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July 13, 2014

Wellington’s own Mermaidens are just finishing off their first nationwide tour, but drummer Abe Hollingsworth still has time for the little folk.

July 13, 2014

In the decades since the last issue of Salient, some songs have come out.

July 13, 2014

The recent obsession for emotionally fraught, desperate Tumblr feeds has been The Fault in our Stars, a film which has swept the world’s movie conscience with heartfelt, sappy recognition.

July 13, 2014

New from Auckland publishers Hue & Cry Press is this gorgeous, haunting book of prose poems. It’s an autobiography in verse – or a series of biographies threaded together.

July 13, 2014

A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing is a rebellion. It’s a revolution and it’s a punch in the guts. It came out late last year, but the book recently won the prestigious Baileys Prize (formerly known as the Orange Prize for Women’s Fiction). And it’s Eimear McBride’s first novel.

July 13, 2014

Here we are… home, at last, on display at Toi Pōneke until 26 July, features work from two artists engaging with this loss.

July 13, 2014

At the risk of sounding like a person who actually knows what they’re talking about, I’ll say this is the best television show I’ve seen so far.

July 13, 2014

The original Godzilla film came out in 1954 and since then there have been many cinematic attempts to reimagine the classic. It has proved a monster of a challenge however, reaching a low point with the 1998 film of the same name which reduced the king of monsters to a glorified T-Rex.

July 9, 2014

On Saturday 15 November 2014, LitCrawl is going to take over Wellington’s CBD. While LitCrawl is a regular must-do event in cities like San Francisco, LitCrawl Wellington will be the first of its kind to hit New Zealand. It all happens over one fast-paced evening: poets, novelists, professors, comedians, presenters, actors, journalists and musicians all [...]