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Creative New Zealand adds $13m to initial emergency arts funding

2020 Jun 09

Creative New Zealand adds $13m to initial emergency arts funding Creative New Zealand has dug deep to respond to the extraordinary volume of applications for its COVID-19 Emergency Response Packag…

NZSO to perform Beethoven’s famous Fifth live from Wellington

2020 Jun 05

New Zealanders can enjoy two free live-streamed performances by their national orchestra this month, beginning with Beethoven’s beloved Fifth Symphony. The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will1pl…

New Zealand Film Commission Awards $1.2 Million to New Zealand Screen Businesses

2020 Jun 03

The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) announced today that over $1.2million has been awarded to 33 companies, through its business and slate development schemes BOOST, BOOST UP and He Ara. Making…

Production Resumes on NZ Feature Film Poppy

2020 Jun 02

New Zealand feature film Poppy resumed production on Friday 29 May after responding to the COVID-19 Alert Level 4 lockdown announcement on March 23. At the time, the film was three hours into the fi…

Professor Juliet Gerrard appointed to Te Papa Board

2020 Jun 02

Juliet Gerrard, currently the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Adviser and University of Auckland professor in biological and chemical sciences, is newly appointed to the board of Te Papa Tongarewa,…

Vale Bill Gavin

2020 May 29

The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) joins the New Zealand and international film community in sadly acknowledging the passing of Bill Gavin. Our thoughts are with his close family and friends and…

Support for arts and music sector recovery

2020 May 29

A jobseekers programme for the creative sector and four new funds have been set up by the Government to help our arts and music industry recover from the blow of COVID-19. Thousands of jobs will b…

Funding boost is music to the ears of musicians and fans

2020 May 29

As NZ Music Month edges to a close New Zealand’s musicians have reason to celebrate with government funding to NZ On Air for supporting local music creation to more than double for the next two1ye…

Creative New Zealand welcomes biggest government investment in the arts for two decades

2020 May 29

Creative New Zealand is thrilled with the Government’s multimillion-dollar investment in the arts and culture sector – the biggest government investment since 2000 – which will strengthen the1…

Government invests in New Zealand’s cultural recovery

2020 May 28

Kaihautū Māori Co-leader Arapata Hakiwai, Tumu Whakarae Chief Executive Courtney Johnston and Chair of the Te Papa Board Dame Fran Wilde with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in Te Papa’s Toi1Ar…

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