4 Apr 2017
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Celebrating the excellence and innovation of Pacific arts in New Zealand, the 2017 Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards are now calling for nominations.
The awards celebrate artists who best characterise the richness and diversity of high-quality Pacific art. Nominations can be made by members of the public, and artists can also nominate themselves.
Established in 1996, there are six categories for the awards in 2017:
Make a nomination by email. Closing date for nominations is 5pm Friday 26 May, 2017.
Past recipients of the Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards include: David Fane, Oscar Kightley, Neil Ieremia, Lisa Taouma, Lemi Ponifasio, Lonnie Hutchinson, Parris Goebel, Victor Rodger, Ema Tavola, Sinakiteu Women Development Group, Justin Haiu, Isabella Moore and Pene Pati.
For media enquiries, please contact:
Senior Communications and Advocacy Adviser, Creative New Zealand
T +64 4 04 498 0725| M +64 27 838 8868
For information about nominations and the awards, please contact:
Senior Adviser, Pacific Arts
Creative New Zealand
T +64 4 473 0880