The Singing Word: On Shannon Te Ao’s my life as a tunnel
A Hole in the Pocket
Loose Canons: Jason Te Kare

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Matariki Williams reflects on whakapapa, reo and loss in Shannon Te Ao's latest exhibition.

One of the most fundamental tenets of te reo Māori is the distinction between the A and O categories. These categories reinforce the idea that everything in te ao Māori is relative. The simplest definition of the difference between these two categories is that the A category covers that which you have responsibility...

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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...

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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.

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...

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The Singing Word: On Shannon Te Ao’s my life as a tunnel
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A Hole in the Pocket
Loose Canons
Loose Canons: Jason Te Kare
Fertile Ground: A Review of 'Swabhoomi: Borrowed Earth'
Read Time: 8 mins
Rina Patel reviews the latest from Prayas Theatre...
Theatre
Fertile Ground: A Review of 'Swabhoomi: Borrowed Earth'
By Rina Patel
Loose Canons: Tānemahuta Gray
Read Time: 9 mins
Loose Canons is a series in which we invite artists...
Theatre
Loose Canons: Tānemahuta Gray
By Tānemahuta Gray
The Pantograph Punch x NZIFF presents: HARD TRUTHS
Read Time: 2 mins
Talking truth, lies and the documentaries with Gaylene...
Screen
The Pantograph Punch x NZIFF presents: HARD TRUTHS
By Pantograph Punch
Loose Canons: Akashi Fisiinaua
Read Time: 9 mins
FAFSWAG's Akashi Fisiinaua curates interdisciplinary...
Loose Canons
Loose Canons: Akashi Fisiinaua
By Akashi Fisiinaua
The Right To The City: Against And Beyond
Read Time: 19 mins
Melissa Harrison on the modern city as a contested...
Society
The Right To The City: Against And Beyond
By Melissa Harrison
Flower arranging to void the void
Read Time: 4 mins
Janet McAllister reviews Madwoman/Gentlewoman
Theatre
Flower arranging to void the void
By Janet McAllister
About Time: A Review of Leading Ladies
Read Time: 12 mins
Why has it taken so long to exhibit these women?
Art
About Time: A Review of Leading Ladies
By Jane Vial
Keeping it Geek: Highlights from LexiCon
Read Time: 5 mins
As part of Spec-Fic Month, Elizabeth Heritage reports...
Literature
Keeping it Geek: Highlights from LexiCon
By Elizabeth Heritage