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.

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.

Read on.

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.  

Read on.

The Spinoff is made possible by the generous support of the following organisations.
Please help us by supporting them.