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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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Make Me Laugh
Theatre
Whakanuia: Ten Things to Celebrate in New Zealand Theatre in 2018
Knockouts
Whakanuia: Best Aotearoa Reads 2018
Review: Voices of the Land: Nga Reo o te Whenua and Sol LeWitt
Read Time: 6 mins
Profiles of the American artist Sol LeWitt and the...
Screen
Review: Voices of the Land: Nga Reo o te Whenua and Sol LeWitt
By Hugh Lilly
The Father Land: States of Becoming in the Writings of Martin Edmond
Read Time: 38 mins
Simon Comber on the blurred line between fiction and...
Literature
The Father Land: States of Becoming in the Writings of Martin Edmond
By Simon Comber
Internet Histories | 11 August
Read Time: 4 mins
The Kim Kardashian game
Internet Histories
Internet Histories | 11 August
By Pantograph Punch
Review: Terror Highway
Read Time: 1 min
Terror Highway is a fun and electric exploitation...
Theatre
Review: Terror Highway
By Rosabel Tan
Review: Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter
Read Time: 2 mins
Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter is a surreal and hilarious...
Screen
Review: Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter
By Joseph Harper
Review: Erewhon
Read Time: 2 mins
Erewhon is an ethereal and meditative little wonder...
Screen
Review: Erewhon
By Joseph Harper
Review: Pulp: A Movie About Life, Death and Supermarkets
Read Time: 3 mins
Ahead of further screenings here, in Australia, and...
Screen
Review: Pulp: A Movie About Life, Death and Supermarkets
By Richard Bol
This Is Sheffield: Florian Habicht and 'Pulp: A Movie About Life, Death And Supermarkets'
Read Time: 18 mins
Florian Habicht's documentary about Pulp and their...
Music
This Is Sheffield: Florian Habicht and 'Pulp: A Movie About Life, Death And Supermarkets'
By Joe Nunweek