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2016 Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement

Monday, 10 October 2016, 3:12 pm | Creative New Zealand

The recipients of the Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement for 2016 have been announced today. Writers Atholl Anderson, Marilyn Duckworth and David Eggleton will each be awarded $60,000 in recognition of their outstanding contribution to ... More >>

Sponsorship deal announced for Lisa Reihana exhibition

Tuesday, 27 September 2016, 2:21 pm | Creative New Zealand

New Zealand coffee company Allpress has confirmed it will sponsor New Zealand’s presentation by Lisa Reihana at the 2017 Venice Art Biennale. More >>

Just Atelier Trust, Creative NZ And Vogel Street Party

Tuesday, 5 July 2016, 2:36 pm | Creative New Zealand

Just Atelier is pleased to announce it has received funding through the DCC and the Creative Communities Scheme, to help raise the bar on their annual celebration of locally designed and made fashion at the Vogel Street Party on October 8th. More >>

Mīria George receives Fulbright-Creative Residency

Tuesday, 5 July 2016, 9:46 am | Creative New Zealand

Writer, producer and director Mīria George is the first Cook Islands artist to receive the Fulbright-Creative New Zealand Pacific Writer’s Residency at the University of Hawaii. More >>

NZ arts practitioners head to Edinburgh

Monday, 4 July 2016, 10:31 am | Creative New Zealand

Six New Zealand arts practitioners will be attending the renowned Edinburgh festivals in August to pursue opportunities to present work and to build professional skills and networks as part of the festivals’ international delegate programme Momentum. More >>

Decline in Lotto revenue to affect the arts

Friday, 1 April 2016, 4:36 pm | Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand is reviewing its budgets for the 2016/17 financial year and beyond, following a further forecast decline in revenue from New Zealand Lottery Grants Board (NZLGB) for the 2015/16 financial year. More >>

New Zealand’s venue announced for 2017 Venice Biennale

Tuesday, 22 March 2016, 9:47 am | Creative New Zealand

New Zealand’s venue announced for 2017 Venice Biennale An historic naval warehouse in the heart of the Arsenale exhibition district will be the venue for Lisa Reihana’s media-based exhibition at the Venice Art Biennale in 2017. The New Zealand pavilion ... More >>

Oscar Enberg awarded visual arts residency in Berlin

Thursday, 25 February 2016, 12:18 pm | Creative New Zealand

New Zealand artist Oscar Enberg will spend a year in Berlin as the 2016 recipient of Creative New Zealand’s Visual Arts Residency. More >>

Designers represent Aotearoa at renowned Munich exhibitions

Thursday, 25 February 2016, 11:28 am | Creative New Zealand

New Zealand jewellery and design will feature at a major international trade fair in Germany this week. More >>

Nominations for PM's Literary Achievement Awards invited

Tuesday, 16 February 2016, 12:49 pm | Creative New Zealand

Don’t miss your opportunity to nominate your pick of our finest writers for the 2016 Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement. More >>

Alicia Frankovich awarded visual arts residency in New York

Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 1:16 pm | Creative New Zealand

Artist Alicia Frankovich has been selected to take up Creative New Zealand’s 2016 visual arts residency at the ISCP (International Studio and Curatorial Program) in New York. More >>

2015 an incredible year for New Zealand at Venice Biennale

Thursday, 3 December 2015, 11:14 am | Creative New Zealand

The 2015 Venice Biennale, which opened in May 2015, has now closed marking the end of an extraordinarily successful run for Simon Denny’sSecret Power exhibition and the New Zealand pavilion. More >>

Arts Council investment in the arts peaks in 2014/15

Monday, 30 November 2015, 12:00 pm | Creative New Zealand

The Arts Council invested a record $43.6 million in the arts and arts organisations in 2014/15 with more organisations than ever receiving multi-year funding, according to the council’s Annual Report 2014/15. Of the 82 organisations in Creative New ... More >>

Honouring contributions to Māori arts

Sunday, 29 November 2015, 11:32 am | Creative New Zealand

Tohunga, artists and community leaders have been honoured for their contributions to preserving and helping to secure the future of high-quality ngā toi Māori (Māori arts) at the 2015 Creative New Zealand Te Waka Toi Awards. More >>

Anna Jackson awarded 2015 Menton Fellowship

Friday, 6 November 2015, 9:18 am | Creative New Zealand

The fellowship is one of New Zealand's oldest and best-loved literary awards. It provides NZ $35,000 and the opportunity for a New Zealand author to live in Menton, France for three months. With the support of the city of Menton, Anna Jackson will ... More >>

International Symposium comes to Christchurch

Tuesday, 3 November 2015, 2:34 pm | Creative New Zealand

A major international visual arts symposium, Curating Under Pressure, will be hosted in Christchurch this week. The sixth in a series that has taken place in the context of international biennial events since the year 2000, this year it brings together ... More >>

2015 Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards

Thursday, 22 October 2015, 11:37 am | Creative New Zealand

Talented artists, innovators and leaders are being recognised for their outstanding contribution to Pacific arts at this year’s Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards. Among the winners is Neil Ieremia, internationally renowned choreographer ... More >>

Venice Biennale: New Zealand’s artist and curator announced

Wednesday, 21 October 2015, 4:30 pm | Creative New Zealand

The Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa has approved and is pleased to announce Lisa Reihana as New Zealand’s artist for the 57th Venice Biennale in 2017. More >>

2015 Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement

Monday, 19 October 2015, 11:57 am | Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand has announced the winners of the 2015 Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement. They are social anthropologist Dame Joan Metge, playwright Roger Hall and poet Bernadette Hall. More >>

New Zealand literature boosted by new contract

Monday, 12 October 2015, 11:33 am | Creative New Zealand

The international profile and sales of New Zealand literature and the development of the national publishing sector will be boosted over the next three financial years by a new contract awarded by Creative New Zealand. More >>



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