Loose Canons: Abby Howells
Summer Fling: Mini Mentorships 2018-19
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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.

Abby Howells is an award-winning comedian and writer. In 2014, she competed her Masters in Creative Writing at Victoria University’s International Institute of Modern Letters and won the Brad McGann Award for the screenplay she created that year,...

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The Pantograph Punch are delighted to announce our mini-mentorships for summer 2018-19. Nau mai, haere mai!

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The Pantograph Punch are delighted to announce Summer Fling, a mini-mentorship providing three writers with desk space for a month over the summer period, and ongoing one-on-one mentorship as they work towards the completion of a non-fiction piece for paid publication on the...

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What happens to our culture when the world starts to burn? Anne Washburn's Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play playfully explores this question through the lens of one of The Simpsons' most iconic episodesCape Feare. Adam Goodall takes a look at the play... and considers the existential horror bubbling underneath.

The world’s in a pretty bad state.

Levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere hit 411 parts...

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Loose Canons: Abby Howells
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Summer Fling: Mini Mentorships 2018-19
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The Wild West: The Challenges, Opportunities and Identity of our TV Industry
Read Time: 17 mins
How can we keep up in the Golden Age of ad-free streaming...
Screen
The Wild West: The Challenges, Opportunities and Identity of our TV Industry
By Baz Macdonald
Loose Canons: D.F. Mamea
Read Time: 6 mins
Playwright and screenwriter D.F. Mamea shares the...
Loose Canons
Loose Canons: D.F. Mamea
By D.F. Mamea
Failing to Care: NZ's Public Health System and our Transgender Communities
Read Time: 22 mins
“If you’re basically afraid of the health system,...
Society
Failing to Care: NZ's Public Health System and our Transgender Communities
By Maria Yeonhee Ji
Loose Canons: Donna Brookbanks
Read Time: 5 mins
Billy T Award Nominee Donna Brookbanks tells us about...
Loose Canons
Loose Canons: Donna Brookbanks
By Donna Brookbanks
The Unmissables: Four Exhibitions to see in May
Read Time: 8 mins
A monthly round-up of notable, controversial and unmissable...
Art
The Unmissables: Four Exhibitions to see in May
By Pantograph Punch
A Library is More Than Books: On the Proposed Closure of the Elam Fine Arts Library
Read Time: 28 mins
The library does not simply house a collection – it...
Art
A Library is More Than Books: On the Proposed Closure of the Elam Fine Arts Library
By Rachel Ashby and Vanessa Crofskey
From the Margins to the Mainstream: Pacific Sisters at Te Papa
Read Time: 25 mins
Ioana Gordon-Smith on the significance and celebration...
Art
From the Margins to the Mainstream: Pacific Sisters at Te Papa
By Ioana Gordon-Smith
Loose Canons: Jane Yonge
Read Time: 5 mins
Theatre director Jane Yonge lets us in on five inspirations...
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Loose Canons: Jane Yonge
By Jane Yonge