Society

Reality?: "Election Billboards", Gone Girl and Playing Broken Systems
Read Time: 17 mins
Samuel Te Kani on what one billboard can tell us.
Screen
Reality?: "Election Billboards", Gone Girl and Playing Broken Systems
By Samuel Te Kani
Hanging on to the Edge of the World
Read Time: 23 mins
Claire Duncan and Jenna Todd travel to Barrytown,...
Society
Hanging on to the Edge of the World
By Claire Duncan
Three Boys
Read Time: 20 mins
Joe Nunweek on school expulsions
Society
Three Boys
By Joe Nunweek
V, Virgins and Vitality
Read Time: 13 mins
Katie Rickson on dancing
Music
V, Virgins and Vitality
By Katie Rickson
Reconstruction and Renaissance: The Creative Thinkers of Christchurch
Read Time: 5 mins
Christchurch is still a city of transition, and emerging...
Art
Reconstruction and Renaissance: The Creative Thinkers of Christchurch
By Brie Sherow
Creative Outsourcing: iSentia, Wellington and the Grim and Fateful Pattern
Read Time: 16 mins
Like so many young Wellingtonians, Di White's first...
Society
Creative Outsourcing: iSentia, Wellington and the Grim and Fateful Pattern
By Di White
Do Newspaper Columnists Dream of Electric Sheep?
Read Time: 12 mins
Craig Cliff wrote a fortnightly newspaper column for...
Society
Do Newspaper Columnists Dream of Electric Sheep?
By Craig Cliff
Thwarted Futurism, Internet Parties and the Wake
Read Time: 13 mins
Following the Internet Party's political obliteration...
Society
Thwarted Futurism, Internet Parties and the Wake
By Joe Nunweek
Being Gracious in Defeat
Read Time: 5 mins
On the 20th September, voters in the New Zealand General...
Society
Being Gracious in Defeat
By Hayden Eastmond-Mein
If there’s one great height
Read Time: 8 mins
Keir Leslie explores what it means to watch Scottish...
Society
If there’s one great height
By Keir Leslie
Developing the Arts Ecology of Christchurch
Read Time: 15 mins
In rebuilding the city's arts infrastructure, The...
Society
Developing the Arts Ecology of Christchurch
By Melanie Oliver
Asking the Right Questions: Brent Edwards
Read Time: 14 mins
As we head towards New Zealand's 51st general election...
Society
Asking the Right Questions: Brent Edwards
By Gavin Bertram
Asking the Right Questions: Tracy Watkins
Read Time: 12 mins
As we head towards New Zealand's 51st general election...
Society
Asking the Right Questions: Tracy Watkins
By Gavin Bertram
Asking the Right Questions: Corin Dann
Read Time: 15 mins
As we head towards New Zealand's 51st general election...
Society
Asking the Right Questions: Corin Dann
By Gavin Bertram
Asking the Right Questions: Patrick Gower
Read Time: 17 mins
As we head towards New Zealand's 51st general election...
Society
Asking the Right Questions: Patrick Gower
By Gavin Bertram
Election Special: Arts Policies
Read Time: 8 mins
A recap of the arts policy debate that took place...
Society
Election Special: Arts Policies
By Pantograph Punch
On Creative Nonfiction
Read Time: 15 mins
Why is journalism represented as 'the truth' when...
Society
On Creative Nonfiction
By Geum Hye Kim
Washington DC in the Prime Minister’s Shadow
Read Time: 9 mins
An excerpt from James Robinson's new book, Voyages...
Society
Washington DC in the Prime Minister’s Shadow
By James Robinson
Death of a Celebrity Crush
Read Time: 12 mins
When Soong Phoon was twelve, she fell in love with...
Screen
Death of a Celebrity Crush
By Soong Phoon
My Night at the Canon Media Awards
Read Time: 6 mins
Giovanni Tiso's brilliant take on the Canon Media...
Literature
My Night at the Canon Media Awards
By Giovanni Tiso
Bringing Up Bully: 'Penny Arcade' and Growing Up on the Internet
Read Time: 18 mins
The internet's first creative boom was heralded as...
Art
Bringing Up Bully: 'Penny Arcade' and Growing Up on the Internet
By Rory MacKinnon
Cracked Actor: The Hating of Kristen Stewart and Hollywood Deformance
Read Time: 18 mins
Eternally brooding, a high-minded reader, and roundly...
Screen
Cracked Actor: The Hating of Kristen Stewart and Hollywood Deformance
By Soong Phoon
A Modest Deposit
Read Time: 10 mins
First home-buyers have a choice: rent and be damned...
Society
A Modest Deposit
By Joe Nunweek
A Portrait of the Researcher as a Patient Man
Read Time: 11 mins
J.C Beaglehole's towering work on the travels of Captain...
Literature
A Portrait of the Researcher as a Patient Man
By Will Pollard
In the Shadows of War: Conflict and Israel's Music Scene
Read Time: 30 mins
Chris McIntyre travels to Israel and examines how...
Music
In the Shadows of War: Conflict and Israel's Music Scene
By Chris McIntyre
Pantograph Picks: Our Top Reads of 2013
Read Time: 17 mins
In case you missed them, and in case you need something...
Art
Pantograph Picks: Our Top Reads of 2013
By Pantograph Punch
Plastic Fantastic: The Endurance of the Tupperware Party
Read Time: 11 mins
They're seen as the stuff of 1950s housewife kitsch...
Society
Plastic Fantastic: The Endurance of the Tupperware Party
By Jessica McAllen
All My Real Thugs Come Cry With Us: On Sad Rap and Trivialising Depression
Read Time: 10 mins
Sad rap - samples of sobbing women and mournful anime...
Music
All My Real Thugs Come Cry With Us: On Sad Rap and Trivialising Depression
By Madeleine Holden
Distant Stills in Our Lives
Read Time: 24 mins
It's a condition of doubt. Of obsession and anxiety...
Society
Distant Stills in Our Lives
By Lee Posna
We Can't Stop
Read Time: 17 mins
We just can't get over Miley Cyrus, except for when...
Music
We Can't Stop
By Claire Duncan
A Simple Acknowledgement
Read Time: 12 mins
For the last week, the national discourse has been...
Society
A Simple Acknowledgement
By Pantograph Punch
Pure Anger
Read Time: 19 mins
Last month, seventeen people ran for the most powerful...
Society
Pure Anger
By Joe Nunweek
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