News and blog posts
Put your best foot forward early for Creative New Zealand funding opportunities22 Mar 2019
Make a quality application well ahead of the Friday 29 March deadline, is Creative New Zealand’s advice to artists and organisations seeking support through current funding opportunities.
He waka eke noa – we are all in this together20 Mar 2019
Kia ora tātou katoa As – Salaam – Alaikum The hate, gun violence and crimes directed against the faithful at the Masjid al Noor and Linwood Islamic Centre in Christchurch have left us bewildered, feeling vulnerable, struck to the core. We have had to accept that an act of terrorism has been...
The Prime Minister, Jeff Tweedy, Sir Antony Beevor among Stellar 2019 Auckland Writers Festival Line-up14 Mar 2019
The 20th Auckland Writers Festival programme launches today, revealing a line-up of more than 200 events featuring over 230 globally acclaimed public intellectuals and much-loved literary stars offering conversation, laughter, ideas and inspiration for audiences of all ages from 13 to 19 May.
Policy recognition needed for proven link between participation in the arts and enhanced well-being.13 Mar 2019
Aotearoa’s so-called ‘quiet’ crisis – the ongoing increase in mental health issues – has seen the benefit of many public, emphatic and diligent voices demanding change in recent years.
Changes to Creative New Zealand’s grants programme8 Mar 2019
We are signalling a change to Creative New Zealand’s grants programme, and how this may affect anyone considering applying for funding after the current Arts Grants round closes on 29 March 2019.
Opportunity to provide feedback on Creative New Zealand’s draft strategic direction7 Mar 2019
We are inviting public comment and feedback on our strategic direction.
Crip the Lit launches “little book with big ideas”7 Mar 2019
A new book, Here we are, read us: Women, disability and writing, creatively explores the sometimes complicated and often neglected relationship between writing and disability.
Dunedin School of Art Residency7 Mar 2019
Tautai, in partnership with the Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin School of Art, are proud to announce that Jasmine Togo-Brisby is the successful artist for the 2019 Dunedin School of Art - Artist in Residence.
Sector driving contemporary jewellers’ global reach7 Mar 2019
Continuing our investment in the contemporary jewellery sector, Creative New Zealand will this year support New Zealand’s presence across three sections of one of the world’s largest and most influential trade fairs. Alongside this, we will continue our partnership with Objectspace to coordinate...
2019 Ockham Finalists Explore the Truth and Issues of Our Times6 Mar 2019
Four of our best-known novelists – whose novels, appropriately for our times, explore what it means to tell the truth – are in the running for the country’s richest fiction writing prize with today’s Ockham New Zealand Book Awards finalist announcement.
Creative New Zealand to make submissions on three major government work streams6 Mar 2019
Creative New Zealand’s advocacy work continues this year, with upcoming submissions on three major government work streams. We’re also encouraging others to endorse our submissions or make their own on matters important to them.
Call for nominations to Arts Access Creative New Zealand Arts For All Award 20196 Mar 2019
Arts Access Aotearoa is calling for nominations to the Arts Access Creative New Zealand Arts For All Award 2019. This award recognises a professional performing arts company, literary organisation, festival, venue, producer or gallery that best demonstrates its commitment to building new...