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A living legend is given a lasting legacy

2011 May 04

Russell Kerr, the 81 year old living legend of New Zealand dance, returns to the Royal New Zealand Ballet to produce Petrouchka for the company’s triple bill season, Stravinsky Selection. Descri…

Arts Minister welcomes New Zealand Music Month

2011 May 01

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Christopher Finlayson today welcomed the beginning of the 11th New Zealand Music Month, saying it was a great way to sample from the full range of local music off…

ANZ Announced as Principal Sponsor of Oceania

2011 Apr 29

City Gallery Wellington and Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa are delighted to announce ANZ as the Principal Sponsor of Oceania (6 August–6 November 2011), a collaborative exhibition which w…

Sistema Aotearoa youth orchestra initiative launched

2011 Apr 19

A new Government initiative will give young people the chance to participate in orchestral music, Arts Culture and Heritage Minister Christopher Finlayson said today. Mr Finlayson today launched1S…

Arts companies move to CPIT

2011 Apr 19

Homeless arts organisations have found refuge at CPIT’s Faculty of Creative Industries in a collaborative project with Creative New Zealand (CNZ) that has established a vibrant new creative hub on…

New office space found for leading Christchurch arts organisations

2011 Apr 12

Christchurch arts organisations left homeless after the February earthquake are being provided with office space through a partnership between Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology1(CPI…

The Six Dollar Fifty Man

2011 Apr 11

Mark Albiston and Louis Sutherland’s short film ‘The Six Dollar Fifty Man’ continues to win international film festival awards, adding the recent Heart of Gold International Film Festival Best…

Christchurch earthquake recovery: A role for the arts?

2011 Apr 08

Christchurch earthquake recovery: A role for the arts? Implications and opportunities Strategic Forum held 8 April 2011 at the St James Hospitality Suite, Wellington Hosted by Arts Wellington (i…

Minister announces waka plan for RWC

2011 Apr 06

A high-impact Māori cultural promotion of New Zealand is being planned for Auckland’s waterfront during the Rugby World Cup. The programme will be hosted in a waka-shaped pavilion close to1Q…

Calling for nominations for the 2011 Prime Minister's Awards for Literary Achievement

2011 Mar 28

New Zealanders are being asked to nominate outstanding New Zealand writers for this year’s Prime Minister's Awards for Literary Achievement in the following1areas: poetry fiction non-fict…

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