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Leave Behind the Desire to Ask, “But Is This Poetry?”
Read Time: 10 mins
Veteran of Auckland’s spoken word scene Tim Heath...
Literature
Leave Behind the Desire to Ask, “But Is This Poetry?”
By Tim Heath
Shocks and Conversations: A Review of Two New Anthologies of New Zealand Poetry
Read Time: 14 mins
Is New Zealand poetry “experiencing some kind of revolution...
Literature
Shocks and Conversations: A Review of Two New Anthologies of New Zealand Poetry
By Mark Williams
Aotearoa New Zealand Poetry Mixtape
Read Time: 11 mins
Your own personal poetry reading at home for Phantom...
Literature
Aotearoa New Zealand Poetry Mixtape
By Pantograph Punch
Five poetry collections you've never read (or should again)
Read Time: 5 mins
Five poetry collections to read for National Poetry...
Literature
Five poetry collections you've never read (or should again)
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Pantograph Picks: National Poetry Day 2017
Read Time: 6 mins
Pantograph Picks for National Poetry Day 2017
Literature
Pantograph Picks: National Poetry Day 2017
By Sarah Jane Barnett
I Could Not Stop For Death: The Poetry of Terence Davies
Read Time: 11 mins
Brannavan Gnanalingam talks to Terence Davies, director...
Screen
I Could Not Stop For Death: The Poetry of Terence Davies
By Brannavan Gnanalingam
Video Killed the Poetry Star
Read Time: 33 mins
Ken Arkind on the rise of the viral poet
Literature
Video Killed the Poetry Star
By Ken Arkind
New Zealand Poetry Mixtape 2014
Read Time: 9 mins
For National Poetry Day, a mixtape of New Zealand...
Literature
New Zealand Poetry Mixtape 2014
By Pantograph Punch
The Pantograph Punch Presents: Poetry Posters
Read Time: 1 min
Two poetry posters for you to enjoy: Bats by Ashleigh...
Literature
The Pantograph Punch Presents: Poetry Posters
By Rosabel Tan
The Pantograph Punch Recommends: National Poetry Day
Read Time: 9 mins
Ahead of National Poetry Day on Friday, we point to...
Literature
The Pantograph Punch Recommends: National Poetry Day
By Pantograph Punch
National Poetry Day! Yeah, It's a Real Thing
Read Time: 9 mins
It's National Poetry Day! To celebrate, Rosabel talks...
Features
National Poetry Day! Yeah, It's a Real Thing
By Rosabel Tan
Leave Behind the Desire to Ask, “But Is This Poetry?”
Read Time: 10 mins
Veteran of Auckland’s spoken word scene Tim Heath...
Literature
Leave Behind the Desire to Ask, “But Is This Poetry?”
By Tim Heath
Write First, Apologise Later?
Read Time: 18 mins
Whose intimacy and whose pain can we write, and still...
Literature
Write First, Apologise Later?
By Joan Fleming
Ten Moments in Aotearoa Literature 2019
Read Time: 18 mins
We look back on the highs, lows and memorable moments...
Literature
Ten Moments in Aotearoa Literature 2019
By Pantograph Punch
The Unmissables: Three Exhibitions to see in November
Read Time: 7 mins
The best art on show this month in the dealer galleries...
Art
The Unmissables: Three Exhibitions to see in November
By Pantograph Punch
To Embrace and To Occupy: An Interview with Chen Chen
Read Time: 19 mins
Vanessa Crofskey speaks with Chen Chen about language...
Literature
To Embrace and To Occupy: An Interview with Chen Chen
By Vanessa Crofskey
The Essence of the Book: A Review of Owls Do Cry
Read Time: 8 mins
Red Leap goes bold in the first theatre adaptation...
Theatre
The Essence of the Book: A Review of Owls Do Cry
By Rachael Longshaw-Park
Whakanuia: Pantograph Picks for Verb Festival 2019
Read Time: 8 mins
The Pantograph Punch team brings you our top picks...
Literature
Whakanuia: Pantograph Picks for Verb Festival 2019
By Pantograph Punch
Bodies of Water: A Conversation Between essa may Ranapiri and Eliana Gray
Read Time: 15 mins
Poets essa may ranapiri and Eliana Gray discuss the...
Literature
Bodies of Water: A Conversation Between essa may Ranapiri and Eliana Gray
By essa may ranapiri and Eliana Gray
Hurting in Different Ways: A Review of Life on Volcanoes
Read Time: 5 mins
Five of New Zealand’s best essayists break personal...
Literature
Hurting in Different Ways: A Review of Life on Volcanoes
By Veronica Maughan
Mana Rangatahi: Young Māori on Standing with Ihumātao
Read Time: 31 mins
Ten rangatahi Māori on what standing with mana whenua...
Society
Mana Rangatahi: Young Māori on Standing with Ihumātao
By Tayi Tibble
In the Under: Being Poor and Dreaming the End of Capitalism
Read Time: 42 mins
Tulia Thompson draws on scenes from literature and...
Literature
In the Under: Being Poor and Dreaming the End of Capitalism
By Tulia Thompson
Meet Our New Team
Read Time: 6 mins
Meet our new Director, Kaiwāwāhi Kaupapa Māori and...
News
Meet Our New Team
By Pantograph Punch
All The Knowledge We Need to Survive: A Review of ransack
Read Time: 11 mins
Jackson Nieuwland reviews essa may ranapiri’s debut...
Literature
All The Knowledge We Need to Survive: A Review of ransack
By Jackson Nieuwland
The Wolves: New Voices In The Locker Room
Read Time: 8 mins
Kate Prior on The Wolves
Theatre
The Wolves: New Voices In The Locker Room
By Kate Prior
There's Something Wrong With Art Writing
Read Time: 12 mins
Art
There's Something Wrong With Art Writing
By Vanessa Crofskey
Bad Men and Bad Women: A Review of How to Take Off Your Clothes
Read Time: 7 mins
Hadassah Grace’s debut book of poetry captures the...
Literature
Bad Men and Bad Women: A Review of How to Take Off Your Clothes
By Carolyn DeCarlo
Loose Canons: Lucinda Bennett
Read Time: 9 mins
Loose Canons is a series in which we invite artists...
Loose Canons
Loose Canons: Lucinda Bennett
By Lucinda Bennett
Loose Canons: Tayi Tibble
Read Time: 10 mins
Loose Canons is a series in which we invite artists...
Loose Canons
Loose Canons: Tayi Tibble
By Tayi Tibble
Loose Canons: Vanessa Crofskey
Read Time: 8 mins
Loose Canons is a series in which we invite artists...
Loose Canons
Loose Canons: Vanessa Crofskey
By Vanessa Crofskey
Meet Our New Staff Writers
Read Time: 7 mins
We’re thrilled to introduce you to our new staff writers...
News
Meet Our New Staff Writers
By Pantograph Punch
Shocks and Conversations: A Review of Two New Anthologies of New Zealand Poetry
Read Time: 14 mins
Is New Zealand poetry “experiencing some kind of revolution...
Literature
Shocks and Conversations: A Review of Two New Anthologies of New Zealand Poetry
By Mark Williams
Earnest but Elusive: A Review of Under Glass by Gregory Kan
Read Time: 6 mins
Gregory Kan thrives amid self-imposed constraints...
Literature
Earnest but Elusive: A Review of Under Glass by Gregory Kan
By Hannah Newport-Watson
Whakanuia: 6 Things Not to Miss at Auckland Writers Festival 2019
Read Time: 7 mins
The Pantograph Punch team has picked out 6 events...
Literature
Whakanuia: 6 Things Not to Miss at Auckland Writers Festival 2019
By Pantograph Punch
The Rebellious History of New Zealand Sign Language
Read Time: 24 mins
Michelle Rahurahu Scott reflects on being a double...
Society
The Rebellious History of New Zealand Sign Language
By Michelle Rahurahu Scott
The Pantograph Punch Reader Survey 2019
Read Time: 2 mins
Take our five-minute survey and be in to win a prize...
News
The Pantograph Punch Reader Survey 2019
By Pantograph Punch
The Art of the Self-roast
Read Time: 16 mins
Was Hannah Gadsby’s Nanette right about everything...
Literature
The Art of the Self-roast
By Freya Daly Sadgrove
Playing the Good Immigrant: A Review of Woman of Citrus
Read Time: 9 mins
New Volumes critic Waveney Russ digs into the decolonising...
Theatre
Playing the Good Immigrant: A Review of Woman of Citrus
By Waveney Russ
Beyond the Mamae: A Review of Five Pākehā Painters
Read Time: 8 mins
Not just People of Colour have an identity. Jade Kake...
Art
Beyond the Mamae: A Review of Five Pākehā Painters
By Jade Kake
Whakanuia: 10 Contemporary Muslim Poets We Love
Read Time: 15 mins
Contemporary Muslim poets whose work we love, admire...
Literature
Whakanuia: 10 Contemporary Muslim Poets We Love
By Hannah Newport-Watson
We are Recirculated Assemblages: Louise Menzies at Hocken Collections
Read Time: 18 mins
It matters who we think with, and which stories we...
Art
We are Recirculated Assemblages: Louise Menzies at Hocken Collections
By Robyn Maree Pickens
Your Brain Can Be a Dick: Disabled Writers and Ableism in Aotearoa
Read Time: 16 mins
Elizabeth Heritage argues for greater accessibility...
Literature
Your Brain Can Be a Dick: Disabled Writers and Ableism in Aotearoa
By Elizabeth Heritage
The Power of Mangy Dogs
Read Time: 9 mins
Tusiata Avia's barnstorming poetry comes to life at...
Theatre
The Power of Mangy Dogs
By Lana Lopesi
Books to Look Out for in 2019
Read Time: 14 mins
Forthcoming New Zealand poetry, fiction and non-fiction...
Literature
Books to Look Out for in 2019
By Hannah Newport-Watson
Whakanuia: Best Aotearoa Reads 2018
Read Time: 12 mins
Literature
Whakanuia: Best Aotearoa Reads 2018
By Pantograph Punch
Loose Canons: Adam Rohe
Read Time: 8 mins
Director and performer Adam Rohe, most recently seen...
Theatre
Loose Canons: Adam Rohe
By Adam Rohe
Whakanuia: Pantograph Picks for LitCrawl 2018
Read Time: 16 mins
Matariki Williams, Lucinda Bennett and Hannah Newport...
Literature
Whakanuia: Pantograph Picks for LitCrawl 2018
By Pantograph Punch
Announcing our Summer Fling Writers 2018-19
Read Time: 2 mins
Meet the writers taking part in Summer Fling, our...
News
Announcing our Summer Fling Writers 2018-19
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
Loose Canons: Lori Leigh
Read Time: 9 mins
Playwright, director, Shakespeare expert and improv...
Theatre
Loose Canons: Lori Leigh
By Lori Leigh
Every Story Tells a Picture
Read Time: 21 mins
Thomasin Sleigh on the power of ekphrasis in women...
Literature
Every Story Tells a Picture
By Thomasin Sleigh
Before Words Get in Between
Read Time: 24 mins
Kirsty Baker on the subtle modes of resistance and...
Art
Before Words Get in Between
By Kirsty Baker
All Who Live on Islands
Read Time: 26 mins
Rose Lu reflects on growing up as a Chinese New Zealander...
Literature
All Who Live on Islands
By Rose Lu
Barry Brickell – A Wrerter’s Legacy
Read Time: 19 mins
Nadine Anne Hura on the legacies writers leave, on...
Art
Barry Brickell – A Wrerter’s Legacy
By Nadine Anne Hura
Whakanuia: 8 Events Worth Celebrating at WORD Christchurch Festival 2018
Read Time: 11 mins
A selection of events we think are worth celebrating...
Literature
Whakanuia: 8 Events Worth Celebrating at WORD Christchurch Festival 2018
By Pantograph Punch
Loose Canons: Michelle Aitken
Read Time: 6 mins
Ahead of her Basement Theatre debut Future's Eve,...
Theatre
Loose Canons: Michelle Aitken
By Michelle Aitken
Working Against a System That is Working Against Them: Contemporary LGBTQIA+ Writers in Aotearoa
Read Time: 27 mins
In a beautiful personal essay, Jackson Nieuwland calls...
Literature
Working Against a System That is Working Against Them: Contemporary LGBTQIA+ Writers in Aotearoa
By Jackson Nieuwland
Far From Vanity: Six Profiles of Independent Aotearoa Authors
Read Time: 24 mins
Antony Millen challenges the stereotype that authors...
Literature
Far From Vanity: Six Profiles of Independent Aotearoa Authors
By Antony Millen
Loose Canons: Miriama Mcdowell
Read Time: 8 mins
Actor, writer and director Miriama Mcdowell lets us...
Loose Canons
Loose Canons: Miriama Mcdowell
By Miriama Mcdowell
From Dwelling to Destination: On New Zealand’s House Museums
Read Time: 19 mins
Sebastian Clarke on the character and reputation of...
Art
From Dwelling to Destination: On New Zealand’s House Museums
By Sebastian Clarke
Borders, Divisions and the Space Between: Three Writers on Borders
Read Time: 20 mins
Fair Borders? editor David Hall talks about borders...
Literature
Borders, Divisions and the Space Between: Three Writers on Borders
By David Hall
The Unmissables: Four Exhibitions to see in June
Read Time: 9 mins
A monthly round-up of notable, controversial and unmissable...
Art
The Unmissables: Four Exhibitions to see in June
By Pantograph Punch
A Library is More Than Books: On the Proposed Closure of the Elam Fine Arts Library
Read Time: 28 mins
The library does not simply house a collection – it...
Art
A Library is More Than Books: On the Proposed Closure of the Elam Fine Arts Library
By Rachel Ashby and Vanessa Crofskey
Kōiwi Pāmamao – The Distance in our Bones
Read Time: 22 mins
When a poem uses both te reo Māori and English, references...
Literature
Kōiwi Pāmamao – The Distance in our Bones
By Anahera Gildea
Loose Canons: Dominic Hoey
Read Time: 5 mins
Writer Dominic Hoey on the five things that inspire...
Loose Canons
Loose Canons: Dominic Hoey
By Dominic Hoey
Letters from Shanghai
Read Time: 33 mins
Nina Powles recalls her time living in Shanghai, and...
Literature
Letters from Shanghai
By Nina Mingya Powles
There's a Problem with this Book / Maybe the Problem is with Me: A Reading of The Beat Of The Pendulum
Read Time: 17 mins
Jackson Niewland reads Catherine Chidgey's latest...
Literature
There's a Problem with this Book / Maybe the Problem is with Me: A Reading of The Beat Of The Pendulum
By Jackson Nieuwland
The Unmissables: Four Exhibitions to see in February
Read Time: 9 mins
A monthly round-up of notable, controversial and unmissable...
Art
The Unmissables: Four Exhibitions to see in February
By Pantograph Punch
Shitting in the Ferns: James K. Baxter and Poetic Honesty
Read Time: 26 mins
Canadian writer James Ackhurst discovers James K....
Literature
Shitting in the Ferns: James K. Baxter and Poetic Honesty
By James Ackhurst
Summer Reading Series: The Saddest Song in the World by Chris Tse
Read Time: 11 mins
New fiction, non-fiction and poetry by Aotearoa writers...
Literature
Summer Reading Series: The Saddest Song in the World by Chris Tse
By Chris Tse
Summer Reading Series: Two poems by Vaughan Rapatahana
Read Time: 4 mins
New fiction, non-fiction and poetry by Aotearoa writers...
Literature
Summer Reading Series: Two poems by Vaughan Rapatahana
By Vaughan Rapatahana
Summer Reading Series: How To Die by Jo Randerson
Read Time: 20 mins
New fiction, non-fiction and poetry by Aotearoa writers...
Literature
Summer Reading Series: How To Die by Jo Randerson
By Jo Randerson
Summer Reading Series: 'Drunk Girls' by Helen O'Connor
Read Time: 9 mins
New fiction, non-fiction and poetry by Aotearoa writers...
Literature
Summer Reading Series: 'Drunk Girls' by Helen O'Connor
By Helen O'Connor
Top Ten Moments in Aotearoa Literature 2017
Read Time: 9 mins
Sarah Jane Barnett counts down the top ten moments...
Literature
Top Ten Moments in Aotearoa Literature 2017
By Sarah Jane Barnett
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
Invisible and Indivisible: Going Beyond the Exhibition
Read Time: 31 mins
Chloe Geoghegan shines a spotlight on New Zealand'...
Art
Invisible and Indivisible: Going Beyond the Exhibition
By Chloe Geoghegan
The One-Day Spin: A Chat With Sarah and Catherine Delahunty
Read Time: 19 mins
Adam Goodall catches up with two indomitable sisters...
Theatre
The One-Day Spin: A Chat With Sarah and Catherine Delahunty
By Adam Goodall
About Time: A Review of Leading Ladies
Read Time: 12 mins
Why has it taken so long to exhibit these women?
Art
About Time: A Review of Leading Ladies
By Jane Vial
Tender Raunch: A Conversation with Laura Borrowdale about Aotearotica
Read Time: 13 mins
Sarah Jane Barnett talks to Aotearotica editor, Laura...
Literature
Tender Raunch: A Conversation with Laura Borrowdale about Aotearotica
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Clouds And Rain Over Water: A Review of Under
Read Time: 8 mins
Adam Goodall reviews Under, a "modern day memory play...
Theatre
Clouds And Rain Over Water: A Review of Under
By Adam Goodall
The Dignity of the Whanganui: A review of Flow by Airini Beautrais
Read Time: 8 mins
Elizabeth Morton reviews Flow: Whanganui River Poems...
Literature
The Dignity of the Whanganui: A review of Flow by Airini Beautrais
By Elizabeth Morton
Why Can't We All Just Get Along? The Literature Edition
Read Time: 32 mins
Tusiata Avia, Vaughan Rapatahana, and Maria McMillan...
Literature
Why Can't We All Just Get Along? The Literature Edition
By Pantograph Punch
Pantograph Picks: LitCrawl 2017
Read Time: 5 mins
Our top picks from Wellington's LitCrawl 2017.
Literature
Pantograph Picks: LitCrawl 2017
By Sarah Jane Barnett
A Glimpse at the Workings: A review of The Fuse Box
Read Time: 6 mins
John Summers reviews The Fuse Box a collection of...
Literature
A Glimpse at the Workings: A review of The Fuse Box
By John Summers
Sexier in Print: GLORIA and hard press
Read Time: 6 mins
Two new publishers remind us of art's love of the...
Art
Sexier in Print: GLORIA and hard press
By Lana Lopesi
Hidden Romantic: A Conversation with Dominic Hoey about Iceland
Read Time: 18 mins
Jackson Nieuwland talks to Dominic Hoey about his...
Literature
Hidden Romantic: A Conversation with Dominic Hoey about Iceland
By Jackson Nieuwland
Loose Canons: Miria George
Read Time: 6 mins
Mīria George (Te Arawa; Ngati Awa; Rarotonga & Atiu...
Theatre
Loose Canons: Miria George
By Miria George
Building the Community (Archive): The Work of Linda T.
Read Time: 18 mins
Thinking of art as koha, the serious and invaluable...
Art
Building the Community (Archive): The Work of Linda T.
By Ioana Gordon-Smith
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
From the Writer's Yurt: Sarah Laing goes to the Edinburgh Book Festival
Read Time: 18 mins
Sarah Laing, author of Mansfield and Me, was one of...
Literature
From the Writer's Yurt: Sarah Laing goes to the Edinburgh Book Festival
By Sarah Laing
An opera of the copy: Responding to work of Nathan Pohio at documenta14
Read Time: 20 mins
Reframing the copy, Rachel O'Neill considers Raise...
Art
An opera of the copy: Responding to work of Nathan Pohio at documenta14
By Rachel O’Neill
Feminine Mystique: A Review of Soft Tissue
Read Time: 8 mins
Ella Gilbert's solo show plays with ideas of constructed...
Theatre
Feminine Mystique: A Review of Soft Tissue
By Jess Bates
Indie Publishing Roundup Spring 2017
Read Time: 6 mins
Here’s the quarterly Pantograph roundup of what’s...
Literature
Indie Publishing Roundup Spring 2017
By Sarah Jane Barnett
What Makes A Story? Considering Black Marks On The White Page
Read Time: 12 mins
Jackson Nieuwland reads Black Marks On The White Page...
Literature
What Makes A Story? Considering Black Marks On The White Page
By Jackson Nieuwland
The Forces Running Through: A Conversation with Pip Adam
Read Time: 25 mins
Kiran Dass talks to Pip Adam about her novel The New...
Literature
The Forces Running Through: A Conversation with Pip Adam
By Kiran Dass
Whakanuia: 5 Things Worth Celebrating in September 2017
Read Time: 6 mins
Our monthly list of awesome mahi to look forward to...
Knockouts
Whakanuia: 5 Things Worth Celebrating in September 2017
By Pantograph Punch
After Mason: Memories of The Beggar
Read Time: 31 mins
Simon Comber writes about the ups and downs of the...
Literature
After Mason: Memories of The Beggar
By Simon Comber
Pantograph Picks: Going West Books and Writers Festival 2017
Read Time: 5 mins
Books Editor Sarah Jane Barnett gives you her top...
Literature
Pantograph Picks: Going West Books and Writers Festival 2017
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Aotearoa New Zealand Poetry Mixtape
Read Time: 11 mins
Your own personal poetry reading at home for Phantom...
Literature
Aotearoa New Zealand Poetry Mixtape
By Pantograph Punch
Five poetry collections you've never read (or should again)
Read Time: 5 mins
Five poetry collections to read for National Poetry...
Literature
Five poetry collections you've never read (or should again)
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Challenging Borders: A Review of Fa’aafa
Read Time: 7 mins
The laying down of a challenge and the space between...
Art
Challenging Borders: A Review of Fa’aafa
By Jahra ‘Rager’ Wasasala
A Patriarchal Parade: Sexism in Aotearoa New Zealand Literature
Read Time: 52 mins
In a searing, articulate and informed essay, Vaughan...
Literature
A Patriarchal Parade: Sexism in Aotearoa New Zealand Literature
By Vaughan Rapatahana
Murmurings and Millennials: A Review of The Tomorrow People
Read Time: 28 mins
Yet another celebration of the emergent artist.
Art
Murmurings and Millennials: A Review of The Tomorrow People
By Chloe Geoghegan
Loose Canons: Pati Solomona Tyrell
Read Time: 5 mins
Pati Solomona Tyrell opens his work Fa'aafa at The...
Loose Canons
Loose Canons: Pati Solomona Tyrell
By Pati Solomona Tyrell
Off the Dome: An Interview with Shannon Te Ao
Read Time: 24 mins
Megan Dunn talks to the artist about his Walters win...
Art
Off the Dome: An Interview with Shannon Te Ao
By Megan Dunn
Pantograph Picks: National Poetry Day 2017
Read Time: 6 mins
Pantograph Picks for National Poetry Day 2017
Literature
Pantograph Picks: National Poetry Day 2017
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Nearly Every Film at the New Zealand International Film Festival, Reviewed A-Z
Read Time: 2 hrs, 38 mins
​Your daily coverage of this year’s New Zealand International...
Screen
Nearly Every Film at the New Zealand International Film Festival, Reviewed A-Z
By Pantograph Punch
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
Screen Sisters: Renee Liang and Roseanne Liang in Conversation
Read Time: 29 mins
Sisters Roseanne and Renee Liang talk medicine, Wonder...
Screen
Screen Sisters: Renee Liang and Roseanne Liang in Conversation
By Pantograph Punch
‘I am a Pākehā because I live in a Māori country’: Pākehā Identity and the North Island Myth
Read Time: 23 mins
Michael Grimshaw asks what it means to be a Pākehā...
Literature
‘I am a Pākehā because I live in a Māori country’: Pākehā Identity and the North Island Myth
By Michael Grimshaw
Chalk Stories: A Review of My Best Dead Friend
Read Time: 7 mins
Anya Tate-Manning draws on personal stories of loss...
Theatre
Chalk Stories: A Review of My Best Dead Friend
By Melissa Laing
Two cheers for democracy: A review of Manifesto Aotearoa
Read Time: 8 mins
Tim Upperton spends time with Manifesto Aotearoa:...
Literature
Two cheers for democracy: A review of Manifesto Aotearoa
By Tim Upperton
Suffering is Optional
Read Time: 13 mins
In this moving essay, Sarah Jane Barnett writes about...
Literature
Suffering is Optional
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Loose Canons: Anya Tate-Manning
Read Time: 8 mins
Loose Canons is a series in which we invite artists...
Theatre
Loose Canons: Anya Tate-Manning
By Anya Tate-Manning
Mothers and Daughters: A review of Family History
Read Time: 6 mins
Airini Beautrais reviews Johanna Emeney's new collection...
Literature
Mothers and Daughters: A review of Family History
By Airini Beautrais
All The Elements Conspire: Beautiful Collision At 15
Read Time: 13 mins
Pasan Jayasinghe charts a lifelong fandom with Bic...
Music
All The Elements Conspire: Beautiful Collision At 15
By Pasan Jayasinghe
The Lyrical and the Literal: A Review of When Sun and Moon Collide
Read Time: 6 mins
Kate Prior rediscovers the poetry of 'When Sun and...
Theatre
The Lyrical and the Literal: A Review of When Sun and Moon Collide
By Kate Prior
Spec-Fic Month: A Conversation with Karen Healey & Rhydian Thomas
Read Time: 19 mins
During June 2017, we're celebrating the fantastical...
Literature
Spec-Fic Month: A Conversation with Karen Healey & Rhydian Thomas
By Sarah Jane Barnett
“Let Beryl and I sort it out”: On Len Lye and Friendships
Read Time: 12 mins
Lana Lopesi on Govett-Brewster Art Gallery’s latest...
Art
“Let Beryl and I sort it out”: On Len Lye and Friendships
By Lana Lopesi
Spec-Fic Month: A Conversation with James McNaughton & Darian Smith
Read Time: 26 mins
During June 2017, we're celebrating the fantastical...
Literature
Spec-Fic Month: A Conversation with James McNaughton & Darian Smith
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Loose Canons: Natano Keni
Read Time: 6 mins
Natano Keni is a Samoan playwright and performer who...
Theatre
Loose Canons: Natano Keni
By Natano Keni
Spec-Fic Month: New Zealand Speculative Fiction Roundup
Read Time: 8 mins
During June 2017, we're celebrating Aotearoa New Zealand...
Literature
Spec-Fic Month: New Zealand Speculative Fiction Roundup
By Sarah Jane Barnett
A Year Found: A conversation with Catherine Chidgey
Read Time: 16 mins
Books Editor Sarah Jane Barnett talked to Catherine...
Literature
A Year Found: A conversation with Catherine Chidgey
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Auckland Writers Festival 2017: Two Days From A Fangirl
Read Time: 24 mins
Books Editor Sarah Jane Barnett spends two days at...
Literature
Auckland Writers Festival 2017: Two Days From A Fangirl
By Sarah Jane Barnett
The Gorgeous Nothings: An Interview with Nick Austin
Read Time: 24 mins
Megan Dunn talks to the artist about mag po, Emily...
Art
The Gorgeous Nothings: An Interview with Nick Austin
By Megan Dunn
Pantograph Picks: Auckland Writers Festival 2017
Read Time: 7 mins
The Pantograph Picks for the Auckland Writers Festival...
Literature
Pantograph Picks: Auckland Writers Festival 2017
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Have You Heard This One?: New Zealand Writers on Tension
Read Time: 18 mins
In a three-part series, New Zealand writers tell us...
Literature
Have You Heard This One?: New Zealand Writers on Tension
By Pantograph Punch
Chilly Romance: A Review of No Science To Goodbye
Read Time: 6 mins
Adam Goodall reviews Annabel Wilson’s No Science To...
Theatre
Chilly Romance: A Review of No Science To Goodbye
By Adam Goodall
The Beautiful World: A Review of Some Things to Place in a Coffin
Read Time: 5 mins
Helen Lehndorf spends some time with Bill Manhire'...
Literature
The Beautiful World: A Review of Some Things to Place in a Coffin
By Helen Lehndorf
Celebrating Difference: A Response to 'Here and Now' Festival Works
Read Time: 3 mins
Astrid, 14, responds to Here and Now Festival works...
Theatre
Celebrating Difference: A Response to 'Here and Now' Festival Works
By Astrid
Idiosyncratic Man O’War: A review of Blood Ties
Read Time: 10 mins
Vaughan Rapatahana reviews Blood Ties by Jeffrey Paparoa...
Literature
Idiosyncratic Man O’War: A review of Blood Ties
By Vaughan Rapatahana
Whakanuia: April 2017's celebration of great stuff
Read Time: 7 mins
Paekakariki, Sara Hughes, Native Collective and mental...
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Nokise Protests The Bullshit
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Everything Answered, Nothing Asked: Geoffrey Palmer's Reform and the Nature of Memoir
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Catton, Criticism, and The Great Cringe
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Internet Histories | 5 August
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Why Must I Wait For Night? - The Restless Diaspora of Dan Taulapapa McMullin
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Internet Histories | 17 September
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National Poetry Day! Yeah, It's a Real Thing
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Eight Contemporary Poets I Love and Two Dead Guys I
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Pseudointellectual Chutzpah
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