takahē 105

Editorial

Essay
To My Son: Nkhaya Paulsen-More

Art
Dreampunk: The Art of Maryrose Crook

Comic
Allium: Helena Pantsis

Fiction
The Peach Tree: Maria Samuela
Nature Walk (ASMR, Meditation, Sleep-aid): Matthew Harris
Wild Milk: Alex Skousen
The Girl Who Always Said Yes: Feby Idrus
Taken Time: Kim Jackways

Matariki Short Short Story Celebration
Matariki Girl: Aine Whelan-Kopa
The Resurrection of Jo-fish: Frankie McMillan
Tonight’s Scheduled Programming: Lisa Onland
Hardy: Emma Neale
Stick and Poke: Leanne Radojkovich
This Time: Leanne Jepson
Titiro: Michelle Levy

Poetry
Four Poems: Ash Davida Jane
Blackbird: Iona Winter
Two Poems: Tim Upperton
Self Medicated: Melina Szymanik
#524 Instead I wait, I wait for the rain: Ashlee-Ann Sneller
Black Cherry Soap: Viv Smith
Book Cull: Kathryn Reeves
Golden Age: Anuja Mitra
For Roberto Calasso: Robert McLean
yellow: Hannah Marshall
Two Poems: Claire Lacey
Two Poems: Amanda Joshua
Two Poems: Tim Jones
mr palmer says: Miriama Gemmell
Last day with the grandkids: Michael Fitzsimons

Otago Eight Bells: David Eggleton
Spider Night: Molly Crighton
Fungal Jazz: Aaron Craig

Reviews


Published by The Takahē Collective Trust.
Chair/layout/website: Chelsea Houghton; Secretary/Competitions/Distribution: Kaye Gilhooley; Treasurer: Yohana Stella; Associate: Anna Scaife;
Art/Comics Editor: Andrew Paul Wood; Fiction/Comics Editor: Zoë Meager; Poetry Editor: Erik Kennedy; Essays Editor: Alie Benge; Reviews Editor: Sile Mannion; Graphics: Maurice Lye; Publicity: Cerid J, Eloise Pengelly; Copy Editor: Anna Scaife; Distribution: Janine Spiers; Fiction Readers: Kathryn van Beek, Karen Clarke, Taylor Cunningham, Ben Herriot, Louise Lameko, Norman Penaia, Eloise Pengelly, Anna Scaife, Ruby Solomon, Erica Stretton, Rebecca Styles, Latika Vasil.

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