Oskar Howell

Oskar Howell is a Wintec student and freelance journalist.

Apr 30, 2019

A day at the NZ meetup for the world's hottest conspiracy theory: flat earth

Oskar Howell went to the inaugural Flat Earth New Zealand Conference in Auckland and found some surprisingly normal people with some very strange beliefs.

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Apr 9, 2019

Fortnite is dead. Long live Apex Legends

Apex Legends is the big new challenger for Fortnite’s crown, and it appeared almost entirely out of thin air. Oskar Howell plays the new battle royale game everyone is talking about.

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Mar 26, 2019

We need to review how we treat graphic content in video games

As it stands only ten games are currently banned from sale in New Zealand but should we be looking at how we censor games with more scrutiny? Oskar Howell writes.

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Feb 19, 2019

How NZ advertisers got unwittingly linked to a child porn racket on YouTube

The sexualisation of children on the platform continues – and NZ companies are inadvertently appearing alongside it.

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