Michelle Langstone

Michelle Langstone is a writer and actor.

Politics
Aug 1, 2020

Megan Woods, the minister for everything 

Her public profile has exploded thanks to her new role as the minister in charge of border isolation and quarantine, but Megan Woods has long been known as the most reliable pair of hands in government.

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Media
Jul 18, 2020

Roseanne Liang has the magic touch

Today Michelle Langstone begins a new series of profiles for The Spinoff. Her first subject: film-maker Roseanne Liang.

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Society
Jul 12, 2020

The quiet hours: in praise of supermarket serenity

For one hour a week the supermarket lights are dimmed and the music stops. And it's a kind of triumph, writes Michelle Langstone.

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Books
Jan 4, 2020

‘I am leaving you’: Michelle Langstone writes her heart out to Haruki Murakami

Tired of his tropes and infatuations, Michelle Langstone writes about her waning love for the writings of Japanese author Haruki Murakami.

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Society
Jan 2, 2020

Three days in Singapore

Writer and actress Michelle Langstone reflects on loneliness on a trip to Singapore. 

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Books
Jul 29, 2019

‘I am leaving you’: Michelle Langstone writes her heart out to Haruki Murakami

Tired of his tropes and infatuations, Michelle Langstone writes about her waning love for the writings of Japanese author Haruki Murakami. 

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Society
Feb 12, 2019

I adore NZ cricket. But I won’t watch until the silence on Kuggeleijn is broken

Until New Zealand Cricket addresses the Scott Kuggeleijn situation, Black Caps superfan Michelle Langstone will no longer be watching her beloved team. Here she explains why. 

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