News and blog posts
SOUNZtender hits right note for music lovers12 May 2009
Music lovers can now tender for their own unique work created by one of fiveNew Zealand composers.
Thrill me every day4 May 2009
Celia Dunlop collection of New Zealand 250 works by 121 artists at The New Dowse
Travel into an often eerie, sometimes comic, yet strangely familiar world4 May 2009
Flying Solo is an exhibition drawn from private collections within the Wellington region, featuring 18 large-scale John Walsh paintings alongside a number of his smaller works.
Jazz musician appointed Composer-in-Residence4 May 2009
A Scottish-born composer and musician who has worked with some of the world's best contemporary jazz musicians has been named as the Creative New Zealand/Jack C Richards Composer-in-Residence at the New Zealand School of Music for 2009-10.
SIPF funded film in Cannes Film Festival1 May 2009
'Lars og Peter', a short film funded under the old Screen Innovation Production Fund, has been accepted into the 62nd Cannes International Film Festival.
Photo Competition: Pacific Island Heritage in Focus1 May 2009
Amateur photographers are invited to submit up to three photos in the Pacific Island Heritage in Focus international photo contest. Entries will be formally displayed and shots that best represent the theme will be published in a Pacific Island Heritage 2010 Calendar. The contest is part of the...
Wide spectrum of new New Zealand music showcased29 Apr 2009
From an electric bass concerto to an Indonesian vocalist, the 16th session of NZSO-SOUNZ Readings features an amazingly wide spectrum of New Zealand music.
VENICE BIENNALE WORKS TO COME HOME TO NEW ZEALAND27 Apr 2009
NZ entries in the 2009 Venice Biennale are coming back to New Zealand next year to be exhibited at Te Papa.
BRYN TERFEL New Zealand tour confirmed20 Apr 2009
BRYN TERFEL, one of the greatest singers in the world today, has confirmed a four concert tour of New Zealand in June, his only destination in the Southern Hemisphere.
Calling for nominations for Prime Minister's Awards for Literary Achievement17 Apr 2009
Readers, writers, groups and organisations are invited to nominate outstanding New Zealand writers in the three genres of poetry, fiction and non-fiction for the Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement 2009.