Please enjoy the second episode of our new online series Repressed Memories, wherein James Mustapic revisits weird New Zealand shows from his childhood
Please enjoy the final episode (for now) of our online series Repressed Memories, wherein James Mustapic revisits the iconic Ferndale Strangler storyline from 2007 era Shortland Street.
Please enjoy the second episode of our new online series Repressed Memories, wherein James Mustapic revisits weird local shows from his childhood.
What’s a nice girl like you doing in a place like this: Katherine Mansfield on the Napier-Taupo road
An essay by Peter Wells on a new "sacred text" by her holiness Katherine Mansfield - 20 pages of jottings from a summer holiday on the Napier-Taupo road when she was 19.
Essay: Calling a Spade a Spade – Charlotte Grimshaw on the Literary Phenomenon of Karl Ove Knausgaard
An essay by Charlotte Grimshaw on the literary sensation of the My Struggle novels by Karl Ove Knausgaard.
James Mustapic introduces his new online series Repressed Memories, and explains why he decided to revisit Sensing Murder for the first harrowing episode.
Each year the New Zealand International Film Festival brings gay-themed movies to an audience. David Herkt explores this history, what it means, and one of this year’s featured movies.
Margo White reviews the powerful memoir by Guardian journalist Decca Aitkenhead about the death of her partner who drowned in front of her on a family holiday.
When the US state throws children into cages, we are firmly at the point in history where future generations might ask, ‘what would I have done?’
Charlotte Grimshaw writes about the forces behind her new novel: "Trump, Putin, Kim Jong-un. The posturing. The bizarre hairstyles, the violence and cruelty. The narcissism..."
In Repressed Memories, James Mustapic delves into NZ pop culture's graveyard and digs up some bodies. This episode: remembering Dane Rumble, Fast Crew, J. Williams, Evermore and Scribe.
From the Big Save lady, to ASB's Goldstein, to a very young Taika Waititi selling sweets – these are the TV ads that made James Mustapic the man he is today.
The annual free concert featuring the top local pop stars of the day is one of New Zealand's most enduring Christmas traditions. James Mustapic looks back at its most memorable moments.
Every year the media turns a problematic spotlight on indigenous peoples in Australia and New Zealand for Invasion Day and Waitangi Day. This won't change while our media is still controlled by the coloniser, writes Miriama Aoake.