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NZ Music Month 2020 Encourages Kiwis To Support Aotearoa’s Music Industry

2020 Apr 20

NZ Music Month kicks off on Friday, May 1st and the theme for this year is simple: Support local. Stream local. Follow local. Buy local. This May marks the twentieth NZ Music Month, and while a bi…

Creative New Zealand calls on Aotearoa – share your thanks for ngā toi (the arts)

2020 Apr 17

Creative New Zealand today, 17 April, launched a national advocacy campaign to highlight and celebrate that right now, in bubbles nationwide, the arts are making COVID-19 lockdown a better place to …

NZSO online performances continue until live concerts resume

2020 Apr 15

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra continues to expand its popular livestream performances and on-demand digital content while it cannot perform live concerts during the COVID-19 restrictions. Ton…

Creative New Zealand opens first phase funding for COVID-19-impacted arts sector

2020 Apr 14

Today, Tuesday 14 April, Creative New Zealand has opened its first phase Emergency Response Package, a $16 million investment to be distributed to the arts sector through to 30 June 2020 (the end of…

Details of Creative New Zealand’s first phase arts sector boost, ahead of 14 April opening

2020 Apr 06

Creative New Zealand’s Emergency Response Package reflects a changed landscape, delivers opportunities for new and refocused creative projects that work in that new landscape, and bolsters a1secto…

Creative New Zealand’s first phase COVID-19 response, $16m

2020 Mar 24

Creative New Zealand can now confirm its Emergency Response Package, announced on Friday in response to COVID-19, will include a first phase $16 million investment to buffer and support the arts com…

Creative New Zealand establishes multi-million dollar COVID-19 response

2020 Mar 20

Creative New Zealand’s governing body, the Arts Council, has empowered the national arts development agency to establish a multi-million-dollar Emergency Response Package to support artists, arts1…

NZSO suspends concerts due to COVID-19 restrictions

2020 Mar 16

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra has suspended all concert and associated activity until May. This follows the Government’s directive today banning public events or mass gatherings of more1tha…

Audio described play in te reo Māori for blind children

2020 Mar 10

Auckland children who are blind or have low vision will attend a bilingual audio described performance of Ngā Manu Rōreka, a play by Apirana Taylor in te reo Māori and presented by Taki Rua1Prod…

Excellence Drives Fierce Competition In Ockham New Zealand Book Awards’ Shortlist

2020 Mar 04

Debut writers and literary luminaries vie for the country’s premier book honours in today’s finalist announcement of 16 compelling works that explore and re-imagine the natural, cultural and cre…

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