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Airini Beautrais


Someone has just pulled the plug. A South Island river system is hurtling down the pipes in the wall behind my head. Water heated by the churning of other water. Nothing is done sensibly in this country. Take the sun, for example; the sun is simple, but pie in the sky. If money flowed in rivers – well, nobody would care. Banks would be places for lonely fishermen. Green ripples of notes nonchalantly flowing to sea. Lovers brushing stray dollars out of each other’s hair.

Johanna Aitchison
Michele Amas
Angela Andrews
Airini Beautrais  
Jenny Bornholdt
Amy Brown
Lynn Davidson
Emily Dobson
Fiona Farrell
Cliff Fell
Janis Freegard
Helen Heath
Anne Kennedy
Stefanie Lash
Jan Lauwereyns
Vana Manasiadis
Talia Marshall
James McNaughton
Alice Miller
Gregory O’Brien
Frances Samuel
Robyn Schiff
Marty Smith
Elizabeth Smither
Chris Tse
Nick Twemlow
Ashleigh Young

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