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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
A New Partnership with Silo Theatre
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Announcing our 2015 partnership with Silo Theatre
News
A New Partnership with Silo Theatre
By Pantograph Punch
Three Boys
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Joe Nunweek on school expulsions
Society
Three Boys
By Joe Nunweek
Between the Lines: Honey in the Whiskey
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Hayden Donnell talks us through a song he wrote for...
Music
Between the Lines: Honey in the Whiskey
By Hayden Donnell
Inspirations and Influences: Toa Fraser on Pure and Deep
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Toa Fraser shares his influences and inspirations...
Theatre
Inspirations and Influences: Toa Fraser on Pure and Deep
By Toa Fraser
Dirty Politics
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While Dirty Politics continues to reverberate, life...
Internet Histories
Dirty Politics
By Anna Bracewell-Worrall
Review: Pure and Deep
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Alice Harbourne, Rosabel Tan and Eddy Dever discuss...
Theatre
Review: Pure and Deep
By Pantograph Punch
The Pantograph Punch Summer Internships
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The Pantograph Punch is delighted to announce two...
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The Pantograph Punch Summer Internships
By Pantograph Punch
Vocal Chords and Nothing More
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Janet McAllister on why the makers of the vagina posters...
Internet Histories
Vocal Chords and Nothing More
By Janet McAllister