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By Faizal Kamsan Reading time: 7 minutes After Hours is an insight into the people of the hospitality industry. It’s putting a face and name to the creators of the food that you're Instagramming, the drinks you're sipping, and to those who waited at your table. On a...

By Hayley White Reading time: 10 minutes I think it was around a year ago when I first stumbled across the term decolonising. It confused me a little bit because the concept of trying to decolonise from white, Western culture does not seem possible – but that...

By Philippa Hadlow Reading time: 16 minutes Te Papa’s Surrealist Art | He Toi Pohewa exhibition, reviewed. In 2016, 'surreal' was awarded Word of the Year by Merriam Webster Dictionary, based on the search engines of its online users. The provocateur, in this case, was the American presidential election, and...

By Philippa Hadlow Reading time: 14 minutes I’ve never been a fan of Halloween. I’ve watched the kids get out and about, though; dressed to the nines and gorging on treats with nary a trick to be seen. I’ve accompanied them to the local haunted house and...