The Pantograph Punch Reader Survey 2019
The Art of the Self-roast
Playing the Good Immigrant: A Review of Woman of Citrus

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Spend five minutes telling us what you think about our work, and be in to win some treats this Easter!

We want to know more about who's reading our site - what you like, what you want more of, and what we could do better. 

Your responses will help shape what we do over the next year - and will be kept completely anonymous.

The survey should take about 5-10 minutes to complete, and you'll go...

Literature

Was Hannah Gadsby’s Nanette right about everything? Freya Daly Sadgrove discusses the purpose and the pitfalls of self-deprecation for laughs.

When I was a stupid child, I took myself extremely seriously. I took everything seriously; the bar was astonishingly low for shit that hurt my feelings or wound me up. But when I was about 13 I made a significant discovery. I realised that I could just decide that I,...

Theatre

New Volumes critic Waveney Russ digs into the decolonising power of Grace Bentley's new one-woman solo at Basement Theatre.

Grace Bentley is a young woman of Ghanaian-Pākehā descent, living in Kerikeri, the ‘Bay of Citrus’. She’s also a television reporter, speaking to the camera about a strange case of theft – all of the citrus has been stolen from the bay, and no one knows who to blame. She’s a Ghanaian...

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News
The Pantograph Punch Reader Survey 2019
Literature
The Art of the Self-roast
Theatre
Playing the Good Immigrant: A Review of Woman of Citrus
Ripping Through the Divide: A Review of Fire in the Water, Fire in the Sky
Read Time: 6 mins
Matt Loveranes examines Miria George's latest work...
Theatre
Ripping Through the Divide: A Review of Fire in the Water, Fire in the Sky
By Matt Loveranes
Big Ups: 6 Things From August 2017 Worth Reading Again
Read Time: 7 mins
Our monthly round-up of things from The Pantograph...
Knockouts
Big Ups: 6 Things From August 2017 Worth Reading Again
By Pantograph Punch
Whakanuia: 4 Things Worth Celebrating in October 2017
Read Time: 4 mins
​Our monthly list of awesome mahi to look forward...
Knockouts
Whakanuia: 4 Things Worth Celebrating in October 2017
By Pantograph Punch
New Magic: Prokofiev, Puppets and Peter
Read Time: 9 mins
In this essay for a younger reader, Kate Prior explores...
Theatre
New Magic: Prokofiev, Puppets and Peter
By Kate Prior
Arts Writing Workshop in Ōtepoti
Read Time: 1 min
In partnership with Blue Oyster Art Project Space...
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Arts Writing Workshop in Ōtepoti
By Pantograph Punch
Fluorescent Adolescents: A Review of Satisfied Customers
Read Time: 6 mins
Shannon Friday reviews Satisfied Customers, a new...
Theatre
Fluorescent Adolescents: A Review of Satisfied Customers
By Shannon Friday
Big Ups: 4 Things From October 2017 Worth Reading Again
Read Time: 4 mins
Our monthly round-up of things from The Pantograph...
Knockouts
Big Ups: 4 Things From October 2017 Worth Reading Again
By Pantograph Punch
Make Me Laugh
Read Time: 15 mins
A new generation of theatremakers is turning to stand...
Theatre
Make Me Laugh
By Annabella Gamboni