Ngā Hua o te Whakamāori: New Zealand Plays in Te Reo
Celebrating Difference: A Response to 'Here and Now' Festival Works
Humour and Discomfort: Talking to Yvonne Todd

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Last year Ruia Taitea Creative, the collective behind New Lynn's Te Pou Theatre, staged their Te Reo version of Briar Grace-Smith's Purapurawhetu. This week they're about to open a second New Zealand play which has been translated into Te Reo – Gary Henderson's psychological thriller, Mo and Jess Kill Susie, directed by Tainui Tukiwaho and translated by Ani-Piki Tuari, Hania Douglas, Te Aorere Pewhairangi...

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Dance Like Everybody's Watching, directed by Alice Canton and Mouth Tongue Teeth, from Niu Wave Collective directed by Grace Taylor were staged as part of Auckland Theatre Company's Here and Now Festival during the weekend, alongside Boys. Kate Prior saw both works with Astrid, 14, who responds here.

Dance Like Everybody’s Watching

Dance Like Everyone’s Watching is a lovely, fun-filled production...

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Charlotte Doyle discovers that no one can talk about Yvonne Todd’s work as well as the artist herself.

Yvonne Todd doesn’t really care if you don’t “get” her photographs. She doesn’t want to educate. Nor is she interested in overt associations. There’ll be no self-indulgent navel gazing, and answers are not guaranteed. She doesn’t want to make “decorative fluff”. What she does want is to entertain.

The renowned...

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Theatre
Ngā Hua o te Whakamāori: New Zealand Plays in Te Reo
Theatre
Celebrating Difference: A Response to 'Here and Now' Festival Works
Art
Humour and Discomfort: Talking to Yvonne Todd
Moira's Lament: A Conversational Review of Boys
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Kate Prior went to Auckland Theatre Company's production...
Theatre
Moira's Lament: A Conversational Review of Boys
By Kate Prior
Please take the rope from my throat so that I may sing
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Talia Marshall explores how James Baldwin's novel,...
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Please take the rope from my throat so that I may sing
By Talia Marshall
Waking Giants: The Politics of Existing
Read Time: 18 mins
Our Visual Arts Co-Editor Lana Lopesi talks representation...
Art
Waking Giants: The Politics of Existing
By Lana Lopesi
They Have Some Shit To Say: Creating Work with Young People
Read Time: 16 mins
This weekend ATC's Here and Now Festival opens at...
Theatre
They Have Some Shit To Say: Creating Work with Young People
By Kate Prior
What’s Opera Got That Theatre Doesn’t?: A Conversational Review of "The Bonefeeder"
Read Time: 20 mins
Alex Taylor, Frances Moore and Alice Canton discuss...
Theatre
What’s Opera Got That Theatre Doesn’t?: A Conversational Review of "The Bonefeeder"
By Pantograph Punch
The Recipe For A Frosty Pussy
Read Time: 23 mins
Megan Dunn on the fin de siecle world of Auckland...
Literature
The Recipe For A Frosty Pussy
By Megan Dunn
Originally Sung: New Zealand Writers on Lyricism
Read Time: 18 mins
In a three-part series, New Zealand writers tell us...
Literature
Originally Sung: New Zealand Writers on Lyricism
By Pantograph Punch
Loose Canons: Robin Ince
Read Time: 7 mins
Loose Canons
Loose Canons: Robin Ince
By Robin Ince
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