Where Are The New Zealanders At Cannes Film Festival?
 The Unmissables: Three Exhibitions to See in June
Here For The Party? A Response to Second Unit

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Twenty-six years after The Piano, Doug Dillaman goes to Cannes and finds that New Zealand films are conspicuously nowhere to be seen.

In 1994, no one at Cannes could ignore New Zealand. Off the back of Jane Campion's history-making Palme D'Or victory for The Piano the year prior, 1994’s programme featured not only two short films in competition (Niki Caro's Sure To Rise and Grant Lahood's Lemming Aid...

Art

A monthly round-up of artworks in Tāmaki Makaurau that we keep returning to.

An exciting new art space opened this month in Ōtāhuhu: Vunilagi Vou, a gallery with contemporary Pacific art and audiences at its core, will show a new exhibition each month, sell artworks and objects and provide a communal space for creatives to come together. Gallery Director Ema Tavola (Fiji, Pākehā) says there will...

Theatre

Second Unit is the live What We Do In The Shadows spinoff that takes audiences into a chaotic, vampiric film shoot. Binge Culture’s Ralph Upton sinks his teeth in. Warning: contains some itty bitty spoilers.

I was an extra once. My memories of that day are happy ones: huddling in our trench as enemy shells exploded nearby, clambering ‘over the top’ with my bayonet fixed, lying dead in the mud. I got...

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The Unmissables: Three Exhibitions to See in June
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Here For The Party? A Response to Second Unit
Navigating the waters of Māori broadcasting
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Mihingarangi Forbes on the challenges of telling and...
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Navigating the waters of Māori broadcasting
By Mihingarangi Forbes
Nearly Every Film at the New Zealand International Film Festival, Reviewed A-Z
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​Your daily coverage of this year’s New Zealand International...
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Nearly Every Film at the New Zealand International Film Festival, Reviewed A-Z
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Creative Thinkers of Christchurch: Bridget McKendry
Read Time: 8 mins
Brie Sherow talks to Bridget McKendry of Makercrate...
Art
Creative Thinkers of Christchurch: Bridget McKendry
By Brie Sherow
Internet Histories | 13 May
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This fortnight: Playing the taxonomy game, communicating...
Internet Histories
Internet Histories | 13 May
By Pantograph Punch
Scratching the Veneer: An Interview With Cushla Donaldson
Read Time: 21 mins
Nicola Verdon talks to Auckland artist Cushla Donaldson...
Art
Scratching the Veneer: An Interview With Cushla Donaldson
By Nicola Verdon
Asking the Right Questions: Patrick Gower
Read Time: 17 mins
As we head towards New Zealand's 51st general election...
Society
Asking the Right Questions: Patrick Gower
By Gavin Bertram
On Some Qualities of Respect
Read Time: 18 mins
Philip Catton on respect - and what New Zealand lacks...
Society
On Some Qualities of Respect
By Philip Catton
Catton, Criticism, and The Great Cringe
Read Time: 13 mins
Eleanor Catton described a 'bullying' tone to some...
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Catton, Criticism, and The Great Cringe
By Ross Brighton