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New arts partnership programme beginning in schools

2020 Feb 28

A new arts partnership programme is beginning in schools and kura this term with 34 creative projects underway throughout New Zealand. “The Creatives in Schools programme involves a wide range of…

Len Lye’s Sky Snakes to premiere at gallery’s 50th birthday party

2020 Feb 27

The Sky Snakes are coming – get set to be charmed. Len Lye’s kinetic sculpture is making its world premiere at NPDC’s Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre on 29 February. Len1Lye�…

New Zealand Arts Council has two new board members

2020 Feb 25

Two new appointees, Robyn Hunt and Kura Moeahu, have joined Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa (the board of Creative New Zealand), Manatū Taonga Ministry of Culture and Heritage advised1toda…

Local artist Reuben creates colossal cake for gallery birthday bash

2020 Feb 14

Celebrated local artist Reuben Paterson’s piece - a colossal, glittery cake – is set to take centre stage for the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery’s 50th street party. Reuben, best known for his1…

Celebrating Creative Spaces Week 2020

2020 Feb 13

Arts Access Aotearoa and a network of creative spaces throughout New Zealand will celebrate Creative Spaces Week 2020 from Monday 17 February to Sunday 23 February, aiming to increase public awaren…

Prime Minister unveils striking digital artwork

2020 Jan 30

A large-scale digital work by renowned New Zealand artist Lisa Reihana is immersing viewers in a visual spectacle, telling the traditional Māori story of the origins of our world. Commissioned by…

Unique NZSO tour brings Bach, Beethoven and more to regions

2020 Jan 29

New Zealanders can enjoy the music of Bach, Beethoven and get up close with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra as part of an innovative new tour in March. Hamish McKeich, NZSO Principal1Conduct…

NZSO this Friday presents a pop and rock-influenced masterpiece

2020 Jan 27

For its first 2020 concert the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra performs a work inspired by pop and minimalist rock from lauded American composer John Adams this Friday, 31 January. Adams’ Fearful…

Major Events support for creative and cultural events - Phil Twyford

2020 Jan 22

Creative and cultural events that highlight New Zealand’s diverse culture and build national pride are set to get a funding boost through the Major Events Fund, Economic Development Minister Phil1…

PM sadden by the passing of Piri Sciascia

2020 Jan 18

It is with great sadness that I acknowledge the passing of Piri Sciascia ONZM, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said today. “He was a true gentleman who guided me in my role as Prime Minister. I1wa…

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