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Creative New Zealand releases Māori arts strategy

2019 Feb 26

Creative New Zealand has released Te Hā o ngā Toi, its Māori arts strategy for the next five years, following nationwide engagement over the past year. As the national arts development agency,1…

Strengthening our national archives and libraries

2019 Feb 25

A new programme of work is underway to strengthen the contribution our national archives and libraries can make to New Zealand’s culture and democracy, Internal Affairs Minister Tracey Martin and1…

Opportunity for Pasifika artists to be Creative New Zealand Samoa Artist in Residence 2019

2019 Feb 21

Creative New Zealand is calling for artists of Pasifika heritage to apply for the opportunity to be the 2019 Samoa Artist in Residence. A partnership with the National University of Samoa, with su…

Let’s talk. Tuia 250 – a conversation about our nation

2019 Feb 21

This year a commemoration marking 250 years since the first onshore encounters between Māori and Europeans will prompt New Zealanders to have conversations about our history, led by co-chairs of1th…

Te Matatini brings Aotearoa’s dynamic Māori culture to Wellington

2019 Feb 21

Aotearoa’s vibrant and dynamic Māori culture will be front and centre stage at the biennial Te Matatini festival taking place in Wellington for the first time in 20 years, Bernadette Cavanagh1Chi…

Applications open for $100,000 Michael King Writer's Fellowship

2019 Feb 20

Creative New Zealand is inviting applications for the prestigious Michael King Writer’s Fellowship. The fellowship is available to established New Zealand authors of any literary genre with a1…

In memory of Peter Wells

2019 Feb 19

Creative New Zealand is saddened at the passing of legendary New Zealand writer, playwright and filmmaker Peter Wells MNZM yesterday. Peter made an enormous contribution to New Zealand literature1…

Come along to our Public History talk on Wed 06 March

2019 Feb 19

Welcome to our first public history talk of 2019.  Co-hosted by Manatū Taonga – Ministry for Culture and Heritage and the National Library of New Zealand, these talks are held on the first Wedne…

NZSO goes out of this world with The Planets and opera star Susan Graham

2019 Feb 18

Grammy Award-winning American mezzo-soprano Susan Graham will perform for the first time with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in Wellington and Auckland in March. Hailed as “an artist to1trea…

2019 Prime Minister's literary award open for nominations

2019 Feb 18

Nominations are now welcome for the 2019 Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement. Creative New Zealand is inviting nominations for writers who have made an outstanding contribution to N…

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