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Upper Hutt shines spotlight on prisoners’ art

2017 Sep 19

An exhibition in Upper Hutt’s Expressions Whirinaki arts centre, opening on 29 September and on throughout October, is a chance for the public to purchase artwork by prisoners and support their1jour…

Gisborne iwi Rongowhakaata’s exhibition at Te Papa

2017 Sep 18

The major new exhibition Ko Rongowhakaata: The Story of Light and Shadow, which showcases the dramatic stories, histories, treasured taonga and the exceptional artistry of the Gisborne iwi, will open1…

Art in light boxes on Wellington's Lambton Quay

2017 Sep 15

Now on display outside the David Jones store on Wellington's Lambton Quay is a new light box featuring public art. It is a joint initiative between the Urban Art Agency, Adshel and the Wellington City…

National Commemorative Programme to remember Passchendaele

2017 Sep 14

WW100 will mark the Battle of Passchendaele with a national commemorative programme held in Wellington on Thursday 12 October. The commemorative programme reflects on New Zealand’s involvement in…

$44,000 to help support school teens play sport

2017 Sep 14

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman has awarded a number of grants to enable high school students around the country to play sport. “Participating in sport is a key part of a Kiwi1upbring…

Commemorations acknowledge New Zealand’s contribution in Second World War and South-East Asia

2017 Sep 13

Two significant commemorations, one marking the 75th anniversary of the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) involvement during the Second World War and the other New Zealand’s contribution to1milita…

Ballet in action through words

2017 Sep 13

Our thanks to Áine Kelly-Costello for the following story. “I know who I can take to the Romeo and Juliet ballet!” I exclaimed to myself, while flicking my braille display down the to-do list I1w…

Radio New Zealand board appointment

2017 Sep 13

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced the appointment of experienced Wellington businessman Mike (MOD) O’Donnell to the board of Radio New Zealand. He replaces Sheena1Hender…

Access radio gives voice to Otago communities

2017 Sep 12

Connor McMillan’s thumbs-up says it all. A big music fan, the Taieri College student is learning how to record his radio and podcast series, Connor's Hits, to air on Otago Access Radio OAR FM in1lat…

Dame Jenny Gibbs Named Commissioner for Biennale Arte 2019

2017 Sep 12

Dame Jenny Gibbs DNZM has been appointed Commissioner for New Zealand’s presentation at the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia by the Arts Council. Arts Council Chair1Micha…

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