A Patriarchal Parade: Sexism in Aotearoa New Zealand Literature
Murmurings and Millennials: A Review of The Tomorrow People
Learning to love wisely

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Literature

In a searing and articulate essay, Vaughan Rapatahana takes Aotearoa New Zealand literature to task for locker room schoolgirl-grooming, women-baiting, and sexism that arises from a violent and suppressed masculinity. 

                                        You, being a modern poet                     Must write real he-man stuff                     So you will take slabs of prose                     And cuts it into chunks like this;                     There need...

Art

Yet another celebration of the emergent artist.

Adam Art Gallery director Christina Barton’s interest in young artists has been simmering for several years now and has culminated in The Tomorrow People.

In the year leading up to the exhibition I heard that Barton, with co-curators Stephen Cleland and Simon Gennard were searching for young artists. There were studio visits, meetings, vague questions...

Screen

What can one of the most violent videogames ever made teach us about love?

I had hamstrung people with a jagged combat knife and slashed jugulars. I had pushed a man's face into the toilet he’d just used, then stabbed him in the back of the head. Decapitating people with machine gun fire, tearing gaping holes in their sides and watching the guts spill out, I waded through corridors choked with...

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Literature
A Patriarchal Parade: Sexism in Aotearoa New Zealand Literature
Art
Murmurings and Millennials: A Review of The Tomorrow People
Screen
Learning to love wisely
Loose Canons: Pati Solomona Tyrell
Read Time: 5 mins
Pati Solomona Tyrell opens his work Fa'aafa at The...
Loose Canons
Loose Canons: Pati Solomona Tyrell
By Pati Solomona Tyrell
Playground Battle: A Review of Lord of the Flies
Read Time: 9 mins
Centrepoint Theatre's latest Open Stage production...
Theatre
Playground Battle: A Review of Lord of the Flies
By Adam Goodall
Mashing up the Meninist: A review of M'Lady
Read Time: 6 mins
Shannon Friday goes to this all-singing, all-dancing...
Theatre
Mashing up the Meninist: A review of M'Lady
By Shannon Friday
Murmurings and Millennials: A Review of The Tomorrow People
Read Time: 28 mins
Yet another celebration of the emergent artist.
Art
Murmurings and Millennials: A Review of The Tomorrow People
By Chloe Geoghegan
Whakanuia: 5 Things Worth Celebrating in August 2017
Read Time: 6 mins
This month: a reprieve from dark theatres with vital...
Knockouts
Whakanuia: 5 Things Worth Celebrating in August 2017
By Pantograph Punch
Soothing Words and Bloody Deeds: On Animals and the Law
Read Time: 17 mins
Eloise Callister-Baker goes to a conference that challenges...
Society
Soothing Words and Bloody Deeds: On Animals and the Law
By Eloise Callister-Baker
The Muslim Problem
Read Time: 10 mins
Faisal Al-Asaad on how the Muslim experience is typified...
Society
The Muslim Problem
By Faisal Al-Asaad
Learning to love wisely
Read Time: 35 mins
What can one of the most violent videogames ever made...
Screen
Learning to love wisely
By Mark Mullen
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