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...

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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
2016 Top Reads on Pantograph Punch
Read Time: 16 mins
Say what you like about 2016, our writers had the...
2016: Our Take
2016 Top Reads on Pantograph Punch
By Pantograph Punch
Welcome to Terror Lake
Read Time: 14 mins
Adam Goodall takes a look at Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric...
Theatre
Welcome to Terror Lake
By Adam Goodall
[CLOSED] Xmas Book Bundle
Read Time: 1 min
We have a bundle of books to give away this summer...
Free Stuff
[CLOSED] Xmas Book Bundle
By Pantograph Punch
Indie Publishing Roundup Autumn 2017
Read Time: 6 mins
Here’s the quarterly Pantograph roundup of what’s...
Literature
Indie Publishing Roundup Autumn 2017
By Sarah Jane Barnett
The Edinburgh Dispatch
Read Time: 7 mins
Direct from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, director...
Theatre
The Edinburgh Dispatch
By Nisha Madhan
Reality is Boring, Baby
Read Time: 21 mins
Three lonely millenial women seek love, meaning or...
Literature
Reality is Boring, Baby
By Mia Gaudin
Whakanuia: April 2017's celebration of great stuff
Read Time: 7 mins
Paekakariki, Sara Hughes, Native Collective and mental...
Knockouts
Whakanuia: April 2017's celebration of great stuff
By Pantograph Punch
Review: Call of the Sparrows
Read Time: 5 mins
Call of the Sparrows has all the hallmarks of a debut...
Theatre
Review: Call of the Sparrows
By Sam Brooks