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The Single Object: the chaise longue and the library

The Single Object is a series exploring our material culture, examining the meaning and influence of the objects that surround us in everyday life. In the sixth part of the series Lucy Treep looks at the history and future of a famous chaise longue at the Architecture and Planning Library at the University of Auckland.

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The Single Object: The wood planks that hid Polynesian students from the police

Nina Tonga searches for the hidden history of the Dawn Raids at an Auckland high school.

The back country record cutter putting New Zealand music on plastic

In a shed at the foothills of the Southern Alps, Peter King has made special lathe cuts of recordings by an eclectic array of musicians.