Orange Isn’t the New Black: Why we restrict prisoner voting rights
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My great-grandmother was born into a world where women weren’t considered human enough to vote. She was destined to a life largely deprived of what’s now considered the democratic right of nearly all New Zealanders. We see the citizens of broken nations lining streets amid death threats just to write their opinion on a bit of paper, or we hear how they’ve lost their lives in the fight for their say....

Music

Anthonie Tonnon's characters keep going to war with him.

They’re baby-boomers: beleaguered letter to the editor writers, lecherous surgeons, Nick Smith. In Tonnon’s second album Successor, they hector their sons, become creepy mentors and lecture unconscious women. Tonnon wants to tell them they’re all-the-way wrong, that they’re selfish and oblivious, but they won’t let him speak. They tell him he’s...

Theatre

Absurdism is hard.

To rephrase, absurdism is a hard style for a playwright to tap into, let alone tap into effectively, and it’s an even harder style for an audience to engage with. When it’s done well, it can be the funniest thing you’ve ever seen. Seeing a Eugene Ionesco play done right is one of the most profound experiences I’ve had in a theatre. It brings attention to the potential pointlessness...

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Society
Orange Isn’t the New Black: Why we restrict prisoner voting rights
Music
The Redeemer of Lost Time
Theatre
Review: Ushers
Orange Isn’t the New Black: Why we restrict prisoner voting rights
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Anna Whyte looks into why in New Zealand, unlike many...
Society
Orange Isn’t the New Black: Why we restrict prisoner voting rights
By Anna Whyte
The Redeemer of Lost Time
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Anthonie Tonnon's new album Successor pits baby-boomers...
Music
The Redeemer of Lost Time
By Hayden Donnell
Review: Ushers
Read Time: 4 mins
Sam Brooks reviews ect's Ushers
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Review: Ushers
By Sam Brooks
A Second Chance: Of Hearts and Hospitals
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Max Harris was 26 and enjoying a dream job working...
Society
A Second Chance: Of Hearts and Hospitals
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Review: This is My Real Job
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Theatre
Review: This is My Real Job
By Pantograph Punch
Words at White Night
Read Time: 3 mins
A group of poets respond to Auckland's night of art...
Literature
Words at White Night
By Pantograph Punch
Pantograph Picks: Auckland Writers Festival 2015
Read Time: 9 mins
Our top picks for the Auckland Writers Festival 2015...
Literature
Pantograph Picks: Auckland Writers Festival 2015
By Pantograph Punch
Disappropriation: Cripping Up, Winning Big
Read Time: 19 mins
Kirsti Whalen on the representation of disability...
Film
Disappropriation: Cripping Up, Winning Big
By Kirsti Whalen
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