Latest research shows New Zealanders more positive than ever about vital role the arts play in our lives, despite COVID-1914 Jun 2021
Creative New Zealand’s latest triennial research into New Zealanders’ attitudes towards and engagement with the arts show the arts are making a powerful contribution to our wellbeing and are helping us get through COVID-19.
“No-one was going to force me to unlearn beautiful cultural images that I had learned as a child.”2 Aug 2021
In recognition of Cook Islands Language Week, we spoke to Professor Jon Tikivanotau Michael Jonassen, a Cook Islands master heritage artist, about his life long commitment to culture.
Creativity as a driver for wellbeing30 Jul 2021
Caren Rangi, Chair of the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa took part in the cultural wellbeing plenary at the Local Government New Zealand conference. She shares some thoughts on creativity as a driver for wellbeing, and how councils can work with local arts communities.