‘I am a Pākehā because I live in a Māori country’: Pākehā Identity and the North Island Myth
Nearly Every Film at the New Zealand International Film Festival, Reviewed A-Z
Playground Battle: A Review of Lord of the Flies

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Literature

Following on from his essay 'The South Island Myth revisited,' Michael Grimshaw asks what it means to be a Pākehā New Zealander, and calls for Pākehā to demythologize and refute the toxic myths of Pākehā indigeneity.

The question of what it means to be a Pākehā New Zealander is centrally linked to the question of how identity arises from living in a new landscape. One aspect of Pākehā identity that arose in response...

Screen

Your daily coverage of this year’s New Zealand International Film Festival

The 2017 New Zealand International Film Festival is upon us and, like you, we’re ready to devour everything from the luscious to the weird to the spellbindingly profound.

Alongside our longer reviews and interviews, our team are reporting back daily with quick-fire reviews - brought to you this year by Doug Dillaman, Jacob...

Theatre

Centrepoint Theatre's latest Open Stage production tackles a classic tale of children killing each other on an island. Adam Goodall reports from the frontlines.

It’s like an incredible playground built for killing kids in.

The centrepiece of Lord of the Flies’ set, designed by Theo Wijnsma, is a T-shaped series of ramps, drowning in sand. The ramps run by and through the audience, large, flat rocks...

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Literature
‘I am a Pākehā because I live in a Māori country’: Pākehā Identity and the North Island Myth
Screen
Nearly Every Film at the New Zealand International Film Festival, Reviewed A-Z
Theatre
Playground Battle: A Review of Lord of the Flies
‘I am a Pākehā because I live in a Māori country’: Pākehā Identity and the North Island Myth
Read Time: 23 mins
Michael Grimshaw asks what it means to be a Pākehā...
Literature
‘I am a Pākehā because I live in a Māori country’: Pākehā Identity and the North Island Myth
By Michael Grimshaw
Nearly Every Film at the New Zealand International Film Festival, Reviewed A-Z
Read Time: 24 mins
​Your daily coverage of this year’s New Zealand International...
Screen
Nearly Every Film at the New Zealand International Film Festival, Reviewed A-Z
By Pantograph Punch
Playground Battle: A Review of Lord of the Flies
Read Time: 9 mins
Centrepoint Theatre's latest Open Stage production...
Theatre
Playground Battle: A Review of Lord of the Flies
By Adam Goodall
My Florian Habit
Read Time: 9 mins
Jacob Powell on the infectious and electric Florian...
Screen
My Florian Habit
By Jacob Powell
Campaigns of Hope: Considering Quest and I Am Not Your Negro
Read Time: 9 mins
Inequality isn't inevitable, it's engineered.
Screen
Campaigns of Hope: Considering Quest and I Am Not Your Negro
By Lana Lopesi
Announcing The Pantograph Punch’s New Editor-in-Chief!
Read Time: 13 mins
In which we farewell one wahine toa and welcome another...
Society
Announcing The Pantograph Punch’s New Editor-in-Chief!
By Pantograph Punch
Old, plump, talkative: Considering Agnès Varda
Read Time: 10 mins
The Pantograph Punch is delighted to present Faces...
Screen
Old, plump, talkative: Considering Agnès Varda
By Doug Dillaman
Chalk Stories: A Review of My Best Dead Friend
Read Time: 7 mins
Anya Tate-Manning draws on personal stories of loss...
Theatre
Chalk Stories: A Review of My Best Dead Friend
By Melissa Laing
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