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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 Chief Historian appointed

2011 Apr 19

Neill Atkinson has been appointed as Chief Historian at Mānatu Taonga - the Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Well known for his work on transport, political and labour history, as well as on1sea…

Ministers welcome Canterbury TV’s return to air

2011 Apr 18

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee and Broadcasting Minister Jonathan Coleman paid tribute to Canterbury Television (CTV) which restarts broadcasting today, less than two months after the1F…

Coleman appoints new Radio New Zealand chair

2011 Apr 14

Broadcasting Minister Jonathan Coleman today announced the appointment of Richard Griffin as chair of the Radio New Zealand (RNZ) board. Mr Griffin, a director of a Wellington public affairs1compa…

New Zealand’s war effort showcased in Country Lads

2011 Apr 13

A film of poignant significance to ANZAC Day, made in 1941 by the National Film Unit, has been remastered and released online by Archives New Zealand.  Country Lads, the first film made by the Nat…

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…

Pint-sized composer to make NZSO history

2011 Apr 01

He’s a pint-sized boy in school uniform who lives in suburban Christchurch with his Mum Julie and Dad, Bill. But next week, eight-year-old Bob Gaudin makes music history in New Zealand. He’s1a…

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