Amanda Robinson

Amanda Robinson is a writer, reporter, and filmmaker studying screenwriting and directing at the University of Auckland. Her mood ring shifts relentlessly between black and dark blue. She was born in Bacchus Marsh, a rural town outside of Melbourne, in 1996.

Sep 5, 2019

Boy crushes and girl power: Remembering Creme magazine

'A girl's best friend' was Creme magazine's tagline, and for many girls growing up in New Zealand in the early 2000s, that was absolutely true.

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Aug 14, 2018

Mitski, indie's loneliest cowboy

Before her new album is released later this week, Mitski talks to The Spinoff about about anxiety, loneliness, secrets, cinema, and love.

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Feb 13, 2018

The stars of Auckland's spoken-word poetry scene

Amanda Robinson meets five Auckland writers who are stunningly good at a much-derided art form – spoken word poetry.

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Jun 27, 2017

Five of the best artist playlists on Spotify

Every artist is making Spotify playlists these days. Amanda Robinson listens to four of the most popular – and one that isn't, but really deserves to be.

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