A Hole in the Pocket
Loose Canons: Jason Te Kare
Invisible Barriers: Illiteracy in Aotearoa

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Bridget Reweti on the reciprocity that sits at the heart of uku practice in Aotearoa. 

Last week a friend told me about their mountain. They described how the active nature of their volcanic mountain requires that its people live in reciprocal balance with it. The fertile soil, employment opportunities, industry and unique geographical features given by the mountain are generally understood alongside...

Loose Canons

Loose Canons is a series in which we invite artists we love to share five things that have informed their work. Meet the rest of our Loose Canons here.

Jason Te Kare is a director, playwright and performer who has worked on stages in England, Canada, Hawai’i and all over Aotearoa. He made his professional debut as an original cast member in the landmark New Zealand play Waiora by Hone Kouka. In 2011 Jason...

Society

One in every four people in Aotearoa struggles with literacy, Isa Pearl Ritchie shares her personal story.

It was 1993 and I was eight years old. After much pleading I had finally convinced my mother to let me attend the local ‘normal’ school. A ‘normal’ school was the old-fashioned name for schools that had trainee-teachers come in on practicum, but to me it was far from normal. I remember the spinning sensation...

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Art
A Hole in the Pocket
Loose Canons
Loose Canons: Jason Te Kare
Society
Invisible Barriers: Illiteracy in Aotearoa
If there’s one great height
Read Time: 8 mins
Keir Leslie explores what it means to watch Scottish...
Society
If there’s one great height
By Keir Leslie
New Horizons, Other Futures: Looking Back on the Blueprint for New Zealand
Read Time: 23 mins
Alex Mitcalfe Wilson looks back at the Values Party...
Documents and the Dead
New Horizons, Other Futures: Looking Back on the Blueprint for New Zealand
By Alex Mitcalfe Wilson
Developing the Arts Ecology of Christchurch
Read Time: 15 mins
In rebuilding the city's arts infrastructure, The...
Society
Developing the Arts Ecology of Christchurch
By Melanie Oliver
Asking the Right Questions: Brent Edwards
Read Time: 14 mins
As we head towards New Zealand's 51st general election...
Society
Asking the Right Questions: Brent Edwards
By Gavin Bertram
Asking the Right Questions: Tracy Watkins
Read Time: 12 mins
As we head towards New Zealand's 51st general election...
Society
Asking the Right Questions: Tracy Watkins
By Gavin Bertram
Long Journeys in the Looming Northwest: Kelly Reichardt and 'Night Moves'
Read Time: 8 mins
Director Kelly Reichardt talks to Marty Jones about...
Screen
Long Journeys in the Looming Northwest: Kelly Reichardt and 'Night Moves'
By Marty Jones
Asking the Right Questions: Corin Dann
Read Time: 15 mins
As we head towards New Zealand's 51st general election...
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