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‘Arts prescriptions’ could improve mental health

Friday, 15 June 2018, 12:44 pm | Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand is advocating for improved access to creative spaces to support better health outcomes in its submission to the Government’s Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction . More >>

DOC and Creative New Zealand to continue Wild Creations

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 3:35 pm | Creative New Zealand

More New Zealand artists will be inspired by New Zealand’s natural environment and cultural heritage with the continuation of a successful Creative New Zealand partnership with the Department of Conservation. More >>

Jewellery makers seek global audience

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 4:38 pm | Creative New Zealand

Jewellery makers seek global audience at international trade fair Some of New Zealand’s top jewellery makers will show their work to curators, gallerists and collectors at one of the largest and most influential trade fairs in Munich, Germany. The delegation ... More >>

PM’s Awards for Literary Achievement: call for nominations

Thursday, 15 February 2018, 4:27 pm | Creative New Zealand

2018 Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement: call for nominations Don’t miss your opportunity to nominate your pick of our finest writers for the 2018 Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement. Every year New Zealanders are invited ... More >>

Berlin underground to be focus of visual arts residency

Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 9:30 am | Creative New Zealand

Berlin underground to be focus of visual arts residency Artist and spatial designer Biljana Popovic will spend a year in Berlin exploring the relationship between art, architecture and politics as the 2018/2019 recipient of Creative New Zealand’s ... More >>

Berlin Writer’s Resident to explore hidden family past

Monday, 18 December 2017, 4:49 pm | Creative New Zealand

A family mystery involving a secret marriage during the rise of Nazi Germany is being investigated by Vivienne Plumb, recipient of the Creative New Zealand Berlin Writer’s Residency for 2017/18. More >>

Biennale Arte 2019: NZ's artist and curators announced

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 4:34 pm | Creative New Zealand

Biennale Arte 2019: New Zealand’s artist and curators announced The Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa is pleased to announce Dane Mitchell as New Zealand’s artist for the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia in 2019. ... More >>

Arts Pasifika Awards Celebrate Excellence & Innovation

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 9:48 am | Creative New Zealand

Some of New Zealand’s most talented Pacific artists were recognised for their contribution at the 2017 Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards last night. More >>

Dame Jenny Gibbs Named Commissioner for Biennale Arte 2019

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 9:49 am | Creative New Zealand

Dame Jenny Gibbs DNZM has been appointed Commissioner for New Zealand’s presentation at the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia by the Arts Council. More >>

Writers’ Centre Residencies Applications are now open

Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 12:48 pm | Creative New Zealand

New Zealand’s largest writer-residency organisation has totally revamped its programme for 2018 following calls by writers for greater flexibility. The Michael King Writers’ Centre provides a year-round programme of residencies at the historic Signalman’s ... More >>

Te Waka Toi Awards celebrate Māori art

Sunday, 27 August 2017, 11:04 am | Creative New Zealand

Te Waka Toi Awards celebrate and recognise excellence in Māori art Some of the country’s most talented artists, advocates and community leaders were celebrated tonight in recognition of outstanding achievement, leadership and excellence at the ... More >>

Tri-Nation Co-lab takes place in Edinburgh

Friday, 18 August 2017, 2:49 pm | Creative New Zealand

Performing artists from New Zealand, Hong Kong and Scotland will come together at the Edinburgh art festivals in August for a new programme that incentivises fresh ways of working with international peers to create new work. More >>

PM's Awards for Literary Achievement: winners announced

Thursday, 3 August 2017, 9:31 am | Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand has announced the winners of the 2017 Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement. They are internationally renowned Māori novelist Witi Ihimaera , literary historian and fine arts writer Peter Simpson and popular poet ... More >>

Creative NZ to invest $24 million in NZ’s arts organisations

Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 3:13 pm | Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand will invest $24 million in a wide range of arts organisations from arts festivals, dance and theatre companies and galleries through to publishers and a website featuring arts criticism, over the next two years. More >>

Creative Communities Grant applications open

Thursday, 20 July 2017, 4:25 pm | Creative New Zealand

Applications are now open for the annual Creative Communities Grant that provides funding for arts, music and cultural projects. More >>

Arts practitioners head to the world’s leading festival city

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 2:17 pm | Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand and British Council New Zealand are supporting 11 New Zealand arts practitioners to engage in two bespoke development programmes running alongside the Edinburgh Festivals this August. More >>

Berlin Residency Allows Historian to Write Untold Story

Wednesday, 5 July 2017, 9:56 am | Creative New Zealand

The untold story of former Whanganui mayor, Charles Mackay, who was killed in Berlin in 1929 while working as a journalist, will be told by the latest recipient of Creative New Zealand’s Berlin Writer's Residency, historian, curator and broadcaster, Paul ... More >>

Dynamic NZ writers to feature at Edinburgh literary festival

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 1:03 pm | Creative New Zealand

New Zealand writers making waves at home and abroad will present their work and participate in the prestigious Edinburgh International Book Festival in August. More >>

Five young NZ musicians receive scholarships

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 10:16 am | Creative New Zealand

Five talented composers and musicians have been awarded scholarships by Creative New Zealand to pursue study or professional development opportunities overseas. More >>

Fellowship awarded for book on NZ music composition

Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 12:20 pm | Creative New Zealand

The $100,000 Michael King Fellowship has been given to award winning author and composer Dr Phillip Norman to create a history of New Zealand composers and their work from the start of European settlement to present day. More >>



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