Always Something There to Remind Me: On Growing Up Amid Neoliberal Reforms
The Unmissables: Three Exhibitions to See in August
A Circle is a Sun: A Review of Mikala Dwyer’s ‘Earthcraft’

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What was growing up in Aotearoa like during the drastic neoliberal reforms of the 1980s? Mary Paul talks to six Generation X Aucklanders.

In the early 1990s I often woke at night worrying about how our children would manage in a newly competitive world. If they couldn’t strive to be the best, or at least buy into the idea of life as raw competition, how would they manage? It was not so much a feeling...

Art

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

Dan Arps and Fiona Clark. Hannah Valentine and Toss Woollaston. Two dual-artist shows – unlikely pairings, both – feature in this month’s picks. Plus, we just couldn’t go past the colour-drenched work of Cat Fooks.

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

Art

Geometry, science fiction and appropriation of ancient forms collide in the multi-faceted sculptural work Earthcraft by Australian artist Mikala Dwyer. Victoria Wynne-Jones reviews.

Trembling slightly, an immense crystalline form hangs before a window. Cool winter light catches its facets and its glasslike surface glows white. In barely perceptible yet perpetual motion, it shifts in response to...

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Society
Always Something There to Remind Me: On Growing Up Amid Neoliberal Reforms
Art
The Unmissables: Three Exhibitions to See in August
Art
A Circle is a Sun: A Review of Mikala Dwyer’s ‘Earthcraft’
Between the Lines: Pedestrian Support League
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Music
Between the Lines: Pedestrian Support League
By Emily Littler
Some Smoke, But Not Much Fire: A Review of 'Inside Outside Upside Down'
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Despite its superstar line-up, 'Inside Outside Upside...
Art
Some Smoke, But Not Much Fire: A Review of 'Inside Outside Upside Down'
By Francis McWhannell
A Private History of Jonny Potts' Loose
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Booze, Iggy Pop, Whangarei and Jonny Potts
Theatre
A Private History of Jonny Potts' Loose
By Adam Goodall
How Can I Hate Him if I Don’t Understand Him? On David Greig’s The Events
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Kate Prior on David Greig's play, The Events.
Theatre
How Can I Hate Him if I Don’t Understand Him? On David Greig’s The Events
By Kate Prior
The Pantograph Punch Presents: Unspoken
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A panel discussion on violent crime and the hard questions...
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The Pantograph Punch Presents: Unspoken
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Kick The Can: How International Street Art Took Dunedin By Force
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Eloise Callister-Baker on Dunedin's street art spat...
Art
Kick The Can: How International Street Art Took Dunedin By Force
By Eloise Callister-Baker
Between the Lines: Hell
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Music
Between the Lines: Hell
By Sean Molloy
So You Want to Rebrand New Zealand Part II
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Jono Aidney gets inside the boardroom as a group of...
Society
So You Want to Rebrand New Zealand Part II
By Jono Aidney