The Angry Brown Woman: My Issue With Art Schools
The Auckland Fringe Festival 2020: Week One
What Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year Got Right ... and Wrong

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Art

Art schools are seen by many as beacons of liberalism. But is this the reality?

In high school, the only subjects I was remotely good at were the practical arts. I stayed in the art block during lunch, and dropped any non-art-related subjects as soon as I was able to. At university, fine arts was the only degree that made sense, and six years later I left with a bachelor’s and master’s degree, both...

Theatre

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!

The Shows

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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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Art
The Angry Brown Woman: My Issue With Art Schools
Theatre
The Auckland Fringe Festival 2020: Week One
Society
What Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year Got Right ... and Wrong
[CLOSED]: Vladimir the Crow
Read Time: 1 min
Free Stuff
[CLOSED]: Vladimir the Crow
By Pantograph Punch
First Watch: Carnivorous Plant Society's 'Chambers and Cathedrals'
Read Time: 9 mins
Auckland's Carnivorous Plant Society have just set...
Music
First Watch: Carnivorous Plant Society's 'Chambers and Cathedrals'
By Hayden Eastmond-Mein
Towards Variations on a Theme: Considering 'Necessary Distraction: A Painting Show'
Read Time: 29 mins
Francis McWhannell on Auckland Art Gallery's 'Necessary...
Art
Towards Variations on a Theme: Considering 'Necessary Distraction: A Painting Show'
By Francis McWhannell
Review: Puzzy
Read Time: 6 mins
Theatre
Review: Puzzy
By Sam Brooks
The One Thing That Would Bring Me Home By Next Waitangi Day
Read Time: 5 mins
Satire
The One Thing That Would Bring Me Home By Next Waitangi Day
By Nat Elliott
Loose Canons: Kiki
Read Time: 5 mins
Theatre
Loose Canons: Kiki
By Kiki
Review: Spring Awakening
Read Time: 6 mins
Adam Goodall reviews Spring Awakening at BATs Theatre...
Theatre
Review: Spring Awakening
By Adam Goodall
[CLOSED]: Billy T Jams
Read Time: 3 mins
Free Stuff
[CLOSED]: Billy T Jams
By Pantograph Punch