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Request for Proposals for Toi Uru Kahikatea programme (for 2023 – 2025)4 Apr 2022
Creative New Zealand is inviting proposals to one of our multi-year investment programmes, Toi Uru Kahikatea, for 2023 – 2025 funding.
Ngā Taonga Toi ā Te Waka Toi 2021 - pivot to online event4 Apr 2022
He toi whakairo, he mana tangata. E te tī, e te tā nau mai ki ngā Taonga Toi a te Waka Toi.
Arts Grants Round 4 summary1 Apr 2022
Our recent Arts Grants Round 4 funding attracted considerable interest, with many high-calibre applications received requesting more than three times the available budget.
He maimai aroha ki a Dr Moana Jackson31 Mar 2022
Tui noa, tui noa, ngā maunga whakahī. Te riu o te whenua, ki a koutou rā, ka ngaro ki te ao. Ngā manu whititua, i inuhia mai i roto ō ngā iwi. Ngā poutokomanawa o ngā whare maire o o tātou matua tipuna, Ngā whare kura, ngā marae kura, i pūāwai te ataahua ki Rangi, i inuhia atu koutou...
Deaf students partner with theatre company to tell their stories24 Mar 2022
Tim Bray Theatre Company in Auckland is collaborating with Ko Taku Reo Deaf Education so that students can create their own performance inspired from within Deaf culture.
Our thoughts are with Ukraine23 Mar 2022
What’s happening in Ukraine is disturbing and upsetting on many levels. The Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa sends our thoughts and aroha (love) to the people and residents of Ukraine, as well as those with loved ones, friends and whānau (family) in Ukraine during this incredibly...
Registrations of Interest open: We want to hear from potential digital service providers22 Mar 2022
Do you or someone you know have the skills and experience to help transform the digital capacity of Aotearoa New Zealand’s arts and cultural sector?
Pasifika artists to explore ‘next level’ digital art18 Mar 2022
Ten Pasifika artists will explore and evaluate the world of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs*) and develop their digital practice, in a pilot programme supported through Creative New Zealand’s Pacific Arts Strategy.
Writing Pasifika artists into today’s ‘history books’17 Mar 2022
You’ll increasingly find biographies of notable Pasifika artists on Wikipedia, due in part to the work of three Pasifika artists training as editors, with support through Creative New Zealand’s Pacific Arts Strategy.
He maimai aroha ki a Marina Sciascia15 Mar 2022
Tiwha tiwha te pō, Tiwha tiwha te ao. He whare i mahue kau e. He whare i mahue kau e. Ka whatinga ake te kura o te marama. Ka pahuka mai te moana i ngā tai e ngunguru nei. Tēnei ko te toka kia tātou, kua hinga rātou kua hinga. Kua takoto i te ringa kaha o Aitua. Haere rā e te morehu Kuia e...
All in for Arts: He waka toi e eke noa nei tātou – the digital tour7 Mar 2022
Four free online events. Four weeks. Four regions. 28 remarkable speakers.