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...

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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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Screen
Where Are The New Zealanders At Cannes Film Festival?
Art
The Unmissables: Three Exhibitions to See in June
Theatre
Here For The Party? A Response to Second Unit
Travelling Light
Read Time: 31 mins
Cherie Lacey looks back at the Colin McCahon's Victory...
Art
Travelling Light
By Cherie Lacey
On Tour with Tiny Ruins
Read Time: 12 mins
Tiny Ruins writes from the road about her current...
Music
On Tour with Tiny Ruins
By Hollie Fullbrook
On Femen, Hijab, and the Muslim Feminist (or, How I Am Not an Elusive Unicorn)
Read Time: 18 mins
It's official - Muslim women need saving from their...
Society
On Femen, Hijab, and the Muslim Feminist (or, How I Am Not an Elusive Unicorn)
By Saziah Bashir
You Are Now Entering
Read Time: 6 mins
Three poems from Ashleigh Young's new collection,...
Features
You Are Now Entering
By Ashleigh Young
Creative Thinkers of Christchurch: Bailey Peryman
Read Time: 7 mins
Brie Sherow talks to Bailey Peryman as part of a series...
Art
Creative Thinkers of Christchurch: Bailey Peryman
By Brie Sherow
Billy Apple®: The Artist Has to Live Like Everybody Else
Read Time: 18 mins
Claire Duncan on the Billy Apple retrospective currently...
Art
Billy Apple®: The Artist Has to Live Like Everybody Else
By Claire Duncan
A Journey Down The Banana Supply Chain
Read Time: 15 mins
Edward Miller on the price - and journey - of bananas...
Society
A Journey Down The Banana Supply Chain
By Edward Miller
Plastic Fantastic: The Endurance of the Tupperware Party
Read Time: 11 mins
They're seen as the stuff of 1950s housewife kitsch...
Society
Plastic Fantastic: The Endurance of the Tupperware Party
By Jessica McAllen