The Unmissables: Three Exhibitions to see in November
Baby Gatekeepers
The Tiger Cub

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Art

A monthly round-up of artworks in Tāmaki Makaurau that we keep returning to.

Manta rays, tortoises and talking trees: Artists John Ward Knox, Eddie Clemens and Anne Noble play with ideas of ecological care, climate change and wild Earth in the exhibitions of this month’s Unmissables.

Once again, our team of art critics, Lucinda Bennett, Lana Lopesi and Francis McWhannell, has searched the city...

Literature

Approaching the end of her study, Pākehā publishing student Madison Hamill reflects on her place in an industry that has been described as a ‘white castle’.

My name is Maddy. I’m 24 years old. I belong to a class of 17 female and one male, mostly Pākehā, publishing students in the only accredited publishing course in New Zealand. One day we will run the industry, we joke – we’ll be tycoons like Miranda...

Literature

Rose Lu always wanted a sibling. Nine years and four months after she was born, a baby brother arrived. A personal essay from Rose Lu’s debut book, All Who Live on Islands.

You were born on a Sunday. I woke up in the bedroom I shared with Mum and Dad, and found that they were gone. This wasn’t unusual; I was accustomed to being left alone occasionally while they negotiated work and study.

I got...

Featured

Art
The Unmissables: Three Exhibitions to see in November
Literature
Baby Gatekeepers
Literature
The Tiger Cub
WHY ARE YOU STILL HERE: The Panelists, and Those Who Have Gone
Read Time: 3 mins
We ask our friends what drove or pulled them offshore...
News
WHY ARE YOU STILL HERE: The Panelists, and Those Who Have Gone
By Pantograph Punch
Internet Histories | 26 November
Read Time: 16 mins
Ice truck killers, social media insurgency, the best...
Internet Histories
Internet Histories | 26 November
By Pantograph Punch
WHY ARE YOU STILL HERE: Pantograph Punch Edition
Read Time: 5 mins
In anticipation of WHY ARE YOU STILL HERE, The Pantograph...
News
WHY ARE YOU STILL HERE: Pantograph Punch Edition
By Pantograph Punch
Chop/Stick: Michelle Ang and Jo Holsted in Conversation
Read Time: 26 mins
Rosabel Tan talks to Michelle Ang and Jo Holsted about...
Theatre
Chop/Stick: Michelle Ang and Jo Holsted in Conversation
By Rosabel Tan
Internet Histories | 12 November
Read Time: 13 mins
The tactics of fiction, the US elections: schadenfreude...
Internet Histories
Internet Histories | 12 November
By Pantograph Punch
The Basic Work of Writing: An Interview with Nicky Hager
Read Time: 21 mins
Matt Harnett talks to Nicky Hager on mass media, democracy...
Society
The Basic Work of Writing: An Interview with Nicky Hager
By Matt Harnett
Swearing, Suicide and Silence: When ‘Bully’ Came To New Zealand
Read Time: 28 mins
Bullying is a big issue in NZ - or at least, we talk...
Screen
Swearing, Suicide and Silence: When ‘Bully’ Came To New Zealand
By Joe Nunweek
You Are Now Entering
Read Time: 6 mins
Three poems from Ashleigh Young's new collection,...
Features
You Are Now Entering
By Ashleigh Young