The Auckland Fringe Festival 2020: Week One
What Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year Got Right ... and Wrong
Save It, Don’t Preserve It: A Vision for RNZ Concert’s Future

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Our bite-size Fringe reviews are back! Our team of Auckland Fringe reviewers, India Essuah, Kate Prior, Amanda Jane Robinson and Vanessa Crofskey, will be experiencing as much fresh Fringe work as they can and writing bite-size reviews right here. We’ll keep adding to this page during the week, and keep an eye out for our New Zealand Fringe reviews coming up soon!

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I Know What I’m Doing #UsTwo...

Society

Jennifer Ward-Lealand Te Atamira deserves New Zealander of the Year and our respect. But Kiwibank got it wrong when they erased the unparalleled work of Māori to revitalise te reo.

The Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year Awards were established 11 years ago by an Australian. It’s PR of course – an opportunity for Kiwibank to connect their brand to pride and patriotism. But plenty of social good is...

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Jazz musician Umar Zakaria is glad RNZ Concert isn’t done for because it was never ‘done’ – it’s an unfinished project.

Despite all of the great work that RNZ Concert does to represent classical music, it remains an unfinished project with much potential for continued growth and improvement. This is especially true for New Zealand’s musical communities outside the realm of Western classical music, which...

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The Auckland Fringe Festival 2020: Week One
Society
What Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year Got Right ... and Wrong
Music
Save It, Don’t Preserve It: A Vision for RNZ Concert’s Future
Review: Wolf
Read Time: 8 mins
Shannon Friday reviews Christchurch playwright Tim...
Theatre
Review: Wolf
By Shannon Friday
Listen to our Auckland Arts Festival podcast: INTERMISSION
Read Time: 4 mins
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Listen to our Auckland Arts Festival podcast: INTERMISSION
By Pantograph Punch
Loose Canons: Christopher Stratton
Read Time: 10 mins
Loose Canons
Loose Canons: Christopher Stratton
By Christopher Stratton
Twenty-One Shows From The New Zealand Fringe Festival 2016
Read Time: 30 mins
With the New Zealand Fringe Festival wrapped for another...
Theatre
Twenty-One Shows From The New Zealand Fringe Festival 2016
By Pantograph Punch
Review: Titus
Read Time: 6 mins
A critically-acclaimed and darkly comic adaptation...
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Review: Titus
By Sam Brooks
Review: The Offensive Nipple Show
Read Time: 3 mins
The Offensive Nipple Show riffs off the nauseating...
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Review: The Offensive Nipple Show
By Madeleine De Young
Three Characters in Search of an Author: Te Pō and the Legacy of Bruce Mason
Read Time: 32 mins
Bruce Mason has been missing from our stages for quite...
Theatre
Three Characters in Search of an Author: Te Pō and the Legacy of Bruce Mason
By James Wenley
Contributing to Public Life from Afar
Read Time: 19 mins
Literature
Contributing to Public Life from Afar
By Lamia Imam