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NZ writers to showcase Māori and Pacific literature

Monday, 15 October 2018, 10:48 am | Creative NZ

Five of New Zealand’s leading Māori and Pasifika writers will be showcasing their work in the United Kingdom next month (November) alongside the high profile Oceania art exhibition in London. More >>

PM's Awards for Literary Achievement: winners announced

Monday, 8 October 2018, 4:32 pm | Creative NZ

Feminist and working-class stories, poetry as song, and a deeper understanding of New Zealand art – these are just some of the frontiers explored by this year’s winners of the Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement. More >>

Strategy charts bold vision for the future of Pacific Arts

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 2:54 pm | Creative NZ

A national Pacific Arts Strategy launched today will mean better support for the Pacific Arts community, in recognition of its unique contribution to the cultural landscape of New Zealand. More >>

More New Zealanders attending Pacific arts events

Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 11:10 am | Creative NZ

New Zealanders’ attendance at Pacific arts events has reached an all-time high, according to the results of a national arts engagement survey, released today by Creative New Zealand. More >>

Māori Arts helps drive national engagement to record high

Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 11:07 am | Creative NZ

New Zealanders’ increasing attendance and participation in Ngā Toi Māori (Māori Arts) has contributed to a record high 80 % national arts engagement, according to new research. More >>

Katy Wallace to create with $100k Craft/Object Fellowship

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 2:14 pm | Creative NZ

Creative New Zealand’s $100,000 Craft/Object Fellowship for 2017 has been awarded to Gisborne-based designer Katy Wallace. More >>

First time NZ art to feature at int'l documenta exhibition

Friday, 7 April 2017, 10:21 am | Creative NZ

New Zealand art will be exhibited for the first time at one of the world’s largest and most highly regarded contemporary art exhibitions, documenta, which is held just once every five years. More >>

Gloria’s Handbag starring Helen Moulder 27 April – 4 June 20

Monday, 3 April 2017, 2:56 pm | Creative NZ

A modern magical mystery play with music from The Magic Flute. “It’s imperative to have a good handbag when you are on the way out.” It is 2021 in Nelson and Gloria, aged 97, hasn’t long to live. Her son Craig is pushing her to move to a “retireville” ... More >>

2017 Mentorships' announced for writers & graphic novelists

Friday, 24 March 2017, 1:27 pm | Creative NZ

Recipients have been selected for the New Zealand Society of Authors Mentorship Programme 2017 with fourteen chosen from a pool of sixty-four applicants. With a high level of commitment shown by the applicants and a wide variety of fascinating ... More >>

Nominate your pick of NZ's finest writers

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 11:43 am | Creative NZ

New Zealanders are asked to nominate their pick of the country’s finest writers for the 2017 Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement. More >>

Honouring Māori arts with 2014 Te Waka Toi Awards

Monday, 1 December 2014, 7:56 am | Creative NZ

Honouring contributions to Māori arts with 2014 Te Waka Toi Awards Tohunga, artists and community leaders have been honoured for their contributions to preserving and promoting the future of high-quality Māori arts. The Creative New Zealand Te Waka ... More >>

Māori dancer Kura Te Ua heads to Canada

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 3:44 pm | Creative NZ

Māori dancer Kura Te Ua heads to Canada’s Banff Centre for cultural exchange More >>

Kiwis Take Flight at Edinburgh Festivals

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 10:59 am | Creative NZ

More than 200 New Zealand artists will take part in the world’s most acclaimed arts festivals in Edinburgh this August. More >>

Creative NZ launches $1.05m plan to boost cultural giving

Monday, 2 July 2012, 10:00 am | Creative NZ

Creative New Zealand will invest $1.05 million over the next three years to enhance the arts and culture sector’s ability to source private sector funding. Creative Giving is a targeted programme which will provide advice and support to selected ... More >>

Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement

Tuesday, 15 May 2012, 6:21 pm | Creative NZ

Every year, New Zealanders are invited to nominate their choice of an outstanding writer who has made a significant contribution to New Zealand literature in the genres of non-fiction, poetry and fiction. New Zealand writers are also able to nominate ... More >>

Creative New Zealand mourns the loss of Christopher Doig

Thursday, 13 October 2011, 4:48 pm | Creative NZ

Creative New Zealand the Arts Council of New Zealand mourns the loss of international opera singer, sports administrator and Southern Opera founder Christopher Doig. “Chris was a remarkable man, and in many ways a force of nature. “says Creative New Zealand ... More >>

Māori and Pacific artists at Festival of Pacific Arts 2012

Monday, 5 September 2011, 2:06 pm | Creative NZ

Creative New Zealand is calling for expressions of interest from Māori and New Zealand-based Pacific artists to participate in the 11th Festival of Pacific Arts in the Solomon Islands in July next year. More >>

Fly My Pretties and that Scottish play in Christchurch

Monday, 15 August 2011, 11:46 am | Creative NZ

Creative New Zealand has approved more than $100,000 in the latest round of eight earthquake emergency assistance grants to help re-establish an active arts scene in Christchurch. More >>

Tiffany Singh awarded Artist In Residence

Tuesday, 9 August 2011, 11:03 am | Creative NZ

New Zealand installation artist Tiffany Singh will transform an abandoned site into a community hub filled with native plants, sustainable food, and religious symbols as an artist-in-residence in Samoa. More >>

Michael Parekowhai exhibition opens at the Venice Biennale

Thursday, 2 June 2011, 11:49 am | Creative NZ

Michael Parekowhai’s Venice Biennale exhibition On first Looking into Chapman’s Homer had its official opening this evening in Venice (1 June local time). The beautiful voice of New Zealand opera singer Aivale Cole welcomed over 300 guests as she performed ... More >>

 

 

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