of their
target market to sit
If I was expecting a less impressive sound back and take a hit.
from Stronger Than Hate than from say, Unfortunately, those
a United States band, these expectations that do so are the only
were quickly dismissed. This band from people who are going
Sydney are awesome. Vocalist Grahame to be getting much of
Rowe sounds outstanding on the album a decent buzz from this
and even better live. His first scream blew
me away, and he continued the onslaught
throughout the entire set. With killer
breakdowns and intense riffs, this band is
a brutal force to be reckoned with.The only
aspect of this show which appeared lacking “What’s your name, what’s your number, I
was the anticipation. Was I the only person would like to get to know ya, can we have
insanely excited about seeing this band? a conversaaaation, the night is young, girl,
give me a chance” 22
letters to to editoreditor
Campus Coffee Sucks
THE ISSUE Hey Dan
Is it just me, or does the coffee in
Satellite has a $25 KIT KAT gift
Hey Dan hamper to give away courtesy of
the café suck ass? I travel here from NESTLÉ.
Just thought I’d drop you a line to say Auckland, so I’m used to drinking
well done on producing a good read. decent coffee. Instead, it’s stupid, hick
You seem to be doing the bulk of the Albany town crap grind. A little culture
All you have to do is write a letter
articles which is impressive... on campus please. This place is so to the editor. The editor’s choice
backwoods. I can’t wait to finish study will take away the prize.
I must say this whole religious debate so I can hang out in the city and be an
thing is getting a bit tiresome. Can’t art-wank kid. Thanks, For those who don’t win a prize pack,
people learn to ignore what they don’t Café culture kid keep an eye out for KIT KASH bars
like to hear? When someone loses an in stores now. Hidden inside some of
audience then they will tend to shut The coffee over at Oteha Rohe is ok, the specially marked bars are $20,
up pretty quickly... A suggestion for or maybe that’s the one you mean. I $50 and $100 notes. Be part of the
the magazine... It would be cool if don’t think the coffee on the other excitement and get your KIT KASH
you could put in a random poll of side is as nice - Dan bar today.
students on stuff each issue. The first
one could be on the number of single Nestle - Kit Kat Prize Pack
women on campus, as there seems to ‘Debate’ fine specimen
Oh and you should review the Satellite would like to mention, in
Libertines album “up the bracket” response to the last “letter of the issue”,
they’re cool… which referred to AUT’s Debate
Finally (I’m sure you’ve noticed by Magazine as “stupid Debate”, that
now) The FBI badge on the last issue Debate Magazine is a fine publication.
is not straight.... School boy error in Their editor is also super hot, if not
my opinion. slightly touchy.
Crafty Badger Praise for Satellite Have your say, email
It’s not supposed to be straight. To Dan,
We’re going for that whole slightly Well done on the first half of the year. It
skewed look. It’s so hot right now. was good to see a variety of subjects Also don’t forget the ASA
Thanks for the praise, and you like covered with independence from the forum. The current topics
the Libertines, so we know you university. That is what a true student regarding satellite are:
have some kind of taste. Maybe magazine should be. I particularly like
there is a lack of single women the introduction of colour and the vox
Disappointed Atheist strikes again as
here… I smell a thesis. Or maybe pops. Rev Species 116
they just don’t want to talk to us. Courtney Bland
Coming out of her shell
Screw them. - Who doesn’t agree with Rev.
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