Waveney Russ

Waveney Russ is a politics, art history and indigenous development student from Tāmaki Makaurau, who is currently a Critic in Residence at The Pantograph Punch.

Music
Feb 24, 2019

Review: Six60 keep the summer vibes going at Western Springs

The rain held off for Six60's record-smashing show at Western Springs Stadium in central Auckland, an inclusive celebration of Kiwi good times, writes Waveney Russ for RNZ.

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Music
Feb 18, 2019

Review: Marlon Williams with the APO at Villa Maria Estate

Waveney Russ is impressed by an outstanding performance from Marlon Williams and the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra at Villa Maria in Auckland.

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Society
Dec 10, 2018

You did not need to know Grace Millane to feel overcome by waves of trauma

Many of us, especially young women, have been experiencing dark thoughts and emotions in the aftermath of Grace Millane's death. It's called vicarious trauma, writes 20 year old Waveney Russ, and it's a totally valid response.

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Ātea
Oct 3, 2018

Metiria Turei: Beyond politics

In one of her first interviews since she stood down from politics, Metiria Turei talks to Waveney Russ about her new life as an artist studying at the Dunedin School of Art.  

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