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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...

Theatre

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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Theatre
Make Me Laugh
Theatre
Whakanuia: Ten Things to Celebrate in New Zealand Theatre in 2018
Knockouts
Whakanuia: Best Aotearoa Reads 2018
She Will Make Noise: A Review of Hot Brown Honey
Read Time: 6 mins
The Hot Brown Honeys are fierce and with the music...
Theatre
She Will Make Noise: A Review of Hot Brown Honey
By Madeleine De Young
[CLOSED]: World Press Photo Exhibition
Read Time: 2 mins
Win a double pass to the World Press Photo Exhibition...
Free Stuff
[CLOSED]: World Press Photo Exhibition
By Pantograph Punch
Waitangi Mon Amour
Read Time: 9 mins
Artists and writers share their illuminating, provocative...
Society
Waitangi Mon Amour
By Pantograph Punch
Whakanuia: 14 Films Worth Celebrating at the 2018 New Zealand International Film Festival
Read Time: 16 mins
A selection of films we think are worth celebrating...
Screen
Whakanuia: 14 Films Worth Celebrating at the 2018 New Zealand International Film Festival
By Pantograph Punch
Review: Green Room
Read Time: 6 mins
Bold, bracing and highly accomplished, punk-rock lockdown...
Screen
Review: Green Room
By Doug Dillaman
The Unmissables: Four Exhibitions to see in July
Read Time: 10 mins
A monthly round-up of notable, controversial and unmissable...
Art
The Unmissables: Four Exhibitions to see in July
By Pantograph Punch
Artistic Agency in Public Agencies
Read Time: 24 mins
K. Emma Ng considers the possibilities and pressures...
Art
Artistic Agency in Public Agencies
By K. Emma Ng
Letters From A Sane Man
Read Time: 11 mins
"She isn't a friend because she's a writer. She's...
Literature
Letters From A Sane Man
By Harrison Christian