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Mercedes Ackerman sniffs out the real value of soft skills vs hard skills
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Mercedes Ackerman
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Just before his new play ‘Jacinda’ hits the stage, Sam Brooks takes us down his memory lane of the epic highs and lows of his years at Basement Theatre.
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The Big Idea Editor
Steven Park. Image by Justyn Denney.
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What do a pin-hole photographer, a mandolin maker, a forager, a shoemaker and a spoon carver all have in common? Emma Johnson finds out.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Findlay Buchanan talks to Jeremy Hansen about Britomart's vibrant public art project.
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The Big Idea Editor
Marlon Williams at The 2018 APRA Silver Scrolls Awards.
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Jacinda Ardern to Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Mercedes Ackerman hangs with the good and the great for an inside experience of Aotearoa’s favourite night out.
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Mercedes Ackerman
Cuningham House Window Frame, 2018,  Erica van Zon. Photo by Emanuella de Ruiter
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Emanuella de Ruiter scopes out the tapestry of great public art
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Emanuella de Ruiter
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Despite living in an image-saturated world we offer little education in the vital skills of learning to critique what we see all around us. By Ted Snell.
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The Big Idea Editor
Magdalena Lorenzo with Commuting Books QR stickers. Photo by Erica Austin, Peanut Productions Photography
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All that time you spend counting lamp posts passing bus windows? It’s over, thanks to Magdalena Lorenzo. Emma Johnson tags on for the ride.
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Emma Johnson
Hera Lindsay Bird performing at Semi Permanent, Auckland, 2018
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From attention spans to comedy to filth: the poet in conversation with James Littlewood.
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James Littlewood
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Creative director Barnaby Bennett invites you to a common space of “careful activism”, where you’ll eat, dream and party your way to a reimagined future.
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The Big Idea Editor