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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…

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…

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…

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…

Funding boost for arts in schools helps keep creatives in work

2020 Jun 12

The Government is increasing investment in the Creatives in Schools programme, providing work opportunities for an additional 300 artists, Prime Minister and Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage1…

New board appointments for NZSO

2020 Jun 10

Appointments to the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, NZSO, of Geoff Dangerfield, who steps into the role of deputy-chair, Ainsley Walter, Edwin Read and Carmel Walsh, have been confirmed today by1Man…

NZSO to perform Beethoven’s famous Fifth live from Wellington

2020 Jun 05

New Zealanders can enjoy two free live-streamed performances by their national orchestra this month, beginning with Beethoven’s beloved Fifth Symphony. The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will1pl…

Support for arts and music sector recovery

2020 May 29

A jobseekers programme for the creative sector and four new funds have been set up by the Government to help our arts and music industry recover from the blow of COVID-19. Thousands of jobs will b…

Creative New Zealand welcomes biggest government investment in the arts for two decades

2020 May 29

Creative New Zealand is thrilled with the Government’s multimillion-dollar investment in the arts and culture sector – the biggest government investment since 2000 – which will strengthen the1…

Government invests in New Zealand’s cultural recovery

2020 May 28

Kaihautū Māori Co-leader Arapata Hakiwai, Tumu Whakarae Chief Executive Courtney Johnston and Chair of the Te Papa Board Dame Fran Wilde with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in Te Papa’s Toi1Ar…

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