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A new generation of theatremakers is turning to stand-up to tell its stories - and breaking down the walls between New Zealand's theatre and comedy communities in the process. Annabella Gamboni talks to some of the stars of this new comedy order about the artistic and financial reasons behind this sea change.

There’s a lot of snobbery around New Zealand stand-up comedy. I’m not just talking about...

Theatre

2018 has been a rough year for New Zealand theatre in many ways but there was still so much to celebrate. Theatre Editor Adam Goodall (from Wellington), Kate Prior (from Auckland), Erin Harrington (from Christchurch) and Emily Duncan (from Dunedin) talk about the shows that excited them, provoked them and made them love 2018 despite its challenges.

In May, Dunedin’s Fortune Theatre closed its doors...

Knockouts

Literature Editor Hannah Newport-Watson and recent contributing writers from the Pantograph Punch’s books section share their favourite Aotearoa books of the year.

There are more books in the world than there were a year ago. The reading pile beside the bed grows ever taller. Christmas means different things to different people – to me, it means I can finally lie down in the shade and read for hours on...

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Theatre
Make Me Laugh
Theatre
Whakanuia: Ten Things to Celebrate in New Zealand Theatre in 2018
Knockouts
Whakanuia: Best Aotearoa Reads 2018
Review: This is My Real Job
Read Time: 4 mins
Rosabel Tan and Joseph Harper on Lara Fischel-Chisholm...
Theatre
Review: This is My Real Job
By Pantograph Punch
Words at White Night
Read Time: 3 mins
A group of poets respond to Auckland's night of art...
Literature
Words at White Night
By Pantograph Punch
Pantograph Picks: Auckland Writers Festival 2015
Read Time: 9 mins
Our top picks for the Auckland Writers Festival 2015...
Literature
Pantograph Picks: Auckland Writers Festival 2015
By Pantograph Punch
Disappropriation: Cripping Up, Winning Big
Read Time: 19 mins
Kirsti Whalen on the representation of disability...
Screen
Disappropriation: Cripping Up, Winning Big
By Kirsti Whalen
Review: The Book of Everything
Read Time: 3 mins
Joseph Harper on Silo Theatre's The Book of Everything...
Theatre
Review: The Book of Everything
By Joseph Harper
When do We Get to Speak?
Read Time: 11 mins
Mohamed Hassan on the need for more Muslim voices...
Society
When do We Get to Speak?
By Mohamed Hassan
The Profound Sadness of the Viral Proposal Video
Read Time: 5 mins
Matt Harnett on the inauthenticity and sadness of...
Society
The Profound Sadness of the Viral Proposal Video
By Matt Harnett
On The Book of Everything
Read Time: 9 mins
Sam Brooks on The Book of Everything, Silo Theatre...
Theatre
On The Book of Everything
By Sam Brooks