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Creative New Zealand announces its COVID-19-driven investment plan for the next 12 months

2020 Jul 03

Creative New Zealand will devote the additional $25 million in new money announced by the Government in May, to a 12-month programme of investment through to June 2021. The programme, with some fund…

Carillon Tower detailed seismic assessment released

2020 Jul 02

Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage has today released online the final detailed seismic assessment on the Carillon Tower at the National War Memorial in Wellington.  The final report1…

Screen Sector recovery package protects jobs, boosts investment

2020 Jul 01

Thousands of Kiwi jobs and investment in New Zealand productions will be protected through a screen sector support package announced today by Associate Minister for Arts Culture and Heritage1Carme…

70th Commemoration for Korean War marked on 1 July

2020 Jun 29

The national commemoration marking the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War is being held at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park on Wednesday 1 July, Bernadette Cavanagh Tumu Whakarae Chie…

NZSO to play and livestream two special concerts in July

2020 Jun 29

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra is to stage two special Beethoven and Bach concerts in Wellington this month and livestream each performance. Pastoral on 8 July will showcase two of1Beethoven…

NZ wins bid to co-host 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup

2020 Jun 26

Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson and Economic Development Minister Phil Twyford are welcoming the success of the trans-Tasman AsOne bid in securing co-hosting of the 2023 FIFA Women’s…

International recognition for Audio Described Aotearoa

2020 Jun 24

Auckland company Audio Described Aotearoa has received international recognition for its efforts in providing audio description for blind and low vision arts patrons, particularly during New1Zealand…

Leigh Pearson reappointed to Broadcasting Standards Authority

2020 Jun 24

Wellingtonian Leigh Pearson has been reappointed to the Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) for a one-year fixed term, Te Mana Whanonga Kaipāho, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage1…

NZSO’s sold out concert in Wellington on Friday is a world first

2020 Jun 24

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra on Friday will be the first full-sized orchestra in the world to perform to a live audience in a concert hall since the COVID-19 pandemic. The 26 June concert Ng…

Turning up the volume of Pasifika music in Aotearoa

2020 Jun 12

24 Pasifika music artists have won funding to record new music, including tracks in Pacific languages, thanks to a record investment from NZ On Air.  NZ On Air has just had its second ever New Music…

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