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New Zealand Confirms Yuki Kihara’s Exhibition Title And Pavilion Location For Biennale Arte 2022

Saturday, 16 October 2021, 5:52 pm | Creative New Zealand

Small island ecologies, climate change, queer rights, Gauguin’s gaze, intersectionality and decolonization; these are just some of the topics explored by award-winning interdisciplinary artist Yuki Kihara for the New Zealand pavilion at the 59th International Art Exhibition ... More >>

Creative New Zealand Welcomes Additional $5 Million From Government To Support The Arts Sector Through Delta

Wednesday, 29 September 2021, 9:12 am | Creative New Zealand

Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Carmel Sepuloni announced today that the Government is providing a targeted support package of reprioritised funding to help the arts and culture sector respond to the challenges of the Delta variant. The Government ... More >>

2020 Prime Minister’s Awards For Literary Achievement: Winners Announced And Live Online Literary Panel

Tuesday, 10 November 2020, 9:22 am | Creative New Zealand

A lifetime of insights on Māori dance arts told in te reo Māori, a comprehensive anthology of New Zealand poetry in English, and an illustrated story of how James Cook charted Aotearoa New Zealand are just some of the many achievements of those ... More >>

Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards 2020 Going Online

Friday, 9 October 2020, 3:46 pm | Creative New Zealand

Every year, the Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards celebrate innovation and excellence in Pacific arts in Aotearoa. While the news around COVID-19 alert levels was welcomed this week, Creative New Zealand has made the difficult decision to not ... More >>

Creative New Zealand Opens First Of Its Funding Opportunities Under 12-Month Investment Plan

Monday, 3 August 2020, 4:27 pm | Creative New Zealand

Today, Monday 3 August, Creative New Zealand opens the first opportunities in its 12-month investment plan, announced in July and following the completion of its first phase COVID-19 emergency response. The opportunities opened this morning offer funding ... More >>

Details Of Creative New Zealand’s 12-month Investment Plan, Ahead Of August Openings

Saturday, 11 July 2020, 7:03 am | Creative New Zealand

Following its announcement on Friday 3 July , Creative New Zealand can now provide more details about its COVID-19-driven investment plan for the next 12 months, ahead of August openings. The programme is designed to be flexible in an uncertain environment, ... More >>

Creative New Zealand Adds $13m To Initial Emergency Arts Funding

Tuesday, 9 June 2020, 5:00 pm | Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand has dug deep to respond to the extraordinary volume of applications for its COVID-19 Emergency Response Package, investing an additional $13 million in its now closed first phase of arts funding. Arts Council leadership on Friday ... More >>

Creative New Zealand Welcomes Biggest Government Investment In The Arts For Two Decades

Saturday, 30 May 2020, 7:46 am | Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand is thrilled with the Government’s multimillion-dollar investment in the arts and culture sector – the biggest government investment since 2000 – which will strengthen the organisation’s ability to support the arts community’s ... More >>

Massive Response To Creative NZ's COVID-19 Emergency Support, With Some Phase 1 Timeframes Shortened

Saturday, 16 May 2020, 6:42 am | Creative New Zealand

In just four weeks, Creative New Zealand has invested almost $8 million of an available $16 million through Phase 1 of its COVID-19 Emergency Response Package and, due to the overwhelming response, will shorten the application timeframe for two opportunities ... More >>

Creative New Zealand Calls On Aotearoa – Share Your Thanks For Ngā Toi (the Arts)

Friday, 17 April 2020, 1:14 pm | Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand today, 17 April, launched a national advocacy campaign to highlight and celebrate that right now, in bubbles nationwide, the arts are making COVID-19 lockdown a better place to be. Ngā toi (the arts) are crucial for New Zealanders’ ... More >>

Creative New Zealand Opens First Phase Funding For COVID-19-impacted Arts Sector

Tuesday, 14 April 2020, 1:54 pm | Creative New Zealand

Today, Tuesday 14 April, Creative New Zealand has opened its first phase Emergency Response Package, a $16 million investment to be distributed to the arts sector through to 30 June 2020 (the end of Creative New Zealand’s financial year). A second phase, ... More >>

Details Of Creative New Zealand’s First Phase Arts Sector Boost, Ahead Of 14 April Opening

Tuesday, 7 April 2020, 7:07 am | Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand’s Emergency Response Package reflects a changed landscape, delivers opportunities for new and refocused creative projects that work in that new landscape, and bolsters a sector knocked to its knees by the impact of COVID-19. ... More >>

Creative New Zealand’s First Phase COVID-19 Response, $16m

Wednesday, 25 March 2020, 8:37 am | Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand can now confirm its Emergency Response Package, announced on Friday in response to COVID-19, will include a first phase $16 million investment to buffer and support the arts community, with benefits extending well beyond the ... More >>

Creative New Zealand Establishes Multi-million Dollar COVID-19 Response

Friday, 20 March 2020, 7:30 pm | Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand’s governing body, the Arts Council, has empowered the national arts development agency to establish a multi-million-dollar Emergency Response Package to support artists, arts practitioners, arts groups and arts organisations coping ... More >>

Creative NZ board appointments

Friday, 13 December 2019, 2:25 pm | Creative New Zealand

Janine Morrell-Gunn, Riria Hotere-Barnes and John Ong have been appointed to the board of Creative NZ (the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa) and Roger King has been appointed for a further term, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Arts, Culture ... More >>

Nancy Brunning honored at Te Waka Toi Awards

Sunday, 1 December 2019, 11:58 am | Creative New Zealand

Actor, writer, director and producer, Nancy Brunning was recognised for her contribution to Māori arts tonight at the 2019 Te Waka Toi Awards held in Rotorua. Awarded the Te Tohu Kē a Te Waka Toi award for significant, positive impact on the development ... More >>

Berlin residency to examine role of censorship in activism

Monday, 25 November 2019, 2:14 pm | Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand Berlin Visual Arts Residency to examine role of historic censorship in modern-day activism More >>

Outstanding Pasifika artists to be celebrated

Monday, 7 October 2019, 9:58 am | Creative New Zealand

The annual Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards recognise innovation and excellence in Pacific Arts and their contribution to the rich diversity of Aotearoa as a multi-cultural Pacific nation. Seven Pasifika artists will be honoured this year at a ceremony at ... More >>

Biennale Arte 2021: NZ’s artist and curator announced

Monday, 16 September 2019, 4:17 pm | Creative New Zealand

The Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa is pleased to announce interdisciplinary artist Yuki Kihara as New Zealand’s artist for the 59th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia presented in 2021. More >>

Budding poet to explore identity and society through Bursary

Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 4:35 pm | Creative New Zealand

“My first book took over 10 years to write, partly because I lacked time to devote to writing, and partly because I had trouble taking myself seriously as a writer,’ says poet Oscar Upperton, who has been awarded the 2019 Creative New Zealand Louis ... More >>