arts spotlight.
May 31, 2021

How Punk Is Failing Itself

A Study Into Punk and Sexism in Aotearoa If you know anything about the musical history of Aotearoa, it’s likely you recognise quite a spectacular record […]
May 31, 2021

Exam Time Comfort Films

Sometimes you can’t have a real hug When the world is all doom and gloom, what do you turn to? What thing gives you a warm […]
May 24, 2021

Unwinding the Past

Reflecting on Prayas Theatre Company’s storytelling through the years For a long time, I’ve had a desire to return to the vibrant community that Prayas Theatre […]
May 24, 2021

UoA Art Critic

UOA Art A hunt for aesthetic pleasure on drab campus The University of Auckland isn’t exactly the most aesthetically pleasing place in the world. With the […]
May 24, 2021


Come and celebrate such putrid taste Jealous grifters squeak so loud and bitter Let it gestate, crumble, split And salivating flags wave defeat fought hard Freed […]
May 18, 2021

Into the Bush: An Interview with Ania Upstill

What made you want to recreate an Elizabethan play? Have you always been interested in that period of theatre? I’m a massive nerd, so I’ve been […]
May 17, 2021

The One Where I Watch Friends Again

Deconstructing a childhood love for a problematic sitcom I love Friends. I remember watching reruns of the show religiously after school, sitting on the floor of […]
May 10, 2021

A Panorama of Spring

Interview with the creators of A Clear Dawn: New Asian Voices from Aotearoa New Zealand Some books read like confrontation. Others caress with familiarity. The experience […]