Skip to main content


Audio Described Aotearoa goes online

2020 May 11

Royal New Zealand Ballet’s announcement in April that it would livestream videos of previous productions, making them available to a global online audience, was seen by Audio Described Aotearoa as…

New Zealand Implements Screen Sector Health and Safety Protocols

2020 May 08

The New Zealand Screen industry’s COVID-19 Health and Safety Standard and Protocols were endorsed on 7 May by New Zealand Government agency WorkSafe, laying the way clear for local production to r…

New Zealand marks the 75th anniversary of VE Day

2020 May 08

The 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War in Europe will be acknowledged in New Zealand on 8 May with video messages from the Governor-General and Prime Minister. New Zealand will1jo…

Professional sports to resume at Alert Level 2

2020 May 07

Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson says professional sports will be able to resume domestically under COVID-19 Alert Level 2 with the necessary public health measures in place. “Movin…

In the Bubble: Covid-19 Pandemic Oral History – communities sharing stories

2020 May 05

Kia ora koutou, we hope to encourage people in their own communities to collect and share informal short interviews during the Covid-19 pandemic in Aotearoa New Zealand. During this time you may dec…

75th Anniversary of VE Day – The end of the War in Europe

2020 May 04

Crowd at the official VE celebrations, Wellington, 9 May 1945. Photo: John Dobree Pascoe. Collection: Alexander Turnbull Library Ref: 1/4-001527-F 8 May 2020 marks 75 years since the end of the…

75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War

2020 May 04

Crowd filling Willis Street during VJ day celebrations, Wellington, 15 August 1945. Photo: John Dobree Pascoe. Collection: Alexander Turnbull Library Ref: 1/4-001829-F 2020 marks the 75th anni…

New Safeguards Launch Today On Free-to-air Television

2020 May 01

From today, Kiwi TV viewers will notice a change to the safeguards on their screens. The Broadcasting Standards Authority and free-to-air broadcasters have made important changes to timebands and1…

Michael Bennett 2020 Te Aupounamu Māori Screen Excellence Award Recipient

2020 Apr 29

Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga New Zealand Film Commission is pleased to announce writer/director Michael Bennett is this year’s recipient of Te Aupounamu Māori Screen Excellence award grant of1$50,00…

Te Putanga Toi Arts Access Awards 2020 call for nominations

2020 Apr 29

COVID-19 update : 29 April 2020 Within the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, Arts Access Aotearoa remains committed to Te Putanga Toi Arts Access Awards 2020 proceeding in some format to recognise…

Articles 550 ‐ 560 of 696