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Screen Industry: 2015/16

2017 Apr 12

New Zealand film production revenue doubled in 2016 to more than $1 billion, Stats NZ said today. A bounce-back from a quiet 2015 by Wellington's movie sector was mainly responsible. Overall, the tota…

2017 NZ Composer Sessions Concert

2017 Apr 11

The eight works selected for the 2017 NZ Composer Sessions will be rehearsed and recorded at Wellington’s Michael Fowler Centre over the week beginning 10 April. Each work will be performed by the N…

Te Papa’s Bug Lab a huge summer success

2017 Apr 11

Te Papa’s spectacular science exhibition about the genius of bugs closes after a hugely successful four month season, on Easter Monday, 17 April. Created by Te Papa and Weta Workshop, the high impac…

Repatriation of Military burial remains from Malaysia and Singapore

2017 Apr 10

The Government announced today that it will provide families with the option of repatriating the remains of their loved ones buried in Malaysia and Singapore as a result of a military burial. The1repa…

The Wahine Disaster – Catalyst for Change

2017 Apr 10

The significance of the Wahine disaster for New Zealand goes well beyond the events of the day,” says Lieutenant General (Retired) Rhys Jones, Chair of the Wahine 50 Charitable Trust (set up to help…

Sellebration - 90 years of Kiwi adverts online

2017 Apr 10

Remember Ches and Dale from down on the farm? Spot the Dog? Leggs pantyhose? The Rinso jingle? The Anchor family? Mr Dollar? From brogues to broadband, New Zealand commercials since the 1920s are now …

Upgraded Seed Grants Scheme for Screen Writers

2017 Apr 08

New Zealand Writers Guild (NZWG) and New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) are excited to announce an additional pathway for New Zealand writers under the highly successful NZWG Seed programme for new1cr…

NZ artists at prestigious contemporary exhibition

2017 Apr 07

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has congratulated three New Zealand artists whose work will be exhibited at documenta -  breaking new ground  for New Zealand art at one of the1world…

Support a New Zealand cultural initiative in the Webbys

2017 Apr 07

Rangihoua Heritage Park has been selected as being in the top 5 of all cultural websites in the world and is up for an international Webby Award 2017. Screen shot of Rangihoua Heritage Park Digital T…

Pukeahu National War Memorial Park wins prestigious landscape award

2017 Apr 06

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says Pukeahu National War Memorial Park’s overall win at this year’s New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architecture annual awards is a fitting1acc…

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