Miracle on St Benedicts Street
Out of money and out of options, Auckland’s Hard to Find Bookshop faced bankruptcy. Until a saint intervened.
Political comedy the winning ticket
If she’s not leading the writing charge for TV3’s Jono and Ben and Funny Girls, 29-year-old Aucklander Alice Sneddon is tackling big issues through comedy.
NZ comedy’s rising cask-wine queen
Johanna Cosgrove’s one-woman show Aunty is a blend of Absolutely Fabulous and Outrageous Fortune, writes Sasha Borissenko.
Traces of humanity in sparse Kiwi film
Moody, suspenseful and expertly executed, Human Traces is perhaps one of NZ’s finest cinematic 2017 experiences, writes Darren Bevan
First WWE and Marvel - The Rock is next
Samoan NZ artist Michel Mulipola is now working with WWE and Marvel, and The Rock is next on his wishlist.
Anna Connell: Why I’m a patron of the arts
‘The good and the great’ help to keep NZ’s arts scene going - but what will happen when they’re gone?
Punkish blasts from our artistic past
Two rare exhibitions by expat New Zealanders who forged international art careers make explicit the tenuous ties that bind.
Theo Schoon’s hand in our history
The contemporary artists of Aotearoa revel in the synthesis that Theo Schoon spoke of.