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

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Art

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...

Featured

Art
A Hole in the Pocket
Loose Canons
Loose Canons: Jason Te Kare
Society
Invisible Barriers: Illiteracy in Aotearoa
A Wall in Need of Painting, Artists in Need of Payment
Read Time: 13 mins
The conversation around the value of art is worth...
Art
A Wall in Need of Painting, Artists in Need of Payment
By Eloise Callister-Baker
Top Ten Moments in Aotearoa Literature 2017
Read Time: 9 mins
Sarah Jane Barnett counts down the top ten moments...
Literature
Top Ten Moments in Aotearoa Literature 2017
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Summer Reading Series: Two poems by Louise Wallace
Read Time: 2 mins
New fiction, non-fiction and poetry by Aotearoa writers...
Literature
Summer Reading Series: Two poems by Louise Wallace
By Louise Wallace
Invisible and Indivisible: Going Beyond the Exhibition
Read Time: 31 mins
Chloe Geoghegan shines a spotlight on New Zealand'...
Art
Invisible and Indivisible: Going Beyond the Exhibition
By Chloe Geoghegan
Forgotten Home: A Comic
Read Time: 2 mins
Forgotten Home: A Comic by Jem Yoshioka
Literature
Forgotten Home: A Comic
By Jem Yoshioka
Maranga Mai Ngāpuhi!
Read Time: 13 mins
Society
Maranga Mai Ngāpuhi!
By Sandy Wakefield
A Competition of Ideals: A Review of Simon Denny's 'The Founder's Paradox'
Read Time: 30 mins
Francis McWhannell asks whether the real Simon Denny...
Art
A Competition of Ideals: A Review of Simon Denny's 'The Founder's Paradox'
By Francis McWhannell
The One-Day Spin: A Chat With Sarah and Catherine Delahunty
Read Time: 19 mins
Adam Goodall catches up with two indomitable sisters...
Theatre
The One-Day Spin: A Chat With Sarah and Catherine Delahunty
By Adam Goodall