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on belonging and national identity

In this edition you will find a series of essays to spark your thinking on the issues of belonging and national identity and—for those who call Aotearoa home—to highlight the beauty of the nation that is ours.

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when business meets social

This issue of Flint & Steel aims to take you from coffee growing, to embroidering, to web coding, to toy making; to learn about how social businesses are disrupting the norm, and clearing the path for a host of novel ways to tackle old problems.

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on sustainability and what we leave behind

In this issue of Flint & Steel we traverse the landscape of what we mean by sustainability. Not a hollow PR exercise, not a tree-hugging ideology—nor an attempt to sate our guilty hearts and minds—but a genuine search for truth, a hope to maintain, restore, and even create beauty; a call to us all to be responsible and accountable.

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on cultivating community

This volume of Flint & Steel aims to look at what community is, and what is in the soil where it grows. What does community offer to us as people? What does it add to a flourishing society, and what are the conditions of place, time, and purpose that community requires in order to grow and survive?

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in the bonds of love we meet

This volume of Flint & Steel aims to look at the reality we live in the midst of contemporary New Zealand public life. What kind of love is this, that would bind us to people we’ve never met; with whom we may feel we have nothing in common?

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PREVIEW: on vocation, working, and living

What’s behind the preoccupation with our occupation? This year’s volume of Flint & Steel considers the place of paid work in our lives, and the other places we look in order to find meaning and purpose. Cover illustration by Loren Taylor.

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Flint & Steel Magazine

This annual publication aims to live up to its monikerʼs metaphor: we want it to spark thought and creativity. In curating a variety of ideas around a central theme each year, we hope to provide a chance for readers to think deeply about the things that affect all of us.

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Preview The Latest Volume

What’s behind the preoccupation with our occupation? This year’s volume of Flint & Steel considers the place of paid work in our lives, and the other places we look in order to find meaning and purpose. Cover illustration by Loren Taylor.

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