Nine new writers show the diversity of their ideas and styles in this great collection of new works. The writers are all from last years MA in creative writing at the International Institute of Modern Letters, VUW
A fun story about a very, very nice witch who sets out to find a perfect furry friend to help her with her witchy work. A new story from the Treasure Chest told purrrrrrrfectly by the fabulous Francesca Emms.
Could Yorkshire puddings with jam become the latest craze ? Not if the Brits have anything to do with it. Also the journalists, political advisors and lobbyists who ended up stuck in a Beehive lift. Audio
The problem with Apu in The Simpsons – whichcomedian Hari Kondabolu made a documentary about – is not that a caricature of an Indian immigrant voiced by a white actor is offensive, he says. Video, Audio
Stalin, Pol Pot and Donald Trump are the inspiration behind Problems, a high energy, high anxiety Kiwi comedy. Written by Joe Musaphia and directed by Gavin Rutherford Problems opens this week at… Audio
A world premiere, a national tour of another show, and shooting starting on a film version of acclaimed play Krishnan's Dairy - it's a massive year for one of the country's most successful theatre… Audio, Gallery
A lighter look at this past week -a new style of jean that has almost all of the denim removed is being mocked online after going on sale in a Los Angeles fashion outlet; a Melbourne library is shut… Audio