The Angry Brown Woman: My Issue With Art Schools
The Auckland Fringe Festival 2020: Week One
What Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year Got Right ... and Wrong

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Art

Art schools are seen by many as beacons of liberalism. But is this the reality?

In high school, the only subjects I was remotely good at were the practical arts. I stayed in the art block during lunch, and dropped any non-art-related subjects as soon as I was able to. At university, fine arts was the only degree that made sense, and six years later I left with a bachelor’s and master’s degree, both...

Theatre

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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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...

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Art
The Angry Brown Woman: My Issue With Art Schools
Theatre
The Auckland Fringe Festival 2020: Week One
Society
What Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year Got Right ... and Wrong
Hidden Women
Read Time: 19 mins
Sarah Jane Barnett on the complexities and intricacies...
Society
Hidden Women
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Venous Flow: Psychic and Somatic Pain in the Work of Fiona Pardington
Read Time: 25 mins
Art
Venous Flow: Psychic and Somatic Pain in the Work of Fiona Pardington
By Kriselle Baker
Internet Histories | 27 May
Read Time: 10 mins
This fortnight: celebrating the commencement speech...
Internet Histories
Internet Histories | 27 May
By Pantograph Punch
Between the Lines: Pedestrian Support League
Read Time: 5 mins
Street Chant's Emily Littler on her band's new single...
Music
Between the Lines: Pedestrian Support League
By Emily Littler
Review: Fallout: The Sinking of the Rainbow Warrior
Read Time: 7 mins
Sam Brooks reviews Fallout: The Sinking of the Rainbow...
Theatre
Review: Fallout: The Sinking of the Rainbow Warrior
By Sam Brooks
Less 'Man Drought', More 'Woman Flood' - A Conversation on No Country For Old Maids
Read Time: 19 mins
Joan Fleming talks to Dr Hannah August about her new...
Society
Less 'Man Drought', More 'Woman Flood' - A Conversation on No Country For Old Maids
By Joan Fleming
Shutting Themselves In
Read Time: 1 min
Internet Histories
Shutting Themselves In
By Hugh Lilly
The Canary In The House Party
Read Time: 17 mins
There's plenty up in the air with music writing right...
Music
The Canary In The House Party
By Joe Nunweek