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By David Woods Country of Origin: New Zealand Age: 50, 1st year Social Anthropology student Massey University, Palmerston North Reading time: 6 minutes While some may feel that history is in the past and we should just move on, history starts now, and the present becomes the past, moment...

By Hayley White Reading time: 11 minutes [caption id="attachment_3486" align="alignright" width="600"] Camila Antonia Noa Núñez, aka Amila[/caption] 20-year-old singer/songwriter Camila Antonia Noa Núñez, aka Amila, was born in Santiago, Chile. As a young, up-and-coming pop star who found her feet in the New Zealand music industry, she has...

By Hayley White Reading time: 10 minutes From the Chinese kimono to the Indian bindi, every culture has a traditional dress framed around their identity. As the world becomes more multicultural, commercialised fashion has attempted to imitate the costumes of certain cultures by creating similar styles designed...

By Jennifer Little Reading time: 12 minutes Most Kiwis probably haven’t heard of – or heard spoken – Gujurati, Khmer, Konkani, Tagalog, or Telugu. But they are among the 49 languages you can tune into on Aotearoa’s 12 community Access Radio stations that span the length and...

By Amokura Panoho Reading time: 8 minutes Each year, on 6 February, Aotearoa/New Zealand celebrates Waitangi Day. A growing number of new migrants are actively participating in how our country celebrates, commemorates and congregates on this national day; a day that’s also an opportunity to learn more...

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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Ingrid van Amsterdam Reading time: 14 minutes BiograView has moved to new premises and I am very happy to welcome its first guest in the studio, Olena Williams from Russia. Olena is a bubbly person whom many...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Ingrid van Amsterdam Reading time: 5 minutes Almost post Covid-19 I am very privileged to be joining Elsa, owner of Seletar, Singapore Cuisine for a meal. Upon entering the beautifully decorated and spacious restaurant we record our names and...