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Aotearoa delegation to Hawai’i for Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture 2020 announced by Creative New Zealand

2019 May 02

A diverse and talented delegation of Māori and New Zealand-based contemporary Pasifika artists and rangatahi leaders will represent Aotearoa, alongside 27 other Pacific nations, at the 13th Festiva…

First World War Centenary Programme a success

2019 May 01

Almost all New Zealanders engaged with the First World War Centenary Programme (WW100), according to a new report released today by Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Grant Robertson.…

Suffrage 125 banners brought together in exhibition

2019 Apr 29

The magnificent work of hundreds of people from across the country over many months has culminated in the display of community art banners commemorating the right for women to vote in New Zealand in…

Appointment to Arts Council of New Zealand

2019 Apr 29

Award winning writer Briar Grace-Smith, Kapiti, is appointed to the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa (Creative NZ), Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Hon Carmel Sepuloni1anno…

Young people at forefront of new Creative New Zealand funding

2019 Apr 26

Young Kiwis will have more opportunities to explore their creativity, with 20 artists and arts organisations awarded a share of Creative New Zealand’s new Toi Rangatahi funding for projects1involv…

Te Papa extends Gallipoli exhibition to Anzac Day 2022

2019 Apr 25

Te Papa announced today that its ground-breaking exhibition Gallipoli: The scale of our war will remain at the museum for at least three more years, and will not close before Anzac Day, 25 April,120…

New Zealand artist to broadcast lists of millions of bygone things across Venice

2019 Apr 24

From May 8, Dane Mitchell’s multi-site artwork Post hoc will broadcast lists of millions of disappeared or bygone things across Venice from the New Zealand Pavilion for the 58th International Art1…

Terracotta Warriors exhibition doubles visitor target

2019 Apr 24

Te Papa’s exhibition Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality has attracted twice as many visitors as originally planned, with 198,021 people having seen the exhibition since it opened on 15 …

Finding our way back : New Zealand's journey back to peace

2019 Apr 18

The stories of three New Zealanders who made it home from the First World War are the focus of WW100’s latest campaign Finding Our Way Back. WW100's Finding our way back resource. “As the…

Sport NZ expands school program into Waikato and Southland

2019 Apr 18

Sport NZ is doubling the reach of its pilot by adding 40 new primary and intermediate schools in Waikato and Southland in partnership with regional sports trusts Sport Waikato and Sport1S…

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