My Heart Goes Thadak Thadak: Bringing back Bollywood
The Unmissables: Three Exhibitions to see in November
Baby Gatekeepers

Featured

Theatre

Brannavan Gnanalingam revisits his Bollywood awakening in light of Ahi Karunaharan’s latest play, My Heart Goes Thadak Thadak.

In 1990s Aotearoa, it was initially difficult to find Tamil films or Bollywood films to watch. For Sri Lankans like my family, Indian cinema dominated. People went on shopping sprees whenever they went back to Sri Lanka or India. What arose were almost black-market video...

Art

A monthly round-up of artworks in Tāmaki Makaurau that we keep returning to.

Manta rays, tortoises and talking trees: Artists John Ward Knox, Eddie Clemens and Anne Noble play with ideas of ecological care, climate change and wild Earth in the exhibitions of this month’s Unmissables.

Once again, our team of art critics, Lucinda Bennett, Lana Lopesi and Francis McWhannell, has searched the city...

Literature

Approaching the end of her study, Pākehā publishing student Madison Hamill reflects on her place in an industry that has been described as a ‘white castle’.

My name is Maddy. I’m 24 years old. I belong to a class of 17 female and one male, mostly Pākehā, publishing students in the only accredited publishing course in New Zealand. One day we will run the industry, we joke – we’ll be tycoons like Miranda...

Featured

Theatre
My Heart Goes Thadak Thadak: Bringing back Bollywood
Art
The Unmissables: Three Exhibitions to see in November
Literature
Baby Gatekeepers
Outside Looking In: Remembering James K Baxter and Jerusalem
Read Time: 28 mins
Elizabeth Beattie follows the radical NZ poet's steps...
Literature
Outside Looking In: Remembering James K Baxter and Jerusalem
By Elizabeth Beattie
The Engagement Exercise
Read Time: 15 mins
Lana Lopesi on tick-box public art approaches
Art
The Engagement Exercise
By Lana Lopesi
The House of the Novel
Read Time: 15 mins
Literature
The House of the Novel
By Pip Adam
Our Top Reads Of 2015
Read Time: 12 mins
Our team's roundup of the site's best 2015 features...
News
Our Top Reads Of 2015
By Pantograph Punch
Where Our Bodies Begin and End
Read Time: 15 mins
Georgina Langdon-Pole traces a representation of her...
Art
Where Our Bodies Begin and End
By Georgina Langdon-Pole
The Fragility of Mystery: Exploring 'Yang Fudong: Filmscapes'
Read Time: 18 mins
Francis McWhannell explores 'Yang Fudong: Filmscapes...
Art
The Fragility of Mystery: Exploring 'Yang Fudong: Filmscapes'
By Francis McWhannell
Ten Moments in Wellington Theatre 2015
Read Time: 11 mins
Theatre
Ten Moments in Wellington Theatre 2015
By Adam Goodall
Ten Plays We Loved in 2015: Wellington Edition
Read Time: 9 mins
Theatre
Ten Plays We Loved in 2015: Wellington Edition
By Adam Goodall