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Creative NZ board appointments

2019 Dec 13

Janine Morrell-Gunn, Riria Hotere-Barnes and John Ong have been appointed to the board of Creative NZ (the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa) and Roger King has been appointed for a further1t…

Peter Biggs Appointed as Acting Chief Executive of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

2019 Dec 12

Laurie Kubiak, Chair of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, has announced the appointment of Peter Biggs as Acting Chief Executive. He takes over the reins from the long-serving Chief1Executive, C…

Nancy Brunning honored at Te Waka Toi Awards

2019 Nov 30

Actor, writer, director and producer, Nancy Brunning was recognised for her contribution to Māori arts this week at the 2019 Te Waka Toi Awards held in Rotorua on Saturday night. Image of Nanc…

Three weeks of literary glory at NZ Festival of the Arts

2019 Nov 29

A Booker International Prize winner, a US Poet Laureate, a human-emotion scientist and author and a spoken-word artist-cum-poet are some of the voices in the 2020 New Zealand Festival of the Arts1Wr…

Te Waka Toi Awards 2019 To Honour Māori Arts Exponents

2019 Nov 27

A sculptor, an orator, a carver, a musician and an actor will be among those who will be recognised and celebrated at the 2019 Te Waka Toi Awards for excellence and achievement in Māori art in Roto…

Berlin residency to examine role of censorship in activism

2019 Nov 25

Visual artist Ella Sutherland will travel to Germany next October, spending a year researching, networking and developing new work as recipient of the 2020/2021 Creative New Zealand Berlin Visual A…

Star line-up of singers and conductor for NZSO’s Messiah in Wellington

2019 Nov 22

Acclaimed Australian conductor and Handel scholar Graham Abbott returns to conduct the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra’s annual must-see performance of the masterwork Messiah. From left​:1An…

Significant indigenous art exhibition goes live

2019 Nov 18

New Zealand’s most significant Indigenous art exhibition this year opens on Saturday (23 November) at Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato. Puhoro ō mua, Puhoro ki tua showcases artwork by1…

Creative New Zealand mourns the passing of wāhine toa Nancy Brunning

2019 Nov 18

Aue te mamae te tau o taku ate kua wehe nei koe. Kua hinga tēnei rātā whakamarumaru o te ao whakaari o te motu. He kanohi hōmiromiro, he ihumanea, he kaitiaki nō tōna pātaka iringa kōrero,1k…

Calling local artists: NPDC’s Puke Ariki needs you!

2019 Nov 14

Taranaki’s local artists will take centre stage in a major exhibition spotlighting the region’s vibrant arts scene and artists at NPDC’s Puke Ariki next year. A call has gone out for1entries…

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