Three Boys
Pop-up Lit Crit: Honey in the Whiskey
Inspirations and Influences: Toa Fraser on Pure and Deep

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Society
Approximately six in every thousand NZ kids are excluded or expelled from school each year. What seem like low numbers conceal a world of hurt, snap decisions, double standards and cruel long-lasting consequences.

Here's what happened to three boys, including one that got away with it.

Boy A wasn’t even there when the deal went south. His friend Jayesh (more of an acquaintance, really) turned up...

Music
Hayden Donnell talks us through a song he wrote for his friend, musician Sam Prebble, who died last month.

 

        There's no honey in the whiskey anymore         That's alright, I know how much you hated the stuff

When I found out my friend Sam was dead, my first thought was of him in a rare moment of unbridled disgust. He was getting ready to play violin with us for a supporting gig at Leigh Sawmill...

Theatre

Toa Fraser's been busy. His latest film, The Dead Lands - a thunderous, gory revenge-action filmed entirely in te reo Māori - is currently playing in cinemas, and onstage at the Herald theatre is the sequel to one of the greatest plays in New Zealand history, Pure and Deep. Today he shares what inspired and influenced his latest play: from the mystical, to the physical, to a damn good short black. 

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