Janaye Henry

Janaye Henry (Ngāti Kahu ki Whangaroa) is a comedian and actor who enjoys creating content for people who don't often see themselves represented in media.

Ātea
Apr 13, 2021

Bedbugs and handbag-clutching and wave pools, oh my

Comedian Janaye Henry is on a theatre tour of Aotearoa teaching teens about sex, and is writing us a non-Tourism NZ-approved diary of her travels. This week: Ōtepoti Dunedin.

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Television
Feb 17, 2021

Stage managing the Covid-19 media update with Janaye Henry

VIDEO | Stage manager Janaye Henry just had her first big gig running today's alert level change announcement. Here's how she went.

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Society
Feb 12, 2021
School uniforms in the style of cut out paper doll outfits

Pretty much every school uniform in Auckland, reviewed and ranked

Who is serving the best looks at the inter-school events?

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Society
Jan 28, 2021

Unlock your phone, open the app: listen to Scan In, the NZ Covid Tracer song

VIDEO: Having a hard time remembering to scan in on the NZ Covid Tracer app when you're out and about? Get this song stuck in your head and you'll never forget again.

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Ātea
Jan 22, 2021

Who polices the police: Trash Facebook comments edition

Why are there so many offensive comments on the New Zealand Police Facebook page and are they breaking the law?

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Society
Dec 10, 2020

The real question we should be asking about Māori and prisons

Instead of asking why so many Māori people are in prison, maybe we should be asking why we’ve created a prison system that's obsessed with putting Māori people in it.

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Society
Dec 2, 2020

One weird trick to make enormous profits without paying tax

A house would like to speak to you about capital gains tax.

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Ātea
Nov 25, 2020

Yes Santa can wear Stubbies and jandals, but he can’t be… y’know… brown

Why does the idea of a brown Santa get people so riled up? Comedian Janaye Henry gets in the Christmas spirit.

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Ātea
Nov 23, 2020

Kirihimete gift guide 2020: supporting Māori and Pasifika businesses and creators

It's never been more important to support local. Here's how you can support Māori and Pasifika-owned business this Christmas (and throughout the year).

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Ātea
Nov 13, 2020

Want to petition council to veto your local Māori ward? Bad news – you can!

A woman walks into her local council office and asks if she can veto the Māori ward. That’s not the start of a joke – it’s weirdly something that can actually happen.

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Ātea
Nov 12, 2020

Taking the leap: My year of full immersion te reo Māori

For comedian Janaye Henry, it was never a question of if she would learn te reo Māori, but when.

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