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Dominic Hoey is an author, playwright and poet based in Tāmaki Makaurau. His debut novel, Iceland was a New Zealand bestseller and was long-listed for the 2018 Ockham Book Award.
Dominic also works with marginalised youth excluded from the education system, using art, yoga and meditation to help them with their mental health and to transition into higher education or employment.
As we enter a new week inside our bubbles, we've got the off-beat digital round-up to turn that lockdown frown upside-down.
Welcome to the lockdown. What does self-isolation life hold for you? We have insights from a man who got a headstart on it.
The shock is dissipating, now reality is setting in. We speak to a trio of arts industry talent about the unprecedented challenges they face in the Coronavirus era.
So many artists having their livelihoods impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. One of them opens up on what it’s like and what help - if any - he’s found.
A gig guide with a difference - it features exactly zero gigs. Dominic Hoey’s found the best options for self-quarantine or just a quiet weekend in.
Dominic Hoey’s wise words for poets and writers of all styles - and where they can jump on stage to get those pesky words out of their heads.
Auckland’s offerings are coming thick and fast right now - Dominic Hoey helps point you in the right direction for the weird and wonderous.
We talk to the acclaimed Ross McCormack about his not-to-miss productions which are collaborations with actor Arlo Gibson and composer Jason Wright.
Dominic Hoey’s off-beat breakdown of some of the stranger offerings coming your way in Auckland.