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Rich opportunity for Māori and Pasifika artists at Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture - Hawai’i 2020

2019 Jan 07

Creative New Zealand invites Māori and contemporary Pasifika artists to apply to represent Aotearoa at the 13th Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture in Hawai’i from 10-20 June 2020. Reflecting …

‘Breathtaking’ Terracotta Warriors opens at Te Papa

2018 Dec 19

The ancient terracotta warriors and a group of delegates from China’s ancient cultural capital Xi’an were welcomed by local iwi Ngāti Toa Rangatira and Te Ātiawa, and Te Papa’s iwi in1reside…

Paddy Richardson Selected as 2019 Randell Cottage Writer in Residence

2018 Dec 11

Dunedin-based writer Paddy Richardson is to be the 2019 Creative New Zealand Randell Cottage Writing Fellow. Richardson has published seven novels and two short story collections. Her Randell projec…

Arts continue to deliver value for New Zealanders

2018 Dec 07

More than 2.19 million New Zealanders attended arts activities funded by Creative New Zealand according to its annual report for 2017/18. Creative New Zealand’s Annual report 2017/18 detail…

Wild Creations combines art and environment to tell conservation story

2018 Dec 07

Four New Zealand artists are set to be inspired by New Zealand’s natural environment and cultural heritage. Wild Creations is a fusion of conservation and creativity, supporting artists to be1in…

Star Wars: Film Concert Series to feature NZSO performing John Williams’ iconic scores live to film

2018 Dec 05

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will present the Star Wars: Film Concert Series featuring screenings of the complete films A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back with Oscar-winning composer John1…

PM acknowledges Geoff Murphy’s contribution to film and New Zealand culture

2018 Dec 04

Prime Minister and Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Jacinda Ardern has acknowledged the passing of leading New Zealand filmmaker Geoff Murphy, saying he was a trailblazer of the local film1in…

Merata: How Mum Decolonised the Screen to have Sundance premiere

2018 Nov 30

Merata: How Mum Decolonised the Screen will have its international premiere at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. Merata: How Mum Decolonised the Screen will have its international premiere at the…

NZ On Air releases Annual Report for 2017/18

2018 Nov 29

A fundamental change more than a year ago has resulted in much more diverse public media and a 50% increase in the number of funding applications NZ On Air has received in the first year of its1plat…

New Zealand Film Commission releases Annual Report for 2017-18

2018 Nov 29

The New Zealand Film Commission’s Annual Report 2017/18 was tabled in Parliament. Critically acclaimed Waru was directed by eight Māori female filmmakers and released in 2017. Image sourced fr…

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