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In the light of yesterday's horrible attacks on our Muslim community in Christchurch, we will not post a story today.
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Tānemahuta Gray, photographed by Philip Merry
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Tānemahuta Gray reflects on the resurgence of te reo in Aotearoa’s mainstream culture and media.
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Gemishka Chetty. Photography by Gemishka Chetty
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Aiwa Pooamorn and Gemishka Chetty write a delicious piece tackling racism and identity politics in Aotearoa's food industry.
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Jennifer Ward-Lealand, Portrait supplied.
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Jennifer Ward-Lealand Te Atamira CNZM challenges us to revisit the way we educate, and foster the new generations of artistic talent: If we want to see them flourish, we must enable them first.
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The Big Idea Editor
These Two: Liam and Kevin
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Actor and screen-writer Liam Coleman challenges the phantom that sows the seeds of self-doubt.
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Weasel Gallery. Image by Holly Russell
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Kate Powell rediscovers her hometown and finds more art than she expected.
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Kate Powell
Richard Misilei
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Richard Misilei, manager of the only youth library in Aotearoa, talks about the changing role of libraries in our communities.
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Lani Wendt Young
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You may not be dating Taylor Swift and run the risk of finding your relationship on Spotify, but Lani Wendt Young would like you to be aware of a few key points.
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Judy Darragh at Akl Art Gallery
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NZ artists have been missing out, but luckily, change is in the air: Judy Darragh wants the money to come back into the artists’ pockets, and she knows of a way how.
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Abyss Between Counts
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Tackling the lack of affordable housing in their new dance performance, Hadley and Zoe of DyCypher Productions challenge us to take another look at what can be done.
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