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A new generation of theatremakers is turning to stand-up to tell its stories - and breaking down the walls between New Zealand's theatre and comedy communities in the process. Annabella Gamboni talks to some of the stars of this new comedy order about the artistic and financial reasons behind this sea change.

There’s a lot of snobbery around New Zealand stand-up comedy. I’m not just talking about...

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2018 has been a rough year for New Zealand theatre in many ways but there was still so much to celebrate. Theatre Editor Adam Goodall (from Wellington), Kate Prior (from Auckland), Erin Harrington (from Christchurch) and Emily Duncan (from Dunedin) talk about the shows that excited them, provoked them and made them love 2018 despite its challenges.

In May, Dunedin’s Fortune Theatre closed its doors...

Knockouts

Literature Editor Hannah Newport-Watson and recent contributing writers from the Pantograph Punch’s books section share their favourite Aotearoa books of the year.

There are more books in the world than there were a year ago. The reading pile beside the bed grows ever taller. Christmas means different things to different people – to me, it means I can finally lie down in the shade and read for hours on...

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Make Me Laugh
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Whakanuia: Ten Things to Celebrate in New Zealand Theatre in 2018
Knockouts
Whakanuia: Best Aotearoa Reads 2018
ATTACK THE BLOCK
Read Time: 9 mins
Talks, workshops and cheat codes with arts collective...
The Pantograph Punch and FAFSWAG presents
ATTACK THE BLOCK
By FAFSWAG
We're Here, We're Queer, We're Going Nowhere: FAFSWAG at The Basement in 2017
Read Time: 30 mins
FAFSWAG have had a big year. As their third Basement...
Theatre
We're Here, We're Queer, We're Going Nowhere: FAFSWAG at The Basement in 2017
By Kate Prior
Best of the Fest: Ten Top Moments at the NZIFF
Read Time: 12 mins
Our film team hand out their inaugural NZIFF Best...
Screen
Best of the Fest: Ten Top Moments at the NZIFF
By Pantograph Punch
Five Books to read for Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori
Read Time: 5 mins
Five Books to read for Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori
Literature
Five Books to read for Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori
By Pantograph Punch
Feeling Uncomfortable: An Interview with Gina Matchitt
Read Time: 15 mins
Lucy Jackson and Gina Matchitt talk homelessness,...
Art
Feeling Uncomfortable: An Interview with Gina Matchitt
By Lucy Jackson
Banging On The Ceiling: A Review of My Year With Helen
Read Time: 9 mins
Jacob Powell reviews Gaylene Preston's documentary...
Screen
Banging On The Ceiling: A Review of My Year With Helen
By Jacob Powell
[CLOSED]: Trumbo
Read Time: 1 min
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[CLOSED]: Trumbo
By Pantograph Punch
[CLOSED]: Spotlight
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[CLOSED]: Spotlight
By Pantograph Punch