Loose Canons: Saraid Cameron
The Last Regional Theatre: Inside Centrepoint's Fight to Stay
Change of Fortunes: Lessons from the Death of a Theatre

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Loose Canons is a series in which we invite artists we love to share five things that have informed their work. Meet the rest of our Loose Canons here.

Saraid Cameron is an actor and theatremaker who graduated from Unitec with a degree in Performing Arts in 2012. With collaborator Amelia Reynolds, Saraid created Stomach at Basement Theatre in 2014 and The Memory Shelf, which won Best New Script as well as...

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In Palmerston North, New Zealand's last provincial theatre is under new management and fighting to keep its head above water. But does it even matter if the theatre drowns? Baz Macdonald looks at what Centrepoint Theatre is doing to stay buoyant and make its voice heard.

On the morning of 1 May, Dunedin and the wider theatre community woke to the news that Fortune Theatre would be immediately and...

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Three weeks ago, in the middle of a thriving 2018 season, Dunedin's 44-year-old Fortune Theatre closed its doors. In Part One of this two-part article, Kate Prior analyses the conditions around its closure. In Part Two, practitioners and community share their memories of a formidable southern feature of the theatre landscape.

Emily Duncan had an exciting year planned. The Dunedin-based playwright and...

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Loose Canons
Loose Canons: Saraid Cameron
Theatre
The Last Regional Theatre: Inside Centrepoint's Fight to Stay
Theatre
Change of Fortunes: Lessons from the Death of a Theatre
Summer Reading Series: Two poems by Louise Wallace
Read Time: 2 mins
New fiction, non-fiction and poetry by Aotearoa writers...
Literature
Summer Reading Series: Two poems by Louise Wallace
By Louise Wallace
Invisible and Indivisible: Going Beyond the Exhibition
Read Time: 31 mins
Chloe Geoghegan shines a spotlight on New Zealand'...
Art
Invisible and Indivisible: Going Beyond the Exhibition
By Chloe Geoghegan
Forgotten Home: A Comic
Read Time: 2 mins
Forgotten Home: A Comic by Jem Yoshioka
Literature
Forgotten Home: A Comic
By Jem Yoshioka
Maranga Mai Ngāpuhi!
Read Time: 13 mins
Society
Maranga Mai Ngāpuhi!
By Sandy Wakefield
A Competition of Ideals: A Review of Simon Denny's 'The Founder's Paradox'
Read Time: 30 mins
Francis McWhannell asks whether the real Simon Denny...
Art
A Competition of Ideals: A Review of Simon Denny's 'The Founder's Paradox'
By Francis McWhannell
The One-Day Spin: A Chat With Sarah and Catherine Delahunty
Read Time: 19 mins
Adam Goodall catches up with two indomitable sisters...
Theatre
The One-Day Spin: A Chat With Sarah and Catherine Delahunty
By Adam Goodall
Cataphoric Coop’s Closing Night
Read Time: 10 mins
At the Upper Queen Street and Newton Road intersection...
Art
Cataphoric Coop’s Closing Night
By Eloise Callister-Baker
The Unmissables: Four Exhibitions to see in December
Read Time: 10 mins
A monthly round-up of notable, controversial and unmissable...
Art
The Unmissables: Four Exhibitions to see in December
By Pantograph Punch