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Funding grants for regional cultural organisations open

2019 Mar 07

Applications to the fourth round of the Regional Culture and Heritage Fund (RCHF) are now open, Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Grant Robertson announced today.  RCHF funding1he…

2019 Smart Alex creative writing competition for secondary school students

2019 Mar 07

For a second year, the Friends of the Turnbull Library are running the Smart Alex creative writing competition. The aim of the competition is to celebrate the Centenary of Alexander Turnbull and1hi…

Te Putanga Toi Arts Access Awards 2019 call for nominations

2019 Mar 07

Do you want to see an outstanding disabled artist recognised? How about an inclusive project celebrating community arts or a leader providing access to the arts for people in New Zealand?1Nomination…

2019 Ockham Finalists Explore Truth and Issues of Our Times

2019 Mar 06

Four of our best-known novelists – whose novels, appropriately for our times, explore what it means to tell the truth – are in the running for the country’s richest fiction writing prize with1…

Māori and First Nation artists to meet in Canada’s Rocky Mountains

2019 Mar 05

Wellington-based Māori artist Hinekaa Mako (Taranaki Whānui, Whanganui nui tonu) heads to Canada’s Rocky Mountains this month, to exchange skills and knowledge with other First Nation artists1at…

New appointments to the Film Commission

2019 Mar 05

Aucklanders Sandra Kailahi and Anthony (Ant) Timpson have been appointed to the New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC), Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage, Carmel Sepuloni announced1today…

Consultation to help shape future NZSL video interpreting

2019 Feb 28

Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Kris Faafoi and Disability Issues Minister Carmel Sepuloni have started a public consultation on proposals to modernise telecommunications1ser…

Spellbinding pianist Joyce Yang returns to perform with the NZSO

2019 Feb 28

In 2017 acclaimed pianist Joyce Yang mesmerised audiences and critics when she performed for the first time with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. Now the Grammy Award nominee returns in April t…

NZFC & Screen Australia Partner on Indigenous Initiative

2019 Feb 28

October 2019 and April 2020 respectively mark the 250th anniversary of James Cook’s maiden voyage to the Pacific, New Zealand and Australia. The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) and Screen Austr…

Creative New Zealand is inviting applications for the prestigious Craft/Object Fellowship

2019 Feb 28

Creative New Zealand is inviting applications for the prestigious Craft/Object Fellowship. Established craft/object practitioners, curators and writers are invited to apply for the fellowship and1…

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