Society

Interim
Read Time: 7 mins
Distracting you from our nation's political discomfort...
Literature
Interim
By Laura Borrowdale
Six Books to help you feel less alone on World Mental Health Day
Read Time: 9 mins
Six Books to help you feel less alone on World Mental...
Literature
Six Books to help you feel less alone on World Mental Health Day
By Sarah Jane Barnett
The Price of Caring
Read Time: 6 mins
"You can’t have your gays and eat them too."
Society
The Price of Caring
By Matt Harnett
The Tango Lesson
Read Time: 35 mins
Sarah Webster learns to let go in seventeen lessons...
Literature
The Tango Lesson
By Sarah Webster
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
In Defence of Pacific Sexual Minorities: Why Israel Folau is no Hero
Read Time: 10 mins
Opinion or bigotry? Patrick Thomsen lets you know...
Society
In Defence of Pacific Sexual Minorities: Why Israel Folau is no Hero
By Patrick Thomsen
Protesting, Sitting Alone, Talking Nicely: On Politics, Writing and Science
Read Time: 18 mins
After attending the March for Science in April 2017...
Literature
Protesting, Sitting Alone, Talking Nicely: On Politics, Writing and Science
By Tim Corballis
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
Five books to help you stay sane during the election
Read Time: 5 mins
Trying to make sense of the Aotearoa poll results...
Literature
Five books to help you stay sane during the election
By Sarah Jane Barnett
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
Arohatia te reo
Read Time: 10 mins
Does compulsion breed contempt? The case for making...
Society
Arohatia te reo
By Philip McKibbin
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
Ko wai ahau? Papatūānuku and I
Read Time: 11 mins
Miriama Aoake considers mana wāhine in post-colonial...
Society
Ko wai ahau? Papatūānuku and I
By Miriama Aoake
Alt Kid On the Edge of Greatness
Read Time: 10 mins
Grace Stratton, who has been nominated in the Young...
Literature
Alt Kid On the Edge of Greatness
By Grace Georgia Stratton
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
Speaking Power to the Truth: The Political Assassination of Metiria Turei
Read Time: 11 mins
Giovanni Tiso on New Zealand media and the swimming...
Society
Speaking Power to the Truth: The Political Assassination of Metiria Turei
By Giovanni Tiso
A Patriarchal Parade: Sexism in Aotearoa New Zealand Literature
Read Time: 52 mins
In a searing, articulate and informed essay, Vaughan...
Literature
A Patriarchal Parade: Sexism in Aotearoa New Zealand Literature
By Vaughan Rapatahana
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
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
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
Uneasy Territory: Tim Neale's Wild Articulations
Read Time: 10 mins
We talk to Tim Neale about his book on colonial legacies...
Literature
Uneasy Territory: Tim Neale's Wild Articulations
By Joe Nunweek
Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: A conversation with Reni Eddo-Lodge
Read Time: 20 mins
Saziah Bashir talks to journalist Reni Eddo-Lodge...
Literature
Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: A conversation with Reni Eddo-Lodge
By Saziah Bashir
‘I am a Pākehā because I live in a Māori country’: Pākehā Identity and the North Island Myth
Read Time: 23 mins
Michael Grimshaw asks what it means to be a Pākehā...
Literature
‘I am a Pākehā because I live in a Māori country’: Pākehā Identity and the North Island Myth
By Michael Grimshaw
My Florian Habit
Read Time: 9 mins
Jacob Powell on the infectious and electric Florian...
Screen
My Florian Habit
By Jacob Powell
Campaigns of Hope: Considering Quest and I Am Not Your Negro
Read Time: 9 mins
Inequality isn't inevitable, it's engineered.
Screen
Campaigns of Hope: Considering Quest and I Am Not Your Negro
By Lana Lopesi
Announcing The Pantograph Punch’s New Editor-in-Chief!
Read Time: 13 mins
In which we farewell one wahine toa and welcome another...
Society
Announcing The Pantograph Punch’s New Editor-in-Chief!
By Pantograph Punch
 The ‘D’ Word: In Conversation with Alice Canton
Read Time: 17 mins
Diversity, like oppression but fancier.
Art
The ‘D’ Word: In Conversation with Alice Canton
By Lana Lopesi
Suffering is Optional
Read Time: 13 mins
In this moving essay, Sarah Jane Barnett writes about...
Literature
Suffering is Optional
By Sarah Jane Barnett
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
Longing for a World Yet to Come: Nostalgia in Contemporary Politics
Read Time: 15 mins
Andrew Dean considers his family's heritage as Jewish...
Literature
Longing for a World Yet to Come: Nostalgia in Contemporary Politics
By Andrew Dean
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
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