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New Zealanders Are Increasingly Positive About The Benefits Of The Arts

Tuesday, 23 April 2024, 1:04 pm | Creative NZ

New Zealanders are increasingly going to and taking part in the arts. This engagement is accompanied by increasingly positive attitudes about the benefits the arts bring to individuals, society, and the economy. The positive trends are clear in the results ... More >>

Mataaho Collective Wins Prestigious Prize At 60th Venice Biennale Overnight

Sunday, 21 April 2024, 1:17 pm | Creative NZ

The four wāhine Māori practitioners: Erena Arapere-Baker (Te Atiawa ki Whakarongotai, Ngāti Toa Rangātira), Sarah Hudson (Ngāti Awa, Ngāi Tūhoe, Ngāti Pūkeko), Bridget Reweti (Ngāti Ranginui, Ngāi Te Rangi) and Terri Te Tau (Rangitāne ki Wairarapa) have won the Golden Lion. More >>

Te Ao Māori And Contemporary NZ Culture Set To Shine At First SXSW Sydney Festival

Wednesday, 4 October 2023, 10:10 am | Creative NZ

Māori culture will be centre stage at SXSW Sydney next month, with a contingent in attendance to celebrate and highlight te ao Māori and contemporary New Zealand culture and creativity. SXSW Sydney, which runs from 15-22 October is the first South ... More >>

Creative New Zealand Makes Long-term Commitment To New Zealand Presence At Venice Biennale

Wednesday, 21 December 2022, 6:50 pm | Creative NZ

The future is bright for New Zealand at the Venice Biennale as the Arts Council adopts recommendations from an external review of this culturally significant event. The legacy of New Zealand’s participation in the Venice Biennale is strong and ... More >>

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 >>





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