man in the mirror

By Madeline Saxton-Beer

  Inspired by movies promising life-enhancing everyday technology, Google engineer Max Braun grew sick of waiting for someone else to do the work of...

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meet denizen heroes tobias and miles

  Denizen Editor-in-chief Claire Sullivan chats with two of our inaugural Heroes, Tobias Grant and Miles Gregory — the creators of the world-first replica...

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denizen x azabu long lunch

  Last Friday, we gathered together some of our favourite gourmands to celebrate the arrival of Ponsonby's exciting new eatery Azabu. Guests were indulged with some exemplary examples...

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exhibition: mikala dwyer

By Madeline Saxton-Beer

  There’s no denying the impressive scale on which this Sydney-born artist maps out her incredible experimental installations using everyday items such as crudely...

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the stream dream

By Madeline Saxton-Beer

  With the concept of being able to listen to any one artist using a single platform a thing of the past, we break...

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exhibition: cruz jimenez ‘viaje’

By Madeline Saxton-Beer

Mexican artist Cruz Jimenez's is embracing his heritage along with the theme of personal growth in his latest body of works, Viaje. Literally translating...

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denizen state of the nation survey

Ever curious about the views, opinions and social standpoint held by our fellow Denizens, we've devised our very first non-scientific, completely random, mildly...

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a guide to headphones

By Madeline Saxton-Beer

  While good sound is an important consideration when choosing a set of headphones, so too is aesthetic appeal. We sort through a plethora...

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so frenchy, so chic: how to celebrate bastille day

While we can't claim we were present during the storming of Bastille, naturally we're using any excuse to celebrate à la mode on...

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theatre: the curious incident of the dog in the night

By Madeline Saxton-Beer

  Christopher is a 15-year-old genius whose world is shaped by adolescence and a long-absent mother. When he falls under suspicion for the murder...

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meet denizen hero henry crothers

  Denizen Editor-in-chief Claire Sullivan chats with one of our inaugural Heroes, Henry Crothers — the brainchild behind the globally famous pink Lightpath— and...

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exhibition: matt arbuckle ‘structures of viewing’

By Madeline Saxton-Beer

Matt Arbuckle isn't the type of guy to go out and shoot a thousand frames before going home to choose his favourite one....

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rialto channel july 16 film round-up

By Francesca Rudkin

Plenty of quality British entertainment awaits you this month on Rialto Channel, especially for those with a fondness for Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s...

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rite of passage

By Madeline Saxton-Beer

Those aware of the visionary ideas of tech billionaire and Tesla Motors CEO, Elon Musk, may also be familiar with Hyperloop Transportation Technologies...

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exhibition: world press photo 2016

By Madeline Saxton-Beer

  Year after year, the World Press Photo exhibition never ceases to amaze us with astounding imagery of the world's goings on, captured from...

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the party of the year

Here's a glimpse into the most celebrated party of the year. Presented by Grey Goose. With thanks to Mint Kitchen Catering, Jaguar, Blush Flowers, East...

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exhibition: ‘sway’ by jason woodside

By Madeline Saxton-Beer

It's not often you meet an artist whose objective it is to instil optimism. Jason Woodside, however, is one such anomaly. With an...

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exhibition: ‘runaway’ by ken griffen

By Madeline Saxton-Beer

"Runaway is a contemporary view of the suppressed anxiety of now. The fight for survival has changed but anxiety remains. Your existence has...

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art to buy now

By Madeline Saxton-Beer

  For the love of art, we've shopped around to bring you an edit of some great pieces that will no doubt inject a...

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we’re looking for a senior writer

Denizen is all about celebrating Auckland and New Zealand, its people, places, food, culture, style and ideas. Our mission is to champion our city...

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