Breaking the Mould: New Zealand Young Writers Festival
Review: Fallout: The Sinking of the Rainbow Warrior
Myth on Myth, Art as Autopsy

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Literature

Though the Auckland Writers Festival is over and most of the stars have flown away home, there's a new event on the country's literary calendar. The inaugural New Zealand Young Writers Festival occurs this June, with scribes from all walks descending on Dunedin for panels, workshops, spelling bees and a fresh look at the linguistic landscape of Aotearoa. 

While there is no festival director as such...

Theatre

As the title suggests, Fallout: The Sinking of the Rainbow Warrior, is about the bombing of the Greenpeace ship by two French agents in 1985. The Rainbow Warrior has achieved an almost mythic status in New Zealand history. It’s a symbol for those who lived through the time, and for others it’s something they might’ve studied briefly during social studies or history, somewhere along with Kate Sheppard...

Art

The accompanying catalogue to Heather Straka’s 2009 series ‘The Sleeping Room’ begins with an explanation of autopsy – what it is (‘a medical procedure to establishing the cause and manner of death’,), and the Greek words it comes from (‘auto’ – self, and ‘opsis’ – spectacle, likeness, or sight).

This makes perfect and literal sense in the context of the exhibition, where paintings of wilting flowers sit alongside...

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Literature
Breaking the Mould: New Zealand Young Writers Festival
Theatre
Review: Fallout: The Sinking of the Rainbow Warrior
Art
Myth on Myth, Art as Autopsy
Breaking the Mould: New Zealand Young Writers Festival
Read Time: 7 mins
We chat to Aaron Hawkins about the upcoming Young...
Literature
Breaking the Mould: New Zealand Young Writers Festival
By Pantograph Punch
Review: Fallout: The Sinking of the Rainbow Warrior
Read Time: 7 mins
Sam Brooks reviews Fallout: The Sinking of the Rainbow...
Theatre
Review: Fallout: The Sinking of the Rainbow Warrior
By Sam Brooks
Myth on Myth, Art as Autopsy
Read Time: 15 mins
Natasha Frost on the work of Heather Straka and Marian...
Art
Myth on Myth, Art as Autopsy
By Natasha Frost
Writers Festival Roundup - The Read, The Writ and The Worthy
Read Time: 11 mins
Philip McSweeney, Annaleese Jochems and Kirsti Whalen...
Literature
Writers Festival Roundup - The Read, The Writ and The Worthy
By Pantograph Punch
From the Cutting Room Floor: Fallout
Read Time: 18 mins
We chat to the cast and crew of Fallout about their...
Theatre
From the Cutting Room Floor: Fallout
By Rosabel Tan
Landmarks and Features: Henrietta Harris
Read Time: 8 mins
We chat to New Zealand artist Henrietta Harris about...
Art
Landmarks and Features: Henrietta Harris
By Rosabel Tan
Between The Lines: Lance's Tape
Read Time: 6 mins
Edward Castelow on the origins of Dictaphone Blues...
Music
Between The Lines: Lance's Tape
By Edward Castelow
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
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