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
Whakanuia: 6 Things Worth Celebrating in December 2017
Read Time: 4 mins
Our monthly list of awesome mahi to look forward to...
Knockouts
Whakanuia: 6 Things Worth Celebrating in December 2017
By Pantograph Punch
Writing on the Wall? Fascism and Antifa Presence on the Streets of Eastern Europe.
Read Time: 16 mins
Murdoch Stephens travelled through Eastern Europe...
Society
Writing on the Wall? Fascism and Antifa Presence on the Streets of Eastern Europe.
By Murdoch Stephens
How to Enter a Book?: A response to Aukati
Read Time: 12 mins
Antony Millen responds to Michalia Arathimos' debut...
Literature
How to Enter a Book?: A response to Aukati
By Antony Millen
Chaste Longue: A Review of Venus In Fur
Read Time: 8 mins
Shannon Friday reviews the Circa Theatre production...
Theatre
Chaste Longue: A Review of Venus In Fur
By Shannon Friday
The Weight of Water: A Review of Marine Snow
Read Time: 7 mins
Finnius Teppett's new script plays fast and loose...
Theatre
The Weight of Water: A Review of Marine Snow
By Mia Gaudin
Tricky Dick: A Review of 'Something to Behold!'
Read Time: 26 mins
Lachlan Taylor on the unending colonialism of Dick...
Art
Tricky Dick: A Review of 'Something to Behold!'
By Lachlan Taylor
The Silent Killing Ground: Abortion in Aotearoa
Read Time: 13 mins
In this essay, Justine Whitfield tells the story of...
Literature
The Silent Killing Ground: Abortion in Aotearoa
By Justine Whitfield
We're Here, We're Queer, We're Going Nowhere: FAFSWAG at The Basement in 2017
Read Time: 30 mins
FAFSWAG have had a big year. As their third Basement...
Theatre
We're Here, We're Queer, We're Going Nowhere: FAFSWAG at The Basement in 2017
By Kate Prior