The Auckland Fringe Festival 2020: Week One
What Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year Got Right ... and Wrong
Save It, Don’t Preserve It: A Vision for RNZ Concert’s Future

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Our bite-size Fringe reviews are back! Our team of Auckland Fringe reviewers, India Essuah, Kate Prior, Amanda Jane Robinson and Vanessa Crofskey, will be experiencing as much fresh Fringe work as they can and writing bite-size reviews right here. We’ll keep adding to this page during the week, and keep an eye out for our New Zealand Fringe reviews coming up soon!

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I Know What I’m Doing #UsTwo...

Society

Jennifer Ward-Lealand Te Atamira deserves New Zealander of the Year and our respect. But Kiwibank got it wrong when they erased the unparalleled work of Māori to revitalise te reo.

The Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year Awards were established 11 years ago by an Australian. It’s PR of course – an opportunity for Kiwibank to connect their brand to pride and patriotism. But plenty of social good is...

Music

Jazz musician Umar Zakaria is glad RNZ Concert isn’t done for because it was never ‘done’ – it’s an unfinished project.

Despite all of the great work that RNZ Concert does to represent classical music, it remains an unfinished project with much potential for continued growth and improvement. This is especially true for New Zealand’s musical communities outside the realm of Western classical music, which...

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The Auckland Fringe Festival 2020: Week One
Society
What Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year Got Right ... and Wrong
Music
Save It, Don’t Preserve It: A Vision for RNZ Concert’s Future
This Broken Ladder: Why Women Still Can’t Make It In The Legal Profession
Read Time: 26 mins
Admissions of female lawyers have outnumbered males...
Society
This Broken Ladder: Why Women Still Can’t Make It In The Legal Profession
By Di White
Internet Histories | 16 September
Read Time: 12 mins
This Fortnight: the Leader we deserve, DC Comics gon...
Internet Histories
Internet Histories | 16 September
By Pantograph Punch
Portrait of a Super Carder: Brief Chats with Political Cartoonists
Read Time: 15 mins
Political cartoonists: even they think they're dying...
Art
Portrait of a Super Carder: Brief Chats with Political Cartoonists
By Pantograph Punch
Internet Histories | 2 September
Read Time: 18 mins
This fortnight: The soul-sapping no-win spectacle...
Internet Histories
Internet Histories | 2 September
By Pantograph Punch
A Dream Of A Fantasy: Looking For Lori Watt
Read Time: 19 mins
From her base on the Kapiti Coast, one woman is realising...
Music
A Dream Of A Fantasy: Looking For Lori Watt
By Claire Duncan
Internet Histories | 19 August
Read Time: 17 mins
This fortnight: The Postal Service isn't dead, just...
Internet Histories
Internet Histories | 19 August
By Pantograph Punch
The Pantograph Punch Recommends: National Poetry Day
Read Time: 9 mins
Ahead of National Poetry Day on Friday, we point to...
Literature
The Pantograph Punch Recommends: National Poetry Day
By Pantograph Punch
Missing Screws and Disappearing Months: Living in the Shadow of a Traumatic Brain Injury
Read Time: 8 mins
In January this year, a light fitting fell three metres...
Society
Missing Screws and Disappearing Months: Living in the Shadow of a Traumatic Brain Injury
By Hayden Donnell