I’m Sick of Words Like ‘Diversity’, ‘Inclusion’ and ‘Representation’
Is That the Pacific Ocean, or Just My Tears? A Review of Moana Don’t Cry
Honour Thy Queer Ancestors: On Queer Progress

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Screen

Language is important but so is action. Julie Zhu challenges empty rhetoric in her speech at the Power of Inclusion film industry summit.

 

The Power of Inclusion was a two-day film industry summit in Auckland earlier this month that purported to “present a myriad of world views”, “posit future action to create a more inclusive industry and world” and to “catalyse the future of screen”. Attendees were...

Art

An exhibition about the Pacific should centre Pacific scholarship, right? Lana Lopesi asks this question of Te Tuhi’s Moana Don’t Cry. 

Over the 18th and 19th centuries, the Pacific Ocean was progressively divided. European and American explorers cut up the Pacific, what was said to be the last place to meet colonisation, permanently transforming its cultural, economic and ecological landscapes. With...

Society

Rainbow crossings and Pride Parades signal queer progress. But Will Hansen argues Aotearoa still has a long way to go for queer folk to feel safe.

When businesses throughout the Wellington CBD are covered head to toe in rainbow flags, why would we complain? When Wellington City Council commissions rainbow crossings, rainbow runways, rainbow precincts, to make us feel welcome and safe, why would...

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Screen
I’m Sick of Words Like ‘Diversity’, ‘Inclusion’ and ‘Representation’
Art
Is That the Pacific Ocean, or Just My Tears? A Review of Moana Don’t Cry
Society
Honour Thy Queer Ancestors: On Queer Progress
First Watch: Carnivorous Plant Society's 'Chambers and Cathedrals'
Read Time: 9 mins
Auckland's Carnivorous Plant Society have just set...
Music
First Watch: Carnivorous Plant Society's 'Chambers and Cathedrals'
By Hayden Eastmond-Mein
Towards Variations on a Theme: Considering 'Necessary Distraction: A Painting Show'
Read Time: 29 mins
Francis McWhannell on Auckland Art Gallery's 'Necessary...
Art
Towards Variations on a Theme: Considering 'Necessary Distraction: A Painting Show'
By Francis McWhannell
Review: Puzzy
Read Time: 6 mins
Theatre
Review: Puzzy
By Sam Brooks
The One Thing That Would Bring Me Home By Next Waitangi Day
Read Time: 5 mins
Satire
The One Thing That Would Bring Me Home By Next Waitangi Day
By Nat Elliott
Loose Canons: Kiki
Read Time: 5 mins
Theatre
Loose Canons: Kiki
By Kiki
Review: Spring Awakening
Read Time: 6 mins
Adam Goodall reviews Spring Awakening at BATs Theatre...
Theatre
Review: Spring Awakening
By Adam Goodall
[CLOSED]: Billy T Jams
Read Time: 3 mins
Free Stuff
[CLOSED]: Billy T Jams
By Pantograph Punch
Beyond the Good Room
Read Time: 4 mins
Theatre
Beyond the Good Room
By Chris Parker