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Govt investment in arts delivers strong economic results

2023 May 16

Beehive media release. cultural sector employment grew by 4.2% in the 12 months to March 2022 cultural sector businesses nationally grew by 8.2% to March 2022 strong cultural sector GDP co…

Equal Voices Arts to lead pilot programme to improve access to the arts for Deaf artists and audiences

2023 Apr 19

Equal Voices Arts media release. Equal Voices Arts aims to change the arts landscape in Aotearoa New Zealand so it welcomes and celebrates Deaf culture, artists and audiences, with the support of…

Government takes next step to lift artists’ incomes

2023 Mar 31

Beehive media release. The Government is introducing a scheme which will lift incomes for artists, support them beyond the current spike in cost of living and ensure they are properly recognised1f…

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…

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