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Top 10 stories of the month - October 2015

Friday 30th October 2015

In case you missed something, here are our most read stories for the month.

 

1 - LEARNING TO LIVE WITH ENDOMETRIOSIS

   

One in ten women suffer from endometriosis and it's a disease that can lead to a life of pain, depression and infertility. Story by Mava Moayyed.

2 - THE PENCILSWORD - PLAYER ONE: CONTINUE

Toby Morris shares five lessons he's learned from being average at video games.

3 - NZ's MOST POPULAR YOUTUBE STARS

Meet the young YouTube heavy-hitters who are turning a hobby into a profit. Story by Caitlin Te Tai.

4 - 'IMAGINE A GLASS BOTTLE BREAKING INSIDE YOU'

Endometriosis isn’t just “women’s troubles”. It’s a disease that can cause many to suffer through a life of debilitating pain. Here are seven Kiwis speaking about their life with the pain of endometriosis. 

5 - NZ MUSIC FESTIVAL ON SHAKY GROUND

McLaren Valley Festival has been rebranded and will head to Auckland after organisers failed to secure resource consent at McLaren Falls Park. Mava Moayyed takes a look at the story behind the move.

6 - RIP IT UP MAGAZINE CAUSES OUTRAGE WITH RACIST ARTICLE

Earlier this month, New Zealand music and entertainment magazine Rip it Up caused a storm of outage after publishing a film review using a racist slur. Story by Mava Moayyed.

7 - 10 DRUG MYTHS BUSTED

It would seem that we’re a curious bunch when it comes to drugs, so it’s time to bust some common myths about getting high. By Emma Taylor.

8 - 10 ENDOMETRIOSIS MYTHS BUSTED

It’s a condition as tricky to say as it is to understand. The cause of endometriosis still eludes us and currently, there is no cure. In New Zealand, more than a hundred thousand of us suffer from it, so let's bust some common myths about the disease.

9 - OUTSPOKEN: JIMI HUNT

Outspoken is a video series about real people who care about real issues. In the latest one, Jimi Hunt imagines what it would be like if we put as much desirability into mental health as we do into physical health.

10 - 'DO YOU HAVE A FORM FOR THAT?'

In this story from The Watercooler, Abby Howells tells of how she had her career in theatre all planned out. But sometimes life hands you different things. 



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