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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…

Screen industry survey 2009/2010

2011 Mar 30

The value of the New Zealand screen industry held steady for the year ending March 2010, at just under $3 billion, Statistics New Zealand said today. It was a year of continuing trends – the post-…

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…

HD TV extension in time for RWC 2011

2011 Mar 27

Broadcasting Minister Jonathan Coleman today announced free-to-air high definition digital television, also known as Freeview|HD, will be available by UHF aerial to an extra 160,000 homes in time fo…

NZSO Christchurch concert now a double bill with CSO

2011 Mar 24

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra will now join forces for a free community concert in the city next month, performing a double-bill programme. The NZSO1ea…

Congratulations to What Now on 30 years

2011 Mar 24

Iconic children's series What Now returns live to our screens this Sunday 27 March, beginning what will be its thirtieth year of production - a New Zealand record for a children's programme. Yet1t…

New chair for National Pacific Radio Trust board

2011 Mar 22

Broadcasting Minister Jonathan Coleman today announced the appointment of Uluomatootua Saulaulu Aiono as chair of the National Pacific Radio Trust (NPRT) board. Mr Aiono, an Auckland businessman,1…

A leafy life at the Sargeson Centre

2011 Mar 21

Sue Orr’s second book has recently been welcomed into the world. From Under the Overcoat is a collection of short (although some are quite long) stories that salute masterpieces from the past1whil…

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