Serious Fun: Who the Heck is PĀNiA!?
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Whakanuia: 6 Things Not to Miss at Auckland Writers Festival 2019

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Unravelling the mysterious über-cool-girl of Mokopōpaki, before her Te Tuhi exhibition closes.

 

Ka tīaho mai he marama pai, puta pō rere wai, mai a Pānia. When the night is still and the moon is clear, you can see Pānia appear. – Sam Freedman (nā Alby Bennett i whakamāori)

 

Let’s begin by addressing the elephant in the room, or – given the artist’s enthusiasm for all things equine –...

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We’re looking for the next generation of talented writers, thinkers and editors to take the reins at The Pantograph Punch.

It's been nearly nine years since we started The Pantograph Punch, and as we approach its pre-teen metamorphosis, we’ve been chatting about what we hope it’ll be when it grows up — when it’s old enough to stay home unsupervised, when it’s old enough to drive, and when it’s old enough...

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Auckland Writers Festival 2019 has officially opened. Some of the best events have already sold out! But don’t panic. The Pantograph Punch team has picked out six other events we’re most excited about and for which (at the time of writing) tickets are still available. See you there!

Everyday Acts of Racism: The University of Auckland Festival Forum Wednesday 15 May, 7:30pm – 8:45pm

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Art
Serious Fun: Who the Heck is PĀNiA!?
News
We’re Looking for the Next Generation of Arts Leaders
Literature
Whakanuia: 6 Things Not to Miss at Auckland Writers Festival 2019
Gloriavale: The Other Side, From the Inside
Read Time: 11 mins
Melissa Harrison on the irresponsibly soft treatment...
Society
Gloriavale: The Other Side, From the Inside
By Melissa Harrison
Eat It Up and Lay Wit It: Hip Hop, Cunnilingus and Morality in Entertainment
Read Time: 32 mins
After turning a friend's offhand comment into a quest...
Music
Eat It Up and Lay Wit It: Hip Hop, Cunnilingus and Morality in Entertainment
By Madeleine Holden
Let Them Eat Cake: On Playing At Poverty
Read Time: 12 mins
Saziah Bashir on solving poverty by pretending to...
Society
Let Them Eat Cake: On Playing At Poverty
By Saziah Bashir
On Being Skux
Read Time: 11 mins
A nostalgic recap of a national subculture.
Society
On Being Skux
By Tayi Tibble
Old Asian, New Asian
Read Time: 19 mins
Labour's recent use of leaked real estate statistics...
Society
Old Asian, New Asian
By K. Emma Ng
In Defence of Pacific Sexual Minorities: Why Israel Folau is no Hero
Read Time: 10 mins
Opinion or bigotry? Patrick Thomsen lets you know...
Society
In Defence of Pacific Sexual Minorities: Why Israel Folau is no Hero
By Patrick Thomsen
Sonic Doom: The Madness and Mayhem of Making Good Times
Read Time: 23 mins
Court documents suggest Kim Dotcom spent $1,000,000...
Society
Sonic Doom: The Madness and Mayhem of Making Good Times
By Hayden Donnell
Speaking Power to the Truth: The Political Assassination of Metiria Turei
Read Time: 11 mins
Giovanni Tiso on New Zealand media and the swimming...
Society
Speaking Power to the Truth: The Political Assassination of Metiria Turei
By Giovanni Tiso