Soapbox

Philippa working on The Fine Line's NZ sculpture
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Martin Hill’s iconic work gives vision to Jacinda Ardern’s principles of health of the people, the climate and the planet. This Soapbox is about why the time is now for New Zealand to fiercely lead.
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The Big Idea Editor
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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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The Big Idea Editor
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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The Big Idea Editor
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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The Big Idea Editor
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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The Big Idea Editor
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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The Big Idea Editor
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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The Big Idea Editor
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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The Big Idea Editor