The Weight of Water: A Review of Marine Snow
Tricky Dick: A Review of 'Something to Behold!'
The Silent Killing Ground: Abortion in Aotearoa

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Theatre

Finnius Teppett's new script plays fast and loose with narrative convention as it explores the complexity and inevitability of human connection. Mia Gaudin reviews it and finds that its pleasures ebb and flow.

Note: This review contains spoilers for Marine Snow.

Marine snow is a beautiful and disgusting phenomena. When plants and animals die and decay close to the ocean surface, it takes several...

Art

Lachlan Taylor on the unending colonialism of Dick Frizzell.

I don’t like Dick Frizzell. It’s hardly a controversial statement, and I am definitely not alone in saying it. Yet despite every impulse telling me that in 2017, the time for giving a shit about Dick Frizzell has long gone, it is a statement I find myself returning to again and again.

But Dick doesn’t care whether I like him or not. He...

Literature

In Aotearoa, one in four women will have an abortion and yet the topic remains taboo. In this essay, Justine Whitfield tells the story of her own abortion and invites men and women to participate in The Sparrow Project, an exhibition of accounts and artists’ responses aimed at broadening our understanding of abortion.

When my first child was born, he did not cry. He lay still for perhaps a second...

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The Silent Killing Ground: Abortion in Aotearoa
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