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Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement

Tuesday, 15 May 2012, 6:21 pm | Creative NZ

Every year, New Zealanders are invited to nominate their choice of an outstanding writer who has made a significant contribution to New Zealand literature in the genres of non-fiction, poetry and fiction. New Zealand writers are also able to nominate ... More >>

Creative New Zealand mourns the loss of Christopher Doig

Thursday, 13 October 2011, 4:48 pm | Creative NZ

Creative New Zealand the Arts Council of New Zealand mourns the loss of international opera singer, sports administrator and Southern Opera founder Christopher Doig. “Chris was a remarkable man, and in many ways a force of nature. “says Creative New Zealand ... More >>

Māori and Pacific artists at Festival of Pacific Arts 2012

Monday, 5 September 2011, 2:06 pm | Creative NZ

Creative New Zealand is calling for expressions of interest from Māori and New Zealand-based Pacific artists to participate in the 11th Festival of Pacific Arts in the Solomon Islands in July next year. More >>

Fly My Pretties and that Scottish play in Christchurch

Monday, 15 August 2011, 11:46 am | Creative NZ

Creative New Zealand has approved more than $100,000 in the latest round of eight earthquake emergency assistance grants to help re-establish an active arts scene in Christchurch. More >>

Tiffany Singh awarded Artist In Residence

Tuesday, 9 August 2011, 11:03 am | Creative NZ

New Zealand installation artist Tiffany Singh will transform an abandoned site into a community hub filled with native plants, sustainable food, and religious symbols as an artist-in-residence in Samoa. More >>

Michael Parekowhai exhibition opens at the Venice Biennale

Thursday, 2 June 2011, 11:49 am | Creative NZ

Michael Parekowhai’s Venice Biennale exhibition On first Looking into Chapman’s Homer had its official opening this evening in Venice (1 June local time). The beautiful voice of New Zealand opera singer Aivale Cole welcomed over 300 guests as she performed ... More >>

Creative New Zealand response to Canterbury earthquake

Thursday, 24 February 2011, 9:12 am | Creative NZ

Creative New Zealand expresses its deepest sympathies to the people of Canterbury following yesterday's devastating earthquake. More >>

Creative NZ contestable funding guide now online

Monday, 17 January 2011, 2:09 pm | Creative NZ

The annual guide on how to apply for Creative New Zealand contestable funding is now available from our website. More >>

Language vital to retaining Pacific heritage arts

Monday, 21 June 2010, 3:33 pm | Creative NZ

Fluency in Pacific languages is critical to maintaining healthy Pacific heritage arts in New Zealand, according to research published today by Creative New Zealand. More >>

ARTSpeak Pasifika 2010 - forum for Pacific Arts

Friday, 28 May 2010, 11:56 am | Creative NZ

Creative New Zealand is inviting Pasifika artists from throughout New Zealand to attend a national Pacific arts development forum - ARTSpeak Pasifika - in Auckland on 25-26 June 2010. More >>

Whale traditions explored

Wednesday, 17 March 2010, 12:09 pm | Creative NZ

Waitakere writer Bradford Haami has been selected for the first ever Maori writer’s residency at the Michael King Writers’ Centre in Devonport. More >>

Applications Invited for Toi Oahu Residency Hawaii

Thursday, 11 December 2008, 11:15 am | Creative NZ

Applications are now open for the Creative New Zealand Toi Oahu Residency at the University of Hawaii. The two month residency is open to established Maori artists in the fields of visual arts and craft/ object art. More >>