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.

Media
Sep 5, 2019

Boy crushes and girl power: Remembering Creme magazine, five years on

'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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Music
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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Books
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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Music
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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