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Visiting Niuean heritage artists to share their skills

Thursday, 9 October 2014, 3:23 pm | Creative New Zealand

Six Niuean artists will visit New Zealand this month as part of Creative New Zealand’s cultural and artistic exchange programme, to share their knowledge of heritage arts and celebrate the close ties between the people of Niue and New Zealand. More >>

Pacific stories to Scotland

Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 1:37 pm | Creative New Zealand

Storytellers Grace Taylor and Tusiata Avia depart for the Scottish International Storytelling Festival this month. They round off a highly successful NZ at Edinburgh season which has seen more than 200 New Zealand artists participating in seven different ... More >>

New Zealand artists winners at Edinburgh

Monday, 22 September 2014, 10:44 am | Creative New Zealand

Arts Council Chairman Dick Grant says New Zealand made a strong impact in Scotland this year, with coveted awards, sold-out shows, high media awareness and positive reviews. He says excellent relationships have been built with a number of international ... More >>

Nancy Brunning Heads to Canada’s Banff Centre

Monday, 8 September 2014, 1:42 pm | Creative New Zealand

Māori Writer/Actor Nancy Brunning Heads to Canada’s Banff Centre for Indigenous Writing Programme More >>

Creative NZ to support artistic connections with Asia

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 10:47 am | Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand is introducing a new $1.5 million initiative focused on building stronger artistic and cultural connections with North East Asia over the next three years. The Focus on Asia initiative will provide New Zealand artists with more opportunities ... More >>

New database to help maintain Pacific heritage arts

Tuesday, 5 August 2014, 3:21 pm | Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand will develop a database of knowledge-holders over the next three months as part of a special project to help preserve and pass on Pacific heritage arts. More >>

Spectacular venue secured for New Zealand exhibition

Tuesday, 5 August 2014, 9:56 am | Creative New Zealand

2015 Venice Biennale: Spectacular venue secured for New Zealand exhibition New Zealand’s exhibition for the 56th Venice Biennale 2015 will be housed in the grand salon of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana, one of the finest buildings in Venice and home ... More >>

New Arts Council invests in the future

Friday, 1 August 2014, 10:01 am | Creative New Zealand

More than $27 million over three years has been offered to 40 arts organisations throughout the country in Creative New Zealand’s latest round of investment funding announced today. Arts Council Chairman, Dr Dick Grant says the investment funding ... More >>

Seeking further nominations for rts Pasifika Awards

Monday, 28 July 2014, 1:08 pm | Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand is seeking further nominations in two categories for its 2014 Arts Pasifika Awards, which celebrate excellence and innovation in Pacific arts in New Zealand. More >>

Daren Kamali awarded international residency in Iowa

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 12:13 pm | Creative New Zealand

Pacific poet, writer and musician Daren Kamali will undertake a three-month writer’s residency at the University of Iowa from August to November 2014. Offered in partnership with Creative New Zealand, the residency allows a New Zealand writer to live and ... More >>

Experience New Zealand in Edinburgh

Tuesday, 15 July 2014, 10:01 am | Creative New Zealand

With an unprecedented number of Kiwi shows in Edinburgh this year, New Zealand is also preparing to wow festival-goers with delicious New Zealand refreshments and hospitality. More >>

Shigeyuki Kihara awarded 2014 Samoa Artist-In-Residence

Thursday, 3 July 2014, 12:33 pm | Creative New Zealand

Internationally acclaimed Samoan interdisciplinary artist Shigeyuki Kihara will undertake a three-month artist residency at the National University of Samoa from August to October. More >>

Quake-affected Christchurch arts organisations get $42k

Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 2:09 pm | Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand is providing a total of $42,000 to 10 Christchurch-based arts organisations to support their marketing and organisational development needs post-earthquakes. More >>

New music centre for Christchurch welcomed by Creative NZ

Thursday, 12 June 2014, 2:38 pm | Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand Chief Executive Stephen Wainwright welcomed today’s announcement that a new Music Centre will soon be under construction as the first step towards developing a Performing Arts Precinct in central Christchurch. More >>

Call for participation in craft/object, visual arts reviews

Thursday, 12 June 2014, 1:16 pm | Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand is reviewing how its resources can best support and develop craft/object and visual arts in New Zealand. More >>

Creative NZ to invest $1.92 million in touring initiative

Tuesday, 10 June 2014, 12:24 pm | Creative New Zealand

A $1.92 million initiative to encourage national touring of contemporary New Zealand theatre, dance and music has been approved by Creative New Zealand’s Arts Council. More >>

Help preserve Pacific heritage arts – apply for funding

Monday, 26 May 2014, 5:42 pm | Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand is encouraging Pasifika artists and communities to apply for upcoming funding opportunities that help preserve Pacific heritage arts. More >>

Free funding seminars for Māori and Pacific artists

Monday, 19 May 2014, 2:15 pm | Creative New Zealand

Join Haniko Te Kurapa (Manager Māori Arts Funding), Tumarangai Sciascia (Māori Arts Adviser) and Makerita Urale (Senior Pacific Arts Adviser) from Creative New Zealand for free hui about funding opportunities for Māori and Pacific artists. More >>

Elizabeth Knox to receive Michael King Writer’s Fellowship

Thursday, 15 May 2014, 9:37 am | Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand says this year’s $100,000 Michael King Writer’s Fellowship will go to author Elizabeth Knox to write a memoir based on her experiences of illness and violent death in her family. One of New Zealand’s best-loved writers, Knox ... More >>

Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards 2014

Tuesday, 6 May 2014, 3:53 pm | Creative New Zealand

Nominations for the Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards 2014 are now open. The awards celebrate excellence and innovation in Pacific arts in New Zealand. More >>

 

 

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