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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
Redefining ‘refugee’: The resettled community and the art of be-coming
Read Time: 15 mins
Georgina Langdon-Pole on an Auckland exhibition's...
Art
Redefining ‘refugee’: The resettled community and the art of be-coming
By Georgina Langdon-Pole
Letters From A Sane Man
Read Time: 11 mins
"She isn't a friend because she's a writer. She's...
Literature
Letters From A Sane Man
By Harrison Christian
One Strange People, And Another: Dame Anne Salmond on Tears of Rangi
Read Time: 20 mins
David Hall speaks to Dame Anne Salmond about her new...
Literature
One Strange People, And Another: Dame Anne Salmond on Tears of Rangi
By David Hall
Migration, Opportunity and Betrayal - A Personal Retrospective
Read Time: 19 mins
Pasan Jayasinghe and Sahanika Ratnayake on seeing...
Society
Migration, Opportunity and Betrayal - A Personal Retrospective
By Pasan Jayasinghe and Sahanika Ratnayake
Urbanophobia: A New Zealand Horror Story
Read Time: 15 mins
Farzad Zamani Gharagooshi on a country of self-hating...
Society
Urbanophobia: A New Zealand Horror Story
By Farzad Zamani
Go Well, Celia
Read Time: 20 mins
Hannah Herchenbach remembers King Loser founder Celia...
Music
Go Well, Celia
By Hannah Herchenbach
The Cost And Value Of Care
Read Time: 20 mins
Annaleese Jochems on the importance, and precarity...
Society
The Cost And Value Of Care
By Annaleese Jochems
But Never Without Tenderness, or, Do Fascists Like Music?
Read Time: 31 mins
Duncan Allan assesses the value of the music behind...
Music
But Never Without Tenderness, or, Do Fascists Like Music?
By Duncan Allan
The Whole Sorry Lot
Read Time: 20 mins
Joe Nunweek on regret, contrition and what we expect...
Literature
The Whole Sorry Lot
By Joe Nunweek
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
If You Stand By This Tree Long Enough, They'll Make You The Fucking Queen: Bill Direen and A Memory of Others.
Read Time: 22 mins
Campbell Walker on Simon Ogston's Bill Direen documentary...
Music
If You Stand By This Tree Long Enough, They'll Make You The Fucking Queen: Bill Direen and A Memory of Others.
By Campbell Walker
All The Elements Conspire: Beautiful Collision At 15
Read Time: 13 mins
Pasan Jayasinghe charts a lifelong fandom with Bic...
Music
All The Elements Conspire: Beautiful Collision At 15
By Pasan Jayasinghe
Make It New or Make It Necessary: Max Harris and the New Zealand Project
Read Time: 38 mins
Joe Nunweek chats to Max Harris about his ambitious...
Literature
Make It New or Make It Necessary: Max Harris and the New Zealand Project
By Joe Nunweek
The Recipe For A Frosty Pussy
Read Time: 23 mins
Megan Dunn on the fin de siecle world of Auckland...
Literature
The Recipe For A Frosty Pussy
By Megan Dunn
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
Peter and the Wolf
Read Time: 22 mins
Justine Jungersen-Smith on storytales, environmental...
Literature
Peter and the Wolf
By Justine Jungersen-Smith
Integration and Denial: Reading James Baldwin after Don Dale
Read Time: 24 mins
Orlando Edmonds on what James Baldwin still has to...
Society
Integration and Denial: Reading James Baldwin after Don Dale
By Orlando Edmonds
A Period of Absent-Mindedness
Read Time: 13 mins
Harrison Christian on a Northland summer
Society
A Period of Absent-Mindedness
By Harrison Christian
A Warning and A Plea
Read Time: 14 mins
Saziah Bashir on Trump's Muslim ban, and our disastrous...
Society
A Warning and A Plea
By Saziah Bashir
Contemplating the Absence: Children's Grief and Art
Read Time: 14 mins
Eloise Callister-Baker attends a art workshop for...
Art
Contemplating the Absence: Children's Grief and Art
By Eloise Callister-Baker
Self-Determination and The Struggle: Kyle Powys Whyte on Standing Rock
Read Time: 21 mins
David Hall talks to Citizen Potawatomi Nation philosopher...
Society
Self-Determination and The Struggle: Kyle Powys Whyte on Standing Rock
By David Hall
Mormons, Curses, and Papālangi Visitations: New Zealand's Evolving Kava Culture
Read Time: 13 mins
Harrison Christian joins a kava circle in Hamiton...
Society
Mormons, Curses, and Papālangi Visitations: New Zealand's Evolving Kava Culture
By Harrison Christian
Hollow Homes and Speculated Spaces
Read Time: 13 mins
Melissa Harrison on the changing meaning of 'home'....
Society
Hollow Homes and Speculated Spaces
By Melissa Harrison
Let Them Eat Cake: On Playing At Poverty
Read Time: 12 mins
Saziah Bashir on solving poverty by pretending to...
Society
Let Them Eat Cake: On Playing At Poverty
By Saziah Bashir
Two Utopias
Read Time: 24 mins
Gareth Shute on two deceptively different futures...
Society
Two Utopias
By Gareth Shute
This Dust Makes That Mud
Read Time: 11 mins
On the skeeviest defamation trial of 2016 and its...
Society
This Dust Makes That Mud
By Joe Nunweek
The Housing War Is A Class War
Read Time: 10 mins
Why the war for Auckland is rooted in historical violence...
Society
The Housing War Is A Class War
By Ella Grace McPherson-Newton and Vanessa Cole
Of War And Guilt
Read Time: 10 mins
Ben Stanley on the passing of his journalism muse....
Society
Of War And Guilt
By Ben Stanley
Do You Want Documentary Or Do You Want The Truth?
Read Time: 18 mins
Doug Dillaman on four convention-busting NZIFF documentaries...
Screen
Do You Want Documentary Or Do You Want The Truth?
By Doug Dillaman
Living On A Planet With An Expiration Date
Read Time: 21 mins
Carys Goodwin on running out of time.
Society
Living On A Planet With An Expiration Date
By Carys Goodwin
Fire
Read Time: 23 mins
Justine Jungersen-Smith on parenthood and anxiety....
Society
Fire
By Justine Jungersen-Smith