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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Theatre
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
Feminine Divine: A Review of Orchids
Read Time: 7 mins
Paul Young reviews the highly-anticipated new work...
Theatre
Feminine Divine: A Review of Orchids
By Paul Young
Hidden Romantic: A conversation with Dominic Hoey about Iceland
Read Time: 18 mins
Jackson Nieuwland talks to Dominic Hoey about his...
Literature
Hidden Romantic: A conversation with Dominic Hoey about Iceland
By Jackson Nieuwland
Interim
Read Time: 7 mins
Distracting you from our nation's political discomfort...
Literature
Interim
By Laura Borrowdale
State Housing in the First Person: A Review of Generation Housing NZ and I’ll see you at Orion
Read Time: 9 mins
There’s more poignant conversation in this housing...
Art
State Housing in the First Person: A Review of Generation Housing NZ and I’ll see you at Orion
By Lana Lopesi
Loose Canons: Miria George
Read Time: 6 mins
Mīria George (Te Arawa; Ngati Awa; Rarotonga & Atiu...
Theatre
Loose Canons: Miria George
By Miria George
Loose Canons: Frances Moore
Read Time: 5 mins
Frances Moore is an opera director, writer and teacher...
Theatre
Loose Canons: Frances Moore
By Frances Moore
Fluorescent Adolescents: A Review of Satisfied Customers
Read Time: 6 mins
Shannon Friday reviews Satisfied Customers, a new...
Theatre
Fluorescent Adolescents: A Review of Satisfied Customers
By Shannon Friday
New Aotearoa Fiction: Mimicry 3
Read Time: 7 mins
Issue three of Mimicry is out! Guest-edited by Carolyn...
Literature
New Aotearoa Fiction: Mimicry 3
By Eamonn Marra
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