Alice Burton

Alice is in her final year of communications at AUT. She is majoring in journalism, with a minor in creative writing.

Jun 26, 2019

Victoria Uni is thinking about killing study week, and students are not happy

The lapse between lectures and exams is often a crucial time for students’ to regroup and prepare for the exam storm, so it’s pretty understandable that a proposal by Wellington’s Victoria University to remove it caused a bit of a stir.

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Jun 25, 2019
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Cheat sheet: How the UberEats busy area fee affects your lazin’ and grazin’

Welcome to the Cheat Sheet, a clickable, shareable, bite-sized FAQ about the news of the moment. Today, we look at the UberEats 'busy area fee' that has just launched in Auckland.

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Jun 24, 2019

Where will the children play? Carving space for youth in politics

Government policies affect us all, so surely children should get a say? Alice Burton reports on how providing children with both information and a listening ear is important for encouraging their participation in politics.

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Jun 20, 2019

A beloved bike recycle co-op is closing down to make way for a car park

For anyone considering fixing up a bike, sourcing bike parts, or just has an interest in perusing a yard full of years' worth of trash-turned-treasure, now is your time.

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Jun 19, 2019

‘She’s my secret weapon’: the Waiheke protester taking her sheep to parliament

Waiheke Island’s favourite four-legged activist may soon be taking a road trip to protest the plans for a floating marina at Kennedy Point. Alice Burton reports.

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