News and blog posts
Objectspace to join forces with Norwegian Crafts in an international partnership over two years15 Jan 2020
A new collaborative initiative between Norwegian Crafts and Objectspace will begin in January 2020
We've opened a number of funding opportunities before the holiday break18 Dec 2019
As signalled, we’ve opened a number of funding opportunities this week. It’ll be 2020 before we know it! This item highlights these newly-opened funds and provides other key funding updates, so you have the information you need ahead of the Christmas and New Year break.
Creative New Zealand partnership to support first Pacific Curator Residency in Australia17 Dec 2019
The first ever Pacific Curator Residency is set to take place in Brisbane in partnership with the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) and Tautai Contemporary Pacific Arts Trust.
We’ve made improvements to our funding guidelines17 Dec 2019
We’ve streamlined our funding guidelines to make it easier to find the information you need to make a strong application.
Māori and/or Pacific led arts organisations: expressions of interest for Te Puāwaitanga open February 202017 Dec 2019
From 3 February 2020 we’ll be seeking expressions of interest from eligible Māori and/or Pacific led arts organisations with an emphasis on access and distribution to take part in Te Puāwaitanga.
Please Do Touch exhibition to open in Hamilton17 Dec 2019
An exhibition by Raglan artist Yaniv Janson, previously displayed in Paris and New York, will feature for the first time in New Zealand at ArtsPost, the gallery of the Waikato Museum in Hamilton.
Todd New Writer's Bursary recipient responds to need for diverse perspectives17 Dec 2019
Sylvan Thomson has been awarded the 2020 Todd New Writer’s Bursary towards the completion of his first full-length work of fiction currently titled 'The Orchard'.
Moana Nui a Kiva Fund a new opportunity for collaborative arts projects between Aotearoa and Oceania16 Dec 2019
A new fund opened today will support Pasifika artists based in Aotearoa to collaborate with communities in Oceania* to research, develop and present their art.
Judges announced for 2020 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults16 Dec 2019
As entries continue to stream in for the 2020 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults, an expert panel of judges that includes writers, editors, booksellers and librarians has been announced, and is preparing for a summer full of reading that will put their vibrant and varied skills...
Creative New Zealand board appointments13 Dec 2019
Janine Morrell-Gunn, Riria Hotere-Barnes and John Ong have been appointed to the board of Creative New Zealand (the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa) and Roger King has been appointed for a further term, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Arts, Culture and Heritage confirmed today.
Update on the Capability Building review and next steps12 Dec 2019
We’d like to update you on the recommendations of our recent Capability Building review and changes to the programme from 2021.