Peter McKenzie

Peter McKenzie is a Law, Politics and Mandarin student at Victoria University of Wellington.

Sep 30, 2019

The climate strike smashed it for scale. But is it all too ... polite?

The groundswell of protesters across NZ on Friday is reason for optimism. But if results don’t follow, the calls for more direct action that confronts the status quo will grow.

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Aug 1, 2019

How art and technology mobilised an army of support for Ihumātao

One thing that has set the fight for Ihumātao apart is the confidence with which multi-media digital communication has been deployed to spread the message far and wide.

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Jun 7, 2019

Echoing Chlöe Swarbrick, a 'youthquake' rumbles through Wellington's political scene

The president of the Vic Uni students association is leading a 'youthquake' as five leaders in their 20s try to follow Chlöe Swarbrick into the halls of power, writes Peter McKenzie.

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Nov 25, 2018

I was a coddled university student. And then I joined the Army Reserves.

With NZ Army numbers dwindling, recent recruit Peter McKenzie looks back on his time in basic training.

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