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Creative New Zealand calls on Aotearoa – share your thanks for ngā toi (the arts)

2020 Apr 17

Creative New Zealand today, 17 April, launched a national advocacy campaign to highlight and celebrate that right now, in bubbles nationwide, the arts are making COVID-19 lockdown a better place to …

NZSO online performances continue until live concerts resume

2020 Apr 15

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra continues to expand its popular livestream performances and on-demand digital content while it cannot perform live concerts during the COVID-19 restrictions. Ton…

Creative New Zealand opens first phase funding for COVID-19-impacted arts sector

2020 Apr 14

Today, Tuesday 14 April, Creative New Zealand has opened its first phase Emergency Response Package, a $16 million investment to be distributed to the arts sector through to 30 June 2020 (the end of…

$700,000 Funding Boost For Creatives In Lockdown Brings Fresh Content To NZ Audiences

2020 Apr 14

Nine creative teams have been given the green light to create fresh new content to entertain New Zealand audiences, at a time when the local production sector has come to a grinding halt. On 1 Apr…

Decisions made on urgent turf maintenance

2020 Apr 09

The Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson has announced that urgent maintenance of turf and care for plants in non-plantation nurseries will soon be able to go ahead under Level 41restrictio…

Details of Creative New Zealand’s first phase arts sector boost, ahead of 14 April opening

2020 Apr 06

Creative New Zealand’s Emergency Response Package reflects a changed landscape, delivers opportunities for new and refocused creative projects that work in that new landscape, and bolsters a1secto…

Funding certainty for sports through COVID-19

2020 Apr 03

National sports organisations have been given certainty of funding to ensure they can remain viable through the COVID-19 pandemic, Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson announced today. �…

Essential media COVID-19 guidelines refined

2020 Mar 31

The Government is refining its COVID-19 essential business guidance to include the distribution of news publications for communities which are hard to reach. The Minister of Broadcasting, Communic…

Creative New Zealand’s first phase COVID-19 response, $16m

2020 Mar 24

Creative New Zealand can now confirm its Emergency Response Package, announced on Friday in response to COVID-19, will include a first phase $16 million investment to buffer and support the arts com…

Creative New Zealand establishes multi-million dollar COVID-19 response

2020 Mar 20

Creative New Zealand’s governing body, the Arts Council, has empowered the national arts development agency to establish a multi-million-dollar Emergency Response Package to support artists, arts1…

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