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MAX TOWLE

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A Londoner turned Kiwi who has worked for The Star newspaper, Bleacher Report and RNZ News.



Content by Max

Women in tech: Why the industry needs to fix its gender problem

“If you put five similar people in a room, you're not going to get the same quality of ideas.”

Hundreds of fast-food workers to strike over fair pay

“I think a lot of people are going to struggle to get their lunch tomorrow.”

Are jokes about rape ever okay?

“Comedy can be a great way of breaking the ice and getting a topic talked about.”

Students tell us if they think they’ll ever be able to afford their own home

“As an English and Spanish student… yeah, it’s not looking good”

How Tinder is still killing modern romance

The second part of our look at how the app is continuing to shape people’s dating lives.

Open letter warns free speech is under threat at universities

“But there’s a fine balance with protecting people from discrimination.”

Not everyone is a fan of the latest All Blacks ad

Are the Men in Black superheroes or villains?

Does the TAB get a free ride?

Reporting odds is part of sports coverage in New Zealand, but the Problem Gambling Foundation says it’s marketing masked as news.

Black Caps summer ratings: our verdict on every player

All hail Jeet Raval.

Why Tinder is such a horror show for women

“There's a lot of guesswork involved.”

Devil’s doughnuts, exploding heads and phony science

We pick the best of a glorious month of advertising complaints.

We break down the biggest questions raised by Hit & Run

Investigative journalists Nicky Hager and Jon Stephenson say deaths of Afghan civilians were covered-up.

What students have to say about putting interest back on student loans

“It’s enough of a battle worrying about trying to get into the housing market.”

Growing up in Kaikohe, trouble can be tough to avoid

“Kids just run riot.”

Non-voters tell us what it would take to get them to the ballot box

“Most of my friends think I am a monster for not voting.”

New Zealand bars boycott Coopers beer after marriage equality backlash

Video has critics frothing.

Why Ex on the Beach is the greatest TV show since The Wire

Kinda, maybe, sorta not.

Photos: Protest against rape culture at Parliament

Hundreds turn out to call for consent to be taught in schools.

How to tell someone you may have given them an STI

“He just broke down.”

Why Ross Taylor may be NZ’s greatest batsman

Once called a dirty slogger, the stats tell a different story.

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