News and blog posts
Applications open for Emerging Pasifika Writer's Residency 202014 Aug 2019
Victoria University of Wellington announces second Emerging Pasifika Writer's Residency for 2020.
Help us shape the direction for supporting sustainable careers in the arts12 Aug 2019
We’re inviting public comment and feedback on our response to A Profile of Creative Professionals, the research seeking to better understand career sustainability in the arts and creative industries.
Creative New Zealand increases arts sector investment by $27 million and confirms 80 arts organisations for its investment programmes8 Aug 2019
Eighty New Zealand arts organisations are confirmed in Creative New Zealand’s Investment programmes over the next two to six years, following Arts Council approval in July this year.
Daffodils investment reaps rewards7 Aug 2019
With a formidable line-up of New Zealand artists entertaining and amazing the crowds in Edinburgh this August, we’ve been reflecting on the progress and success of some previous attendees.
Congrats to the winners of the 2019 NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults7 Aug 2019
Congratulations to all the winners of the 2019 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults!
New-look Australia Performing Arts Market signs partnership with Creative New Zealand7 Aug 2019
Creative New Zealand is delighted to announce its partnership with the new-look Australia Performing Arts Market (APAM).
Entries now open for 2020 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards6 Aug 2019
The New Zealand Book Awards Trust is now inviting submissions for the 2020 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards. These prestigious awards promote excellence in, and provide recognition for, the best books for adult readers published annually in New Zealand. Titles with release dates between 1 January...
Creative New Zealand Pacific Arts Strategy 2018–2023 update: Celebrating the first year of delivery6 Aug 2019
Ia manuia le fai o le faiva!
In memory of Raymond Boyce2 Aug 2019
Creative New Zealand is saddened by the news of the passing of Raymond Boyce, one of New Zealand’s most significant designers for theatre and performing arts, as well as a puppeteer and puppet designer.
Māori-Hawaiian Arts Residency Recipients Announced1 Aug 2019
Two artists have been selected to explore the rich archives of Bishop Museum Library Archives (Hawaiʻi), in a pilot Wānanga | Wānana Residency offered by Bishop Museum in partnership with Creative New Zealand.
Dr Mere Whaanga first Māori writer to receive prestigious Creative New Zealand Michael King Fellowship31 Jul 2019
Dr Mere Whaanga (Ngāti Rongomaiwahine, Ngāti Kahungunu and Ngāti Pahauwera) is the first Māori writer to be awarded the prestigious Creative New Zealand Michael King Writer’s Fellowship. Dr Whaanga was awarded $100,000 to complete a book that takes a holistic approach to applying rongoā...