5 May 2015
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Nominations can be made by members of the public, and artists can also nominate themselves in the relevant category.
The annual awards were established in 1996 and offer the public a chance to acknowledge artists who best characterise the richness and diversity of high-quality Pacific art in this country. Artists can be emerging or established, and practice either heritage or contemporary artforms.
The categories for the Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards 2015 are:
The closing date for nominations is 5pm Friday 26 June 2015. Nomination guidelines and forms can be downloaded directly from the Creative New Zealand website.
Past recipients of the Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards include: Lemi Ponifasio, Parris Goebel, Victor Rodger, Ema Tavola, Sinakiteu Women Development Group, Justin Haiu, Isabella Moore and Pene Pati.
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Senior Communications Adviser, Creative New Zealand
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For information about nominations and the awards, please contact:
Senior Adviser, Pacific Arts
Creative New Zealand
T +64 4 473 0880