Created by Rhiannon Duff, Poppy Smith, Katie Hay and Pari Sastri Slackhasone.
A transmedia project integrating second year student projects told by fictional journalist Thomas Holloway; he was sent to New Zealand to document the Home Front stories.
Students created a blog to gain a sense of life during this period. Pick up your copy of the printed magazine (or click on the image) From The Home Front to read more interpretative stories.
“The two rules for our class [for creating a] world narrative were to have a South Pacific link and to integrate another group’s idea to your own story. We aimed to have these rules met by creating a character, Thomas Holloway… a journalist… at the time of the War. [This gave us] the opportunity for the stories within our stories to be your stories. This project was not only challenging but also equally rewarding, teaching us strengths and skills that we will be able to apply later on in future industry jobs. We learnt to work collectively as a group under pressure and how to work around others …”
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