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Paddy Richardson Selected as 2019 Randell Cottage Writer in Residence

2018 Dec 11

Dunedin-based writer Paddy Richardson is to be the 2019 Creative New Zealand Randell Cottage Writing Fellow. Richardson has published seven novels and two short story collections. Her Randell projec…

Sport NZ releases report on athlete's rights and welfare

2018 Dec 10

Sport NZ has today released a report by sports lawyer Stephen Cottrell on elite athletes’ rights and welfare. Commissioned as part of a broader Sport Integrity Review, the report builds on the1fin…

U.S. Memorial for Pukeahu National War Memorial Park Unveiled

2018 Dec 10

The U.S. Memorial unveiled today at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park cements the long-standing relationship between the United States and New Zealand, Tamsin Evans, Deputy Chief Executive1Delivery…

Arts continue to deliver value for New Zealanders

2018 Dec 07

More than 2.19 million New Zealanders attended arts activities funded by Creative New Zealand according to its annual report for 2017/18. Creative New Zealand’s Annual report 2017/18 detail…

Wild Creations combines art and environment to tell conservation story

2018 Dec 07

Four New Zealand artists are set to be inspired by New Zealand’s natural environment and cultural heritage. Wild Creations is a fusion of conservation and creativity, supporting artists to be1in…

Tohu Whenua launched on West Coast

2018 Dec 07

Tohu Whenua, the national programme showcasing this country’s significant heritage places, is being launched on the West Coast today. Brunner Mine, Denniston Mine and Historic Reefton are the1fi…

Star Wars: Film Concert Series to feature NZSO performing John Williams’ iconic scores live to film

2018 Dec 05

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will present the Star Wars: Film Concert Series featuring screenings of the complete films A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back with Oscar-winning composer John1…

Young New Zealanders to get more opportunities for arts experiences

2018 Dec 05

Three new funds to help more young New Zealanders benefit from greater involvement in the arts have been launched by Creative New Zealand. Three new funds have been launched to help more young New…

Public media journalism boosted with new government funding

2018 Dec 05

Nine widely diverse journalism projects have now been selected to receive funding support through the new $6 million Joint Innovation Fund, a collaborative approach by NZ On Air and RNZ to1commissio…

PM acknowledges Geoff Murphy’s contribution to film and New Zealand culture

2018 Dec 04

Prime Minister and Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Jacinda Ardern has acknowledged the passing of leading New Zealand filmmaker Geoff Murphy, saying he was a trailblazer of the local film1in…

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