Reality is Boring, Baby
The Wolves: New Voices In The Locker Room
The Unheard Scream: A Review of Windigo

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Literature

Three lonely millenial women seek love, meaning or at least… something to dull the malaise. But what’s real? And do we care? Mia Gaudin on Sharon Lam’s Lonely Asian Woman, Annaleese Jochems’ Baby and Ottessa Moshfegh’s My Year of Rest and Relaxation.

Sharon Lam’s Lonely Asian Woman (Lawrence and Gibson, 2019) and Annaleese Jochems’ Baby (VUP, 2017) are two of the latest debut novels from twenty-something...

Theatre

What do teenage girls really talk about in the locker room? Kate Prior on Silo Theatre’s latest production, The Wolves.

I’m waiting for a burger somewhere in suburbia, and a group of 17-year-old boys walks in; cocksure, loud, rich kids, all jostling to impress. Something about their energy makes me feel the same wave of intimidation that would crash over me as I crossed the field of the all-boys school...

Theatre

Returning to her grandmother’s home in the Lac Seul Reserve in northwestern Ontario, Canadian choreographer of mixed Oji-Cree and settler heritage Lara Kramer confronts a latent war lurking under the surface. Madeleine De Young reviews.

Two men and a woman sit on mattresses. It’s still. Quiet. The air is filled with a quiet crunching – reverberating atmospheric noise. The fill of the outside world....

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Literature
Reality is Boring, Baby
Theatre
The Wolves: New Voices In The Locker Room
Theatre
The Unheard Scream: A Review of Windigo
Whakanuia: 5 Things Worth Celebrating at the 2018 Auckand Writers Festival
Read Time: 5 mins
With such a chocka programme, we picked our top Auckland...
Knockouts
Whakanuia: 5 Things Worth Celebrating at the 2018 Auckand Writers Festival
By Pantograph Punch
Loose Canons: Claire Duncan
Read Time: 9 mins
Claire Duncan, interdisciplinary artist and sound...
Theatre
Loose Canons: Claire Duncan
By Claire Duncan
Summer Reading Series: Two poems by Louise Wallace
Read Time: 2 mins
New fiction, non-fiction and poetry by Aotearoa writers...
Literature
Summer Reading Series: Two poems by Louise Wallace
By Louise Wallace
Loose Canons: Cassandra Tse
Read Time: 7 mins
Writer, director and musical fanatic Cassandra Tse...
Theatre
Loose Canons: Cassandra Tse
By Cassandra Tse
Spec-Fic Month: An Excerpt from Milk Island
Read Time: 24 mins
Read an excerpt from Rhydian Thomas' debut novel,...
Literature
Spec-Fic Month: An Excerpt from Milk Island
By Rhydian Thomas
Whakanuia: 5 Things Worth Celebrating in August 2017
Read Time: 6 mins
This month: a reprieve from dark theatres with vital...
Knockouts
Whakanuia: 5 Things Worth Celebrating in August 2017
By Pantograph Punch
Landing the Kite by Working with the Wind: Playwrights and Devising
Read Time: 11 mins
Natasha Hay talks about the art of collaboration with...
Theatre
Landing the Kite by Working with the Wind: Playwrights and Devising
By Natasha Hay
Review: New Zealand's Best 2017
Read Time: 8 mins
Screen
Review: New Zealand's Best 2017
By Doug Dillaman