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New Zealand’s Pavilion Opens In Venice With Yuki Kihara’s Paradise Camp

Thursday, 21 April 2022, 5:49 am | Creative NZ

Last night (NZ time), New Zealand’s pavilion at the 59th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia was officially opened with Yuki Kihara’s ensemble exhibition Paradise Camp, curated by Natalie King. Minister for Arts, Culture, and Heritage ... More >>

Celebrating Pasifika Excellence: Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards 2020 Recipients Announced

Wednesday, 21 October 2020, 5:58 pm | Creative NZ

Recipients clockwise from top left: Lusi Faiva, Pelenakeke Brown, Michel Tuffery, Tanya Muagututi'a, Moses Mackay, Pati Solomona Tyrell, Tanu Gago and Cora-Allan Wickliffe The Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards 2020 recognise innovation and excellence ... More >>

Festival Of Pacific Arts 2020 In Hawai’i Postponed

Tuesday, 3 March 2020, 7:22 pm | Creative NZ

Creative New Zealand acknowledges the announcement by the Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture (FestPAC) Commission today, Tuesday 3 March, to postpone the 2020 festival due to growing global concerns over COVID-19 (novel coronavirus). Creative New Zealand ... More >>

Māori and Pacific artists to contribute to Oceania

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 9:28 am | Creative NZ

Two hundred and fifty years after the first encounters between Māori, Pacific Peoples, and Europeans, six Māori and Pasifika artists are being supported by Creative New Zealand to speak at Oceania exhibition’s Special Weekend , hosted by Quai Branly ... More >>

125 Years of Women’s Suffrage celebrated with new arts fund

Wednesday, 28 November 2018, 9:07 am | Creative NZ

Women’s suffrage in New Zealand is being celebrated by a new arts fund opening on the 125th anniversary of the first national election in which New Zealand women voted – the election of 28 November 1893. The Suffrage 125 Fund will support high ... More >>

Te Waka Toi Awards celebrate and recognise excellence

Sunday, 18 November 2018, 12:38 pm | Creative NZ

Te Waka Toi Awards celebrate and recognise excellence and achievement in Maori ārt Marilynn Webb ONZM, one of this country’s most distinguished and influential artists, tonight received Te Tohu Aroha mō Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu, the Supreme ... More >>

Te Waka Toi Awards to celebrate excellence in Māori art

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 11:14 am | Creative NZ

Some of the most talented exponents of Ngā Toi Māori will be recognised and celebrated at the 2018 Te Waka Toi Awards for excellence and achievement in Māori art at Te Papa on November 17. More >>

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 >>