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Revival of ‘Haka Theatre’ During Rugby World Cup 2011 Celebrations

2011 Sep 29

A new evolution of powerful Māori performance, first developed 100 years ago, has its world premiere as part of the REAL New Zealand Festival during Rugby World Cup 2011. It’s called Haka Theatre…

Earthquake Appeal Trust supports new arts infrastructure

2011 Sep 29

The Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Trust has today announced funding of $2.5 million towards the Court Theatre's fundraising campaign to build a new theatre in Addington. "Most performing arts1ven…

Latest news from Central City Plan for 28 September 2011

2011 Sep 28

Thanks for your comments - over 5000 received! Thanks to everyone who took the time to comment on the draft Central City Plan. When comments closed at 5pm on Friday 16 September we had received ab…

RNZB announces million dollar partnership with TelstraClear

2011 Sep 28

TelstraClear has signed on to become Royal New Zealand Ballet’s new National Sponsor. The three and a half year partnership, valued at over one million dollars, will start on 1 July 2012. TelstraC…

New Zealand Supports the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation

2011 Sep 23

The New Zealand Government through the Ministry for Culture and Heritage has announced it will donate €50,000 to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation. Ensuring the conservation of the remnants of1…

Immigration changes support screen and entertainment industries

2011 Sep 22

Changes announced today to visa processes for screen, entertainment and music industry workers will support the sector’s growth, says Immigration Minister Jonathan Coleman. The changes provide a…

16 new short films get the green light!

2011 Sep 22

The NZ Film Commission is pleased to announce that it has offered eight grants of $10,000 and eight grants of $30,000 to NZ film makers for the filming of 16 low budget short films thorough its FRES…

Appointment of Chief Executive, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

2011 Sep 19

Donald Best, Chairman of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, today announced the appointment of Christopher Blake to the position of Chief Executive of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. Mr Blake…

Kiwi flyer races out of Nelson

2011 Sep 16

Following four weeks of shooting on location in Nelson, KIWI FLYER has wrapped, with many of the cast and crew making a sad departure. Scene of a trolley derby in Nelson. “Filming in Nelson…

Film Co-production Agreement signed with South Africa

2011 Sep 15

A film co-production agreement between New Zealand and South Africa will benefit the creative industries in both countries, Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Christopher Finlayson said1today. …

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