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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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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Honour Thy Queer Ancestors: On Queer Progress
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The Banning, the Blaming, the Binding: Ten Literary Moments 2015
By Kirsti Whalen
She Said, He Said: Great Art Moments in Auckland in 2015
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She Said, He Said: Great Art Moments in Auckland in 2015
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Sneak Peek: Tim Flower for The Vernacularist
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Base Metals, Good Bells: A Conversation with Steven Toussaint
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[CLOSED]: Karma Snort
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[CLOSED]: Trumbo
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The Auckland Theatre Awards 2015
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The winners of the Auckland Theatre Awards 2015
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The Auckland Theatre Awards 2015
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