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Advice on news and media as an essential service during COVID-19 response

2020 Apr 01

Essential News and Media Services during COVID-19 While New Zealand is at Level 4 of the COVID-19 alert system, only business and organisations that are designated as essential can continue to ope…

Security and maintenance of GLAM institutions

2020 Mar 31

Museums, galleries, libraries and archives must not be open to the public during the COVID-19 Alert Level 4 period. Security and maintenance (including cleaning) may continue in these facilities…

Essential media COVID-19 guidelines refined

2020 Mar 31

The Government is refining its COVID-19 essential business guidance to include the distribution of news publications for communities which are hard to reach. The Minister of Broadcasting, Communic…

Te Putanga Toi Arts Access Awards 2020 call for nominations

2020 Mar 26

COVID-19 update : 26 March 2020 Nominations to Te Putanga Toi Arts Access Awards 2020 have been extended until 5pm Monday 20 April. We encourage you to make your nominations but also appreciate th…

Creative New Zealand’s first phase COVID-19 response, $16m

2020 Mar 24

Creative New Zealand can now confirm its Emergency Response Package, announced on Friday in response to COVID-19, will include a first phase $16 million investment to buffer and support the arts com…

Creative New Zealand establishes multi-million dollar COVID-19 response

2020 Mar 20

Creative New Zealand’s governing body, the Arts Council, has empowered the national arts development agency to establish a multi-million-dollar Emergency Response Package to support artists, arts1…

No National Anzac Day Services and Pacific Islands Memorial Unveiling Postponed

2020 Mar 19

National Anzac Day Services at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park and Atatürk Memorial will not be going ahead this year due to the mass gathering restrictions in place in response to COVID-19. The…

NZSO suspends concerts due to COVID-19 restrictions

2020 Mar 16

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra has suspended all concert and associated activity until May. This follows the Government’s directive today banning public events or mass gatherings of more1tha…

New Zealand Flag half-masting directive - First anniversary of the March 15 Christchurch mosque attacks

2020 Mar 13

First anniversary of the March 15 Christchurch mosque attacks. Immediate effect and weekend of 14 – 15 March 2020. At the request of the Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Jacinda Ardern, the …

Audio described play in te reo Māori for blind children

2020 Mar 10

Auckland children who are blind or have low vision will attend a bilingual audio described performance of Ngā Manu Rōreka, a play by Apirana Taylor in te reo Māori and presented by Taki Rua1Prod…

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