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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…

Massive Response To Creative NZ's COVID-19 Emergency Support, With Some Phase 1 Timeframes Shortened

2020 May 16

In just four weeks, Creative New Zealand has invested almost $8 million of an available $16 million through Phase 1 of its COVID-19 Emergency Response Package and, due to the overwhelming response, …

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra appoints new CEO

2020 May 12

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra (NZSO) has appointed Peter Biggs CNZM as the Orchestra’s new Chief Executive, Chair Laurence Kubiak announced today. Peter Biggs CNZM, image courtesy of the…

Audio Described Aotearoa goes online

2020 May 11

Royal New Zealand Ballet’s announcement in April that it would livestream videos of previous productions, making them available to a global online audience, was seen by Audio Described Aotearoa as…

Te Putanga Toi Arts Access Awards 2020 call for nominations

2020 Apr 29

COVID-19 update : 29 April 2020 Within the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, Arts Access Aotearoa remains committed to Te Putanga Toi Arts Access Awards 2020 proceeding in some format to recognise…

The Arts Foundation Te Tumu Toi Is Kickstarting Funding And Careers For Aotearoa’s Artists

2020 Apr 24

On Friday 24 April the Arts Foundation launch Boosted LIVE, The Arts Foundation Future Fund and Springboard Programme recipients. These initiatives provide opportunities for artists to amplify their…

Aotearoa’s lockdown anthem at 1.7 million views and counting

2020 Apr 22

A week after its launch, catchy pop waiata Stay - Tūtahi has amassed more than 1.7 million views, with its message for Aotearoa to “stay home, save lives.”  Produced by Loop and written by A…

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