Keeping it Geek: Highlights from LexiCon
Spec-Fic Month: A Conversation with Karen Healey & Rhydian Thomas
The Brown Core of Mokopōpaki

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As part of Spec-Fic Month, Elizabeth Heritage reports back from LexiCon, the 38th New Zealand National Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention. LexiCon, which had 165 members, was held in Taupō over Queen’s Birthday weekend.

I attended LexiCon both as myself and as Orville the movie-star rat's earthly representative. Photo credit: Elizabeth Heritage | CC BY-NC-SA

Keeping it geek

Chances...

Literature

During June 2017, we're celebrating the fantastical, futuristic, and magical with excerpts, interviews, and poetry from Aotearoa New Zealand spec-fic authors. 

Karen Healey is the author of four books, most recently the futuristic adventures, When We Wake and When We Run. Rhydian Thomas is a writer and musician from South Wales who lives in Wellington. His debut novel, the dystopian satire Milk Island, came out...

Art

Eloise Callister-Baker considers K Rd’s newest art gallery.

The gentrified heart of St Kevin's Arcade has arteries spreading down the road. But many of Karangahape Road’s occupants and frequenters – the Auckland Girls’ Grammar School students, sex workers, eccentrics, small-shop owners, immigrants, artists, vagrants – are still present.

At the start of this year, fifteen participants in the Adam Art...

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Literature
Keeping it Geek: Highlights from LexiCon
Literature
Spec-Fic Month: A Conversation with Karen Healey & Rhydian Thomas
Art
The Brown Core of Mokopōpaki
Resistance Cinema in a Seller's Market
Read Time: 23 mins
In a polemical world, is good documentary withering...
Screen
Resistance Cinema in a Seller's Market
By Doug Dillaman
Blenheimer Rhapsody
Read Time: 28 mins
Mark Mullen describes growing up in the Blenheim of...
Music
Blenheimer Rhapsody
By Mark Mullen
Whose Values Will Prevail?: Kawerau, 1986
Read Time: 15 mins
Helen McNeil on a flashpoint in industrial action,...
Society
Whose Values Will Prevail?: Kawerau, 1986
By Helen McNeil
He mau mana‘o no ko Honolulu Hō‘ike‘ike Hana No‘eau o nā Lua Makahiki: Thoughts on the Honolulu Biennial
Read Time: 8 mins
Artist, writer and curator Léuli Eshrāghi talks ecology...
Art
He mau mana‘o no ko Honolulu Hō‘ike‘ike Hana No‘eau o nā Lua Makahiki: Thoughts on the Honolulu Biennial
By Léuli Eshrāghi
Pacific Futures
Read Time: 5 mins
After two Pōneke seasons, Tāmaki audiences can now...
Theatre
Pacific Futures
By Madeleine De Young
There's Other People: A Review of Every Brilliant Thing
Read Time: 6 mins
"You're six years old. Mum's in hospital. Dad says...
Theatre
There's Other People: A Review of Every Brilliant Thing
By Sam Brooks
Review: Fred is Cold
Read Time: 7 mins
Adam Goodall reviews Fred is Cold, a play about depression...
Theatre
Review: Fred is Cold
By Adam Goodall
The Gorgeous Nothings: An Interview with Nick Austin
Read Time: 24 mins
Megan Dunn talks to the artist about mag po, Emily...
Art
The Gorgeous Nothings: An Interview with Nick Austin
By Megan Dunn
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