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Videos and resources from Nui te Kōrero 201820 Jun 2018
More than 150 delegates from throughout New Zealand attended Nui te Kōrero in Wellington recently to learn about the latest research into New Zealanders and the arts. A highlight of the programme was an address by the Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage the Rt. Hon. Jacinda Ardern...
Creative New Zealand mourns the passing of Milan Mrkusich18 Jun 2018
Creative New Zealand mourns the passing of renowned New Zealand abstract artist Milan Mrkusich.
Fulbright-Creative New Zealand Pacific Writer’s Residency18 Jun 2018
Jessica Hansell a.k.a Coco Solid named 2018 recipient of the Fulbright-Creative New Zealand Pacific Writer’s Residency
‘Arts prescriptions’ could improve mental health, says Creative New Zealand13 Jun 2018
Creative New Zealand is advocating for improved access to creative spaces to support better health outcomes in its submission to the Government’s Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction.
The best of New Zealand’s book designs come under tight scrutiny but the shortlist has been announced11 Jun 2018
It appears it’s not just the cover a book is judged on as the judges announce the finalists in the 2018 PANZ Book Design Awards. The weight of stock, the binding and the smell of the entries all came under close scrutiny from the judging panel.
$10,000 Opportunity for Writers8 Jun 2018
Opportunity for Writers Applications open for NZSA Peter Dianne Beatson Fellowship 2018
2018 Children’s book awards finalists will transport, inform & delight young kiwi readers6 Jun 2018
A bumper crop of excellent books for young New Zealand readers have today been announced as the 33 finalists in the 2018 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults.
Raglan artist’s exhibition opens in UN building in New York6 Jun 2018
An exhibition of paintings by Raglan artist Yaniv Janson, called Please Do Touch, features in the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 4 to 14 June, coinciding with the annual UN meeting of the Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Audience Atlas New Zealand sets out the market for culture6 Jun 2018
Creative New Zealand has published the latest Audience Atlas New Zealand research to provide indepth information on this country’s market for arts and culture.
DOC and Creative New Zealand to continue Wild Creations partnership5 Jun 2018
More New Zealand artists will be inspired by New Zealand’s natural environment and cultural heritage with the continuation of a successful Creative New Zealand partnership with the Department of Conservation.
Nominations open for Arts Pasifika Awards 20181 Jun 2018
Nominations are open for the Arts Pasifika Awards, which celebrate and recognise excellence in Pacific Arts across a range of contemporary and traditional Pacific artforms.
Community project with Taranaki Youth Orchestra chosen as the 2018 SOUNZ Community Commission1 Jun 2018
The winning project for this year’s SOUNZ Community Commission will see composer David Hamilton create a new work to be performed by the Taranaki Youth Orchestra and Taranaki Junior Jay Band, along with the region’s musical community of school choirs and instrumentalists.