Beyond the Quarter-acre Dream: Co-ownership and Co-housing in Wellington
Loose Canons: Alice Snedden
On Stage, Not Getting Paid: Should We Be Paying People in Pro-Am Musicals?

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Owning a stand-alone home is increasingly unaffordable. Is sharing property the answer?

Aotearoa history is rich with models of collective ownership. Before colonisation, Māori lived communally in whānau and hapū groups. More recent history includes both religious and non-religious intentional communities – the oldest still running is the Christian Pacifist-founded Riverside Community in the Moutere...

Theatre

Loose Canons is a series in which we invite artists we love to share five things that have informed their work. Meet the rest of our Loose Canons here.

Alice Snedden is a comedian, writer and leading stand-up artist in the New Zealand comedy scene.  She was head writer on Jono and Ben and Funny Girls, is a regular on 7 Days and has a hit TVNZ OnDemand series called Alice Snedden’s Bad News that tackles...

Theatre

Tickets went on sale last week for Amici Productions' 2019 production of Les Misérables at the Civic Theatre in Auckland. But amidst all the hype and celebration, one conversation rose to the top - how many people know that most performers that'll be on stage in the grand production won't be paid for their time? Like, really know? And is it ethical that they won't get paid? Adam Goodall digs into the uneasy...

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Beyond the Quarter-acre Dream: Co-ownership and Co-housing in Wellington
Theatre
Loose Canons: Alice Snedden
Theatre
On Stage, Not Getting Paid: Should We Be Paying People in Pro-Am Musicals?
Internet Histories | 13 May
Read Time: 29 mins
This fortnight: Playing the taxonomy game, communicating...
Internet Histories
Internet Histories | 13 May
By Pantograph Punch
Ugly Castles, Vast Prospects: Hearst, Morgan and A Wary American Compromise
Read Time: 17 mins
Kieran Clarkin didn't go looking for some great American...
Art
Ugly Castles, Vast Prospects: Hearst, Morgan and A Wary American Compromise
By Kieran Clarkin
Borrowed Lungs: My Life as a Conscript
Read Time: 12 mins
In 2007, poet Greg Kan was sent from the country he...
Society
Borrowed Lungs: My Life as a Conscript
By Greg Kan
An Open Letter to Rakhi Kumar, Beyonce-Hater: Your Feminism Is Not My Feminism
Read Time: 12 mins
Rakhi Kumar claimed her challenge to Michelle Obama...
Music
An Open Letter to Rakhi Kumar, Beyonce-Hater: Your Feminism Is Not My Feminism
By Madeleine Holden
Internet Histories | 29 April
Read Time: 26 mins
This fortnight - dissecting the Super Mario flop,...
Internet Histories
Internet Histories | 29 April
By Pantograph Punch
The Harder They Come: Ridin’ the Boom-Bust Economy of Rap
Read Time: 21 mins
Duncan Greive looks at the dizzying heights and precipitous...
Music
The Harder They Come: Ridin’ the Boom-Bust Economy of Rap
By Duncan Greive
Why Must I Wait For Night? - The Restless Diaspora of Dan Taulapapa McMullin
Read Time: 8 mins
Daniel Satele profiles California-based Dan Taulapapa...
Art
Why Must I Wait For Night? - The Restless Diaspora of Dan Taulapapa McMullin
By Daniel Michael Satele
The Battleship and The Thimble: A Glimpse Into The Monopoly World Championships
Read Time: 16 mins
Greg Bruce meets the Auckland man who did pass go...
Society
The Battleship and The Thimble: A Glimpse Into The Monopoly World Championships
By Greg Bruce