Make It New or Make It Necessary: Max Harris and the New Zealand Project
Longing for a World Yet to Come: Nostalgia in Contemporary Politics
Becoming Cyborgs: A Review of ‘Caressing the silver rectangle’

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Literature

“What would you do if you came this close to death and were then offered seven years of funding to do anything you wanted?” It’s the question ex-Wellingtonian and Oxford transplant Max Harris asks himself at the beginning of his first book, only to face mirth aplenty when he avows his intention to write about New Zealand politics. With good reason, on the face of it - from the outside, it's an impossibly...

Literature

Andrew Dean considers his family's heritage as Jewish refugees, his formidable great-aunt Frances, and the important and often misused relationship between nostalgia and politics.

One weekend afternoon, at the end of the last northern summer, I was in my back garden, working on my thesis, drinking a cup of tea, and eating a biscuit. On this afternoon I was listening to Bach – the Brandenburg concertos...

Art

iPhone dependencies, ‘self-tracking’ and gender, Hana Pera Aoake thinks through art making in a proto-digital age.

When I first got my iPhone I was obsessed with asking Siri different questions, in part out of loneliness. Siri was a friend. Sometimes a friend who was annoying and interrupted you, much like Clippy, the animated paper clip or Microsoft office assistant from the mid-noughties or perhaps more ominously...

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Literature
Make It New or Make It Necessary: Max Harris and the New Zealand Project
Literature
Longing for a World Yet to Come: Nostalgia in Contemporary Politics
Art
Becoming Cyborgs: A Review of ‘Caressing the silver rectangle’
Loose Canons: Rhys Nicholson
Read Time: 5 mins
Loose Canons
Loose Canons: Rhys Nicholson
By Rhys Nicholson
Chilly Romance: A Review of No Science To Goodbye
Read Time: 6 mins
Adam Goodall reviews Annabel Wilson’s No Science To...
Theatre
Chilly Romance: A Review of No Science To Goodbye
By Adam Goodall
Finding My LOL-mate
Read Time: 28 mins
The weather is cooling down, the comedians are warming...
Comedy
Finding My LOL-mate
By Pantograph Punch
The Beautiful World: A Review of Some Things to Place in a Coffin
Read Time: 5 mins
Helen Lehndorf spends some time with Bill Manhire'...
Literature
The Beautiful World: A Review of Some Things to Place in a Coffin
By Helen Lehndorf
Ngā Hua o te Whakamāori: New Zealand Plays in Te Reo
Read Time: 8 mins
Ruia Taitea Creative on translating plays into Te...
Theatre
Ngā Hua o te Whakamāori: New Zealand Plays in Te Reo
By Kate Prior
Celebrating Difference: A Response to 'Here and Now' Festival Works
Read Time: 3 mins
Astrid, 14, responds to Here and Now Festival works...
Theatre
Celebrating Difference: A Response to 'Here and Now' Festival Works
By Astrid
Humour and Discomfort: Talking to Yvonne Todd
Read Time: 7 mins
Charlotte Doyle discovers that no one can talk about...
Art
Humour and Discomfort: Talking to Yvonne Todd
By Charlotte Doyle
The Magical Mundane: A Review of Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge
Read Time: 6 mins
Little Dog Barking Theatre Company adapts Mem Fox...
Theatre
The Magical Mundane: A Review of Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge
By Adam Goodall
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