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Funding for Blenheim’s ASB Theatre

2017 Jul 20

The ASB Theatre Complex in Blenheim will receive additional Government funding of $900,000, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced. “I am pleased to announce the Government1w…

$600k investment in international choral festival

2017 Jul 20

The 12th World Symposium on Choral Music will receive investment from the Major Events Development Fund of $600,000 when New Zealand hosts the festival in July 2020. The investment will support the Ne…

Rotorua cultural group on stage in Korea

2017 Jul 19

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry say two cultural exchanges between New Zealand and Korea this year will have cultural and economic benefits for both countries. “Rotorua’s Te Arawa…

Arts practitioners head to the world’s leading festival city

2017 Jul 18

Creative New Zealand and British Council New Zealand are supporting 11 New Zealand arts practitioners to engage in two bespoke development programmes running alongside the Edinburgh Festivals this Aug…

Minister pays tribute to Cliff Whiting

2017 Jul 17

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has paid tribute to the legacy of master carver Cliff Whiting, who has passed away at the age of 81. “Cliff Whiting was an exceptional New Zealander,…

Lottery Grants Board 2017/18 grants announced

2017 Jul 13

New Zealand Communities are set to get a boost in funding to help provide a range of services and conserve some of our most precious taonga thanks to the Lottery Grants Board. Internal Affairs1Ministe…

NZSO embraces virtual reality to create unique musical experience for Kiwis

2017 Jul 13

New Zealanders can now experience all the thrills, excitement and energy of what it’s like to be a musician performing in our national orchestra thanks to cutting-edge 360-degree virtual reality1tec…

New Zealand’s best young musicians to work with two giants of British music

2017 Jul 10

The NZSO National Youth Orchestra will perform with two of the biggest names in British music this week. Sir James MacMillan, one of Britain’s greatest living composers and conductors, will be1joine…

Romeo and Juliet – Royal New Zealand Ballet’s biggest production of the year

2017 Jul 07

Shakespeare’s greatest love story, Romeo and Juliet, will be brought to life next month by the Royal New Zealand Ballet, in the company’s most epic production of 2017. Newly choreographed, this th…

Pablos Art Studios a bridge to social inclusion

2017 Jul 06

Finding a haven in a busy world can be a challenge but for the past 24 years, Pablos Art Studios has offered a creative place in Wellington for people when life seems overwhelming. The recipient of1th…

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