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Audio Described Aotearoa to train Māori and Pacific audio describers

2023 Mar 10

Arts Access Aotearoa media release. Audio Described Aotearoa’s dream of increasing the number of Māori and Pacific audio describers has taken a step closer to reality, thanks to a grant from1Ma…

Manatū Taonga welcomes first Senior Pacific Historian

2023 Feb 10

Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage has appointed Rachel Yates (Vaisala, Savaii) as its first Pou Hītori Moananui-a-Kiwa Senior Pacific Historian. “We are thrilled to welcome1Rache…

Government support for cultural sector, creatives and festivals

2023 Feb 07

Two new initiatives have been approved by Cabinet to help ensure the cultural sector has the certainty and support to thrive, announced Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage today. $10 …

Long-term Insights Briefing highlights opportunities for future of Aotearoa’s arts, culture and heritage

2023 Jan 26

Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage has published its inaugural Long-term Insights Briefing for the cultural sector. The Briefing explores five key areas that will influence the1vibranc…

Cultural Sector Regeneration Fund second round of recipients announced

2022 Dec 20

Twenty-two cultural sector initiatives have been named today as the latest recipients of the Cultural Sector Regeneration Fund, giving them the backing they need to make a lasting impact for the1art…

New research confirms value of arts and culture more than dollars and tickets

2022 Dec 14

A trans-Tasman research venture into the value of the arts and culture sector urges that people look beyond economic benefits and attendance figures, toward assessing the wider benefits to1communiti…

Upgraded Auckland Film Studio ready to roll

2022 Dec 09

Beehive media release. The completion of upgrades to the Auckland Film Studio will provide an economic boost for Auckland and the country as a whole. The Government invested $30 million into the…

Announcing the winners of the 2022 Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement

2022 Dec 02

Creative New Zealand media release Spanning an impressive range of genres, the work of the three recipients of the 2022 Prime Minister's Awards for Literary Achievement represents some of the very…

New appointments to the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa

2022 Nov 21

Helen Klisser During and Puamiria Parata-Goodall (Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Māmoe, Waitaha and Ngāti Kahungunu) have been appointed to the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa (Creative New1Zealand…

NZSO and New Zealand Opera to perform electrifying Bluebeard’s Castle

2022 Nov 14

NZSO media release. The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and New Zealand Opera are partnering to perform a critically acclaimed new interpretation of Béla Bartók’s operatic masterpiece1Bluebeard…

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