News and blog posts
Creative New Zealand releases remuneration policy for artists and arts practitioners3 Mar 2022
Creative New Zealand today released its first Remuneration Policy for Artists and Arts Practitioners, following extensive sector consultation, as it works to advance more sustainable creative careers.
Recharting our course for the next four years: Creative New Zealand seeking feedback on proposed focus areas for 2022–20263 Mar 2022
We’re seeking feedback on three proposed strategic focus areas for the next four years, through a discussion document we’ve released today. We’d love to hear from you by 31 March.
Shortlist for the Ockham New Zealand book awards announced2 Mar 2022
Dazzling and diverse writing that reveals and reflects our changing world is the hallmark of the sixteen finalist books in the 2022 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards, announced today.
New digital capability initiative - register your interest from 14 March2 Mar 2022
The arts and cultural sector of Aotearoa New Zealand remains heavily reliant on opportunities for live performance. The impact that such reliance has on the sector’s resilience and prosperity has been painfully evident over the past 2 years as we navigate through COVID-19. At the same time, the...
New fund to help individual practitioners build business skills1 Mar 2022
Individual artists and arts practitioners will be able to apply for funding to help build business skills that will make their creative careers more sustainable, through a new fund being offered by Creative New Zealand from 28 March.
New Arts Practice Director Community & Youth28 Feb 2022
We’re thrilled to announce Sela Faletolu-Fasi as the new Arts Practice Director, Community Youth.
Recognising global networks and relationships21 Feb 2022
Through our Global Networks Presentation Fund, we’ve supported Rosanna Raymond, working in collaboration with artists in the UK, to adapt and present an iteration of ‘SaVAge K’lub’ at the Birmingham 2022 cultural festival.
Government announces COVID-19 Omicron Relief Funding2 Feb 2022
Today, Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Carmel Sepuloni announced that the Government is delivering a $121 million funding boost to support the cultural sector through this latest phase of the pandemic.
Creating a place for Moana Pacific poetry1 Feb 2022
Pasifika artist Faith Wilson is on a mission, and being selected for a new Creative New Zealand and Penguin Random House New Zealand internship, under the funding agency’s Pacific Arts Strategy initiative, will help her achieve it.
Tahi Festival commissions writer for brand new solo work1 Feb 2022
Wellington writer, spoken-word poet and playwright Helen Vivienne Fletcher has received a commission to write a play from the TAHI Festival, an annual festival of solo performance in Wellington.
Three online opportunities to learn about New Zealand audiences1 Feb 2022
If you want ideas to increase audience engagement or help with audience strategies and programming, we’re hosting three online QA sessions during March.
Supporting young Pasifika to lead orchestral music education31 Jan 2022
Young Pasifika with huge potential are being supported to become leaders in orchestral music education, through a pilot programme offered by Sistema Aotearoa in partnership with Creative New Zealand, through its Pacific Arts Strategy.