Just Jokes: On Offensive Material and Accountability in New Zealand Comedy
Serious Fun: Who the Heck is PĀNiA!?
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Adam Goodall digs into what happens when comedians cross the line.

Content warning: this pieces contains descriptions of sexist, racist and transphobic jokes.

As long as there’s been stand-up comedy, there have been offensive jokes. And as long as there have been offensive jokes, there’s been discourse and debate about them – what’s acceptable, what isn’t, when drawing a line turns into an act of...

Art

Unravelling the mysterious über-cool-girl of Mokopōpaki, before her Te Tuhi exhibition closes.

 

Ka tīaho mai he marama pai, puta pō rere wai, mai a Pānia. When the night is still and the moon is clear, you can see Pānia appear. – Sam Freedman (nā Alby Bennett i whakamāori)

 

Let’s begin by addressing the elephant in the room, or – given the artist’s enthusiasm for all things equine –...

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We’re looking for the next generation of talented writers, thinkers and editors to take the reins at The Pantograph Punch.

It's been nearly nine years since we started The Pantograph Punch, and as we approach its pre-teen metamorphosis, we’ve been chatting about what we hope it’ll be when it grows up — when it’s old enough to stay home unsupervised, when it’s old enough to drive, and when it’s old enough...

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Just Jokes: On Offensive Material and Accountability in New Zealand Comedy
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Serious Fun: Who the Heck is PĀNiA!?
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We’re Looking for the Next Generation of Arts Leaders
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