Photo: Cameron McLaren
Man of Letters
The stunning global success of typeface designer Kris Sowersby of Klim Foundry.
By Ashleigh Young
What’s Chasing Marlon?
Marlon Williams last album left him feeling overexposed, like a facsimile of the person he used
to be. With his new album, Plastic Bouquet, he finds comfort in the familiar structure of folk
Back to the Burt
This summer, motorcyclists will again flock to the far south for the Burt Munro Challenge. Meet
some of its most devoted regulars.
By Mike White
Make Yourself At Home
The imperfect art of elevating domestic travel.
By Anna Rawhiti-Connell
Points of Connection
An exhibition of contemporary Māori art is the largest show in Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki’s history. But it’s just one of many exhibitions by Māori artists happening around the country.
By Bridget Reweti
Paul Little reviews a collection of the letters of Denis Glover; a history of the Polynesian Panthers; Catherine Chidgey’s rich Holocaust novel, Remote Sympathy; an anthology of art created during lockdown, and more.
Plus: Paul talks to Howie Morrison about his candid biography of his father, Howard.
By Tobias Buck
Go Big And Print Bravely
The tiny mother-and-son publishing house responsible for two back-to-back literary sensations: Auē by Becky Manawatu and Victory Park by Rachel Kerr.
By Maggie Tweedie
New Zealand’s Forgotten Love Affair With Nude Tramping
During the Great Depression, Kiwis were trapped at home and embarked upon more domestic adventures. The result was a golden age of travel writing.
By Scott Hamilton
The National Gallery
Featuring work by a New Zealand amateur artist every month. January’s artist is Carina Sim-Smith, with her work entitled Blush, 2020
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