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Dame Patsy Reddy appointed Trustee of NZSO Foundation

2022 Mar 21

NZSO media release. Former Governor-General, Dame Patsy Reddy, has been appointed a trustee of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Foundation. She takes up her appointment on Friday 1 April 2022.…

How the arts build social cohesion

2022 Mar 17

Arts Access Aotearoa blog by Richard Benge, Executive Director, Arts Access Aotearoa. Access and inclusion to arts and culture affirms our identity and sense of belonging. A pandemic, however,1ha…

Regions to benefit from arts funding

2022 Mar 03

Beehive media release. “The Government is continuing to support innovative thinking and the enormous potential that exists in our arts communities and regions right across the motu,” Arts,1Cul…

Celebrating 75 years of Aotearoa New Zealand’s national orchestra

2022 Mar 03

This week marks the 75th ‘birthday’ of Te Tira Pūoro o Aotearoa, the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, which gave its first public performance on 6 March 1947 in the Wellington Town Hall. "The …

Internationally renowned New Zealander appointed NZSO Artistic Advisor and Principal Conductor

2022 Feb 28

NZSO media release. New Zealander Gemma New, in demand by orchestras around the world, has been appointed Artistic Advisor and Principal Conductor of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Te Tira1Pū…

Embracing change: lessons from working in the US during the pandemic

2022 Feb 24

Arts Access Aotearoa blog by Ruth Harvey. AS220’s leadership team, from left: Ruth Harvey, Anjel Newmann and Shauna Duffy Photo credit: David Dvorchak, courtesy of AS220. When I left New1Ze…

Government delivers certainty and support for large-scale events

2022 Feb 12

Beehive media release. The Events Transition Support Payment scheme (ETSP), will be extended to 31 January 2023 and expanded to include business events, Economic and Regional Development Minister …

Government delivers lifeline for arts and culture sector

2022 Feb 02

Beehive media release. The Arts and Culture Event Support Scheme will be boosted by $70 million, enabling the coverage of the Scheme to be extended right through to 31 January 2023 for events th…

Honouring the legacy of legendary kaumātua Muriwai Ihakara

2022 Jan 11

Beehive media release. Associate Minister for Arts, Culture, and Heritage Kiri Allan expressed her great sadness and deepest condolences at the passing of esteemed kaumātua, Muriwai1Ihakara. �…

Government investment delivers more jobs in arts and culture sector

2021 Dec 21

Beehive media release Targeted government investment has created an estimated 1,576 jobs to March 2021 in the arts and culture sector and wider economy. Part of the Screen Production Recovery…

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