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 Weight of Water: A Review of Marine Snow
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Tricky Dick: A Review of 'Something to Behold!'
Literature
The Silent Killing Ground: Abortion in Aotearoa
Asking the Right Questions: Corin Dann
Read Time: 15 mins
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Society
Asking the Right Questions: Corin Dann
By Gavin Bertram
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
Review: Earnest
Read Time: 4 mins
Joseph Harper takes off his hat to Earnest.
Theatre
Review: Earnest
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'Make my words worth something': the Christchurch Writers and Readers Festival
Read Time: 7 mins
At the Christchurch Writers and Readers Festival,...
Literature
'Make my words worth something': the Christchurch Writers and Readers Festival
By Giovanni Tiso
Quiz: The Walters Prize Through the Ages
Read Time: 11 mins
How much do you know about the Walters Prize, New...
Art
Quiz: The Walters Prize Through the Ages
By Janet McAllister
The Walters Prize: This Year, Art is the Winner on the Day
Read Time: 18 mins
Works that are mysterious, bold, and comments on real...
Art
The Walters Prize: This Year, Art is the Winner on the Day
By Janet McAllister
Review: Belleville
Read Time: 12 mins
Silo's latest show is a dark and uncompromising psychological...
Theatre
Review: Belleville
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Review: Wine Lips
Read Time: 3 mins
Wine Lips captures with humour and warmth the exquisite...
Theatre
Review: Wine Lips
By Rosabel Tan
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