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Consultation on Māori Media Music Strategy begins

2020 Jan 28

Starting in Ngāmotu (New Plymouth) tomorrow, Te Māngai Pāho begins consultation on the development of its National Māori Music Strategy. “Every year, we have up to $750,000 to produce and1pr…

Male and Female Indigenous Talent Reach New Levels with 2020 Academy Awards Nomination

2020 Jan 28

The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) / Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga would like to congratulate Taika Waititi (Te Whanau a Apanui) and Chelsea Winstanley (Ngāti Ranginui ) on becoming the first1indigen…

Accept the ‘Tuia Challenge’ this Waitangi Day

2020 Jan 28

All New Zealanders are invited to accept the ‘Tuia Challenge’ this Waitangi Day 2020, say Tuia 250 Co-Chairs Dame Jenny Shipley and Hoturoa Barclay-Kerr. While the Tuia 250 Voyage is complete,…

Minister pays tribute to journalist, author and broadcaster, Gordon McLauchlan

2020 Jan 27

The Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media, Kris Faafoi, has paid tribute to well-known New Zealand author, journalist and broadcaster, Gordon McLauchlan, following Mr1McLauchlan…

NZSO this Friday presents a pop and rock-influenced masterpiece

2020 Jan 27

For its first 2020 concert the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra performs a work inspired by pop and minimalist rock from lauded American composer John Adams this Friday, 31 January. Adams’ Fearful…

Expanded curatorial team appointed at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

2020 Jan 27

Govett-Brewster Art Gallery has expanded its curatorial team, appointing several new roles, including an Indigenous Curator of Contemporary Art. Image: (L-R) Megan Tamati-Quennell, Associate1In…

Unique New Zealand The Dead Lands Launches

2020 Jan 23

A ground-breaking New Zealand television series launches today, Thursday 23 January 2020 to what is being described as one of the largest ever international audiences for a New Zealand television1pr…

Major Events support for creative and cultural events - Phil Twyford

2020 Jan 22

Creative and cultural events that highlight New Zealand’s diverse culture and build national pride are set to get a funding boost through the Major Events Fund, Economic Development Minister Phil1…

Two new appointments to New Zealand Film Commission’s Board

2020 Jan 21

Pania Gray and David Wright have been appointed to the New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) board Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage advised today. Of Ngāpuhi descent, Pania Gray runs…

PM sadden by the passing of Piri Sciascia

2020 Jan 18

It is with great sadness that I acknowledge the passing of Piri Sciascia ONZM, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said today. “He was a true gentleman who guided me in my role as Prime Minister. I1wa…

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