forego the malls! get christmas wrapped up this weekend

While our seemingly never-ending to-do list at this time of the year can only be attacked with a stiff drink in hand, the...

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new zealand steals the spotlight at the world’s most remote ted talks

By Madeline Saxton-Beer

In a far off land where the sun doesn't set for several months at a time, the most remote TEDx event is being...

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this is going to be summer’s hottest boutique festival

By Madeline Saxton-Beer

  Two years ago, Flamingo Pier's organisers broke the summer festival mould, making a quiet but impressionable entrée with their unique melange of great...

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the friday feed: texts from your existentialist

By Deborah Raj

  Because life isn't complete without your very own modern day philosopher to drum home the importance of freedom of choice and personal responsibility...

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a celebrated new zealand photographer exhibits in auckland

By Madeline Saxton-Beer

  Ann Shelton's career began in photojournalism, hence her ongoing interest in the politics of representation. Her hyper-real images are designed not to capture...

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the friday feed: yung jake

By Harriet Johnstone

  When LA-based artist-rapper-internet personality Yung Jake was asked for an interview with Complex Magazine, he agreed, on one condition — it had to...

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when life gives you lemons…

By Harriet Johnstone

Capable of offering so much more than just the citrus tint to our Friday G&T, the humble lemon holds much potential. The key...

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the friday feed: kendall’s twin

By Deborah Raj

  It seems the Kardashian/Jenners have been harbouring a secret... family member. No, Rob isn't following in Caitlyn's footsteps but we can't hold our...

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anno domini returns this summer

By Madeline Saxton-Beer

Last summer, a rooftop party graced our shores, descending on Auckland with the kind of international vibe we'd expect to encounter in cities...

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politics in 2019

By Kirsteen MacKenzie

  This article has been taken from our Spring Issue of Denizen.  The year is 2019 and the unrequited Trump of America approaches the end...

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exhibition: nz sculpture onshore ’16

Twenty-two years on from when Genevieve Becroft, with the help of her friend Lenore Sumpter, held the inaugural sculpture exhibition in her very...

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rialto channel november 16 film round-up

By Francesca Rudkin

This November, in celebration of Qantas Australian Film Season, Rialto Channel presents a duo of excellent excuses to venture across the ditch from...

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the friday feed: imaginary girlfriend

By Harriet Johnstone

  Getting that perfect couples snap can really be a challenge. A challenge no one knows better than @jinushikeisuke. Constantly updating his account with cutesy pics...

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exhibition: the art of participation

By Madeline Saxton-Beer

Since the late 90s, Taiwanese artist Lee Mingwei has grown to become one of the world’s greatest names in engagement art. Having developed...

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a day with dogs

By Madeline Saxton-Beer

  As the city of cynophilists we are, an opportunity to put our pets in the spotlight is always well received. So it is with...

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must see: nocturnal animals

By Madeline Saxton-Beer

It would seem that Tom Ford is a man who values quality over quantity. Seven years after the fashion designer cum auteur's outstanding...

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pop-up globe is back!

By Deborah Raj

  The handiwork of two of our inaugural Denizen Heroes, Tobias Grant and Miles Gregory is back and better than ever. Popping up this summer...

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the 10 most beautiful bucket list museums

By Madeline Saxton-Beer

  Museums are essentially modern-day sanctuaries — peaceful destinations awash with culture housed in superbly-designed buildings. And while many of the world's most celebrated...

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rialto channel presents: tickets for tears

By Deborah Raj

  Did you know that new early research has discovered that tears could be used to detect breast cancer? Potentially a life-changing finding, researchers need...

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the strangest cookbooks you need in your life

By Harriet Johnstone

  Since the discovery of the Brad Pitt-inspired ‘Fat Brad’ cookbook, our interest in unusual gastronomy has grown. Indulging our new fascination by hunting down some...

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