Five poetry collections you've never read (or should again)
The Naked Self: A Review of Non Flower Elements
Handshaking with Emotion: A Review of Handshake 3: Reflect

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Literature

Books Editor Sarah Jane Barnett recommends five collections by Aotearoa poets. It's Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day tomorrow (check out our NPD picks), so even if you've read these collections it's a good time to read them again.

The Night We Ate The Baby by Tim Upperton

Palmy poet and teacher Tim Upperton's collection The Night We Ate The Baby was shortlisted for the 2016 Ockham...

Theatre

Kate Prior reviews new work from Ash Jones and Arlo Gibson which mixes Buddhist philosophy with self-important casting directors.

This review discusses the ending of the work.

Ash Jones and Arlo Gibson play Charlie Au'Charles & Rumple S Tealskin – two terrible gold-chain, skivvy-wearing casting directors who seem to have emerged from early-80s London. They usher us into the Basement Studio, and once...

Art

What does a show of contemporary jewellery look like? Lucy Jackson considers the latest exhibition at The Dowse.

I wear four rings, my favourite formerly belonged to my mother. One day I tried it on and it was the perfect fit. I have had it on long term loan to me ever since. Aesthetically understated but sentimental –  like so much jewellery that is passed down through generations – this simple gold...

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Literature
Five poetry collections you've never read (or should again)
Theatre
The Naked Self: A Review of Non Flower Elements
Art
Handshaking with Emotion: A Review of Handshake 3: Reflect
A Period of Absent-Mindedness
Read Time: 13 mins
Harrison Christian on a Northland summer
Society
A Period of Absent-Mindedness
By Harrison Christian
An Impossible Sexuality: With or Without Cock
Read Time: 11 mins
Jess Holly Bates on Mike Bartlett’s play Cock, sexual...
Theatre
An Impossible Sexuality: With or Without Cock
By Jess Bates
Have You Heard This One?: New Zealand Writers on Tension
Read Time: 18 mins
In a three-part series, New Zealand writers tell us...
Literature
Have You Heard This One?: New Zealand Writers on Tension
By Pantograph Punch
SCUM and Bluebells: The New Poetics of Alice Birch
Read Time: 10 mins
A manifesto exploding the legacy of language, Revolt...
Theatre
SCUM and Bluebells: The New Poetics of Alice Birch
By Kate Prior
Late-night storytelling with Hera Lindsay Bird, Thomas Sainsbury, Alice Snedden and Lucy Zee
Read Time: 4 mins
To mark the end of our 2016 season, we're bringing...
The Pantograph Punch Presents
Late-night storytelling with Hera Lindsay Bird, Thomas Sainsbury, Alice Snedden and Lucy Zee
By Pantograph Punch
Paper Shrine: A Review of Amadeus
Read Time: 8 mins
Sam Brooks reviews Auckland Theatre Company's production...
Theatre
Paper Shrine: A Review of Amadeus
By Sam Brooks
The Play in the Playground: The New Zealand Play and Playwriting in Schools
Read Time: 19 mins
Theatre
The Play in the Playground: The New Zealand Play and Playwriting in Schools
By Kate Prior
Whakanuia: December's celebration of great stuff
Read Time: 9 mins
100 days, co-revolution, Jessicas Hansell and Rabbit...
Knockouts
Whakanuia: December's celebration of great stuff
By Pantograph Punch
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