Society

Please take the rope from my throat so that I may sing
Read Time: 24 mins
Talia Marshall explores how James Baldwin's novel,...
Literature
Please take the rope from my throat so that I may sing
By Talia Marshall
Shiny Red Apple: Food in Fiction
Read Time: 15 mins
Karen Tay explores the role of food in fiction, from...
Literature
Shiny Red Apple: Food in Fiction
By Karen Tay
The Brooding Elitist Relationship-Wrecker: Tropes of Art and Artists on Narrative Television
Read Time: 23 mins
How do stereotypes of art and artists as seen on television...
Art
The Brooding Elitist Relationship-Wrecker: Tropes of Art and Artists on Narrative Television
By Zita Joyce
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
Why I Am Not a Feminist: A Conversation with Jessa Crispin
Read Time: 11 mins
Sarah Jane Barnett talks to American writer and critic...
Literature
Why I Am Not a Feminist: A Conversation with Jessa Crispin
By Sarah Jane Barnett
The (quieter) romance of suburban rail
Read Time: 37 mins
Melissa Laing on first kisses and poetry on Auckland...
Society
The (quieter) romance of suburban rail
By Melissa Laing
Mine by Right: Copyright in Aotearoa
Read Time: 22 mins
In a knowledgeable essay, Elizabeth Heritage explores...
Literature
Mine by Right: Copyright in Aotearoa
By Elizabeth Heritage
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
An Homage, a Beacon: On Michael Parekowhai's 'The Lighthouse'
Read Time: 10 mins
What do you expect public art to do? Lana Lopesi reflects...
Art
An Homage, a Beacon: On Michael Parekowhai's 'The Lighthouse'
By Lana Lopesi
A Period of Absent-Mindedness
Read Time: 13 mins
Harrison Christian on a Northland summer
Society
A Period of Absent-Mindedness
By Harrison Christian
Bogeymen on the Beach
Read Time: 14 mins
Police unofficially restricting women’s access to...
Society
Bogeymen on the Beach
By Janet McAllister
Pride and Fear
Read Time: 11 mins
Ella Grace McPherson Newton on demanding pride from...
Society
Pride and Fear
By Ella Grace McPherson-Newton
Ka Pū Te Ruha, Ka Hao Te Rangatahi Māori Identities in the Twenty-first Century
Read Time: 22 mins
Literature
Ka Pū Te Ruha, Ka Hao Te Rangatahi Māori Identities in the Twenty-first Century
By Pantograph Punch
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
Waitangi Mon Amour
Read Time: 9 mins
Artists and writers share their illuminating, provocative...
Society
Waitangi Mon Amour
By Pantograph Punch
Blenheimer Rhapsody
Read Time: 28 mins
Mark Mullen describes growing up in the Blenheim of...
Music
Blenheimer Rhapsody
By Mark Mullen
Body of Evidence: An essay on harassment
Read Time: 12 mins
In this anonymous and disturbing essay, the writer...
Literature
Body of Evidence: An essay on harassment
By Pantograph Punch
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
The Women’s March: The most conservative protest I’ve been on?
Read Time: 5 mins
Tze Ming Mok on fighting for the status quo, child...
Society
The Women’s March: The most conservative protest I’ve been on?
By Tze Ming Mok
Caught in the thirst trap: White gaze on black bodies
Read Time: 12 mins
Lana Lopesi outlines the politics of sexual fantasies...
Society
Caught in the thirst trap: White gaze on black bodies
By Lana Lopesi
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
On forgiveness
Read Time: 15 mins
Screen
On forgiveness
By Doug Dillaman
Haunted fibre: exorcising technology through horror
Read Time: 14 mins
Screen
Haunted fibre: exorcising technology through horror
By Eleanor Woodhouse
Canary in the Mine: The Artist as a Wary Spectator
Read Time: 9 mins
Emma Smith on a masterwork by Titian and what it means...
Art
Canary in the Mine: The Artist as a Wary Spectator
By Emma Smith
Two Utopias
Read Time: 24 mins
Gareth Shute on two deceptively different futures...
Society
Two Utopias
By Gareth Shute
A Lonely Life: At the Threshold of the World
Read Time: 26 mins
Literature
A Lonely Life: At the Threshold of the World
By Max Harris
Review: Don't Dream It's Over
Read Time: 14 mins
Joe Nunweek on Freerange Press's roundtable on the...
Society
Review: Don't Dream It's Over
By Joe Nunweek
Forget the glass ceiling, there’s asbestos in the walls
Read Time: 12 mins
Ferocious, sharp and unapologetic, Boys Will Be Boys...
Theatre
Forget the glass ceiling, there’s asbestos in the walls
By Rosabel Tan
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
Gloriavale: The Other Side, From the Inside
Read Time: 11 mins
Melissa Harrison on the irresponsibly soft treatment...
Society
Gloriavale: The Other Side, From the Inside
By Melissa Harrison
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