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Waka Te Hono ki Aotearoa connects Dutch and Māori cultures

2020 Jan 16

“E tū i te kei o te waka, kia pākia koe e ngā ngaru o te wā” “Stand at the stern of the canoe and feel the spray of the future biting at your face” In 2020, it is the 10-year annivers…

PM congratulates New Year 2020 Honours recipients

2019 Dec 31

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has congratulated the diverse group of New Zealanders recognised for their contributions to the country and their communities in the New Year 2020 Honours List.1  Th…

Tuia Privacy Breach Independent Review, Response and Proactive Release

2019 Dec 18

Final Report: Independent Review of the Tuia 250 Voyage Trainee Privacy Breach  Published 18 December This report provides Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage with an independ…

Please Do Touch exhibition to open in Hamilton

2019 Dec 16

An exhibition by Raglan artist Yaniv Janson, previously displayed in Paris and New York, will feature for the first time in New Zealand at ArtsPost, the gallery of the Waikato Museum in1Hamilton. …

Moana Nui a Kiva Fund a new opportunity for collaborative arts projects between Aotearoa and Oceania

2019 Dec 16

A new fund opened today will support Pasifika artists based in Aotearoa to collaborate with communities in Oceania* to research, develop and present their art. The Moana Nui a Kiva Fund will1prio…

New partnership to boost screen sector job opportunities

2019 Dec 14

Auckland’s growing screen sector is the catalyst for a new partnership between the Ministry of Social Development and Auckland’s economic development agency Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic…

Creative NZ board appointments

2019 Dec 13

Janine Morrell-Gunn, Riria Hotere-Barnes and John Ong have been appointed to the board of Creative NZ (the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa) and Roger King has been appointed for a further1t…

Peter Biggs Appointed as Acting Chief Executive of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

2019 Dec 12

Laurie Kubiak, Chair of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, has announced the appointment of Peter Biggs as Acting Chief Executive. He takes over the reins from the long-serving Chief1Executive, C…

Nancy Brunning honored at Te Waka Toi Awards

2019 Nov 30

Actor, writer, director and producer, Nancy Brunning was recognised for her contribution to Māori arts this week at the 2019 Te Waka Toi Awards held in Rotorua on Saturday night. Image of Nanc…

Three weeks of literary glory at NZ Festival of the Arts

2019 Nov 29

A Booker International Prize winner, a US Poet Laureate, a human-emotion scientist and author and a spoken-word artist-cum-poet are some of the voices in the 2020 New Zealand Festival of the Arts1Wr…

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