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For The Arts: New Programmes Deliver Tailored Support For The Arts Community

Wednesday, 15 November 2023, 12:10 pm | Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand today announced its new programmes for 2024. The eight new funding and support opportunities are tailored to three distinct groups: early career artists, artists and practitioners, and arts groups and organisations, and will replace ... More >>

Creative New Zealand Chief Executive Stephen Wainwright To Depart From The Role

Tuesday, 31 October 2023, 10:06 am | Creative New Zealand

After more than three decades’ service with Creative New Zealand, Stephen Wainwright is to step down from his role as Chief Executive in mid-2024. Stephen has served as Chief Executive since August 2006, having first joined Creative New Zealand in ... More >>

Creative New Zealand Launches Next Five-year Navigation Map For Pacific Arts

Thursday, 20 July 2023, 1:58 pm | Creative New Zealand

Following significant fono, talanoa, and engagement with the Pacific Arts community, Creative New Zealand are proud to share our Pacific Arts Strategy 2023-2028. This new strategy lays out Creative New Zealand’s support for Pacific Arts over the ... More >>

Creative New Zealand And NZ On Air Creative Professionals Research Released

Tuesday, 23 May 2023, 11:19 am | Creative New Zealand

Creative professionals are still earning considerably less than other New Zealand wage earners. Research just released shows that New Zealand’s creative professionals’ median income is $37,000, compared to the median of $61,800 for salary and wage earners. ... More >>

Creative NewZealand Welcomes Additional $22 Million From Government

Tuesday, 7 February 2023, 1:52 pm | Creative New Zealand

Manatū Taonga has announced today the reprioritisation of $22million from the Government’s COVID-19 Recovery Fund to Creative New Zealand to support the arts sector. Creative New Zealand welcomes a new one-off investment of $22 million from ... More >>

Creative New Zealand Appoints Toi Ki Tua To Deliver New Digital Service To Arts Sector

Monday, 5 December 2022, 3:21 pm | Creative New Zealand

The Arts Council (Creative New Zealand’s governing body) is pleased to announce the appointment of Toi ki Tua, a company owned by We Are Indigo, to establish and deliver a new Digital Arts Commissioning and Capability Service. The new service ... More >>

Announcing The Winners Of The 2022 Prime Minister’s Awards For Literary Achievement

Friday, 2 December 2022, 3:33 pm | Creative New Zealand

<img src="" width="720" height="265"> Pictured from left: James Norcliffe, Stephanie Johnson, Vincent O’Malley Spanning an impressive range of genres, the ... More >>

Te Waka Toi Awards 2022 Winners Announced

Thursday, 1 December 2022, 7:51 pm | Creative New Zealand

16 Māori artists recognised at the prestigious Ngā Taonga a Te Waka Toi Awards. Artists from a range of creative backgrounds received awards this year for their contribution to ngā toi Māori. “Kia tupu te toi, kia ora te toi, kia whanake ... More >>

Creative New Zealand Responds To Government’s Decision To Fund Shakespeare Globe Centre New Zealand

Tuesday, 18 October 2022, 2:51 pm | Creative New Zealand

A joint statement from Creative New Zealand Chief Executive Stephen Wainwright and Arts Council Chair Caren Rangi: We’re pleased to hear that the Ministry of Education (MoE) has agreed to work with Shakespeare Globe Centre New Zealand (SGCNZ) to find ... More >>

Eight Pasifika Artists Acknowledged At 26th Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards

Tuesday, 4 October 2022, 8:56 am | Creative New Zealand

From visual arts, to theatre, to the art of ngatu tā‘uli (blackened tapa cloth), eight Pasifika artists are being recognised for their contribution to Pacific arts with a Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Award. Caren Rangi, Chair of the Arts Council, ... More >>

Creative New Zealand Announces Multi-year Funding For 58 Arts Organisations

Friday, 16 September 2022, 10:27 am | Creative New Zealand

The Arts Council of Creative New Zealand today announces a $54 million investment in the Toi Uru Kahikatea programme for 2023-2025, after having invited proposals from established arts organisations earlier this year. Supporting 58 organisations ... More >>

Fringe Festivals Get Three-year Boosts For Emerging Pasifika Performing Artists

Wednesday, 24 August 2022, 4:22 pm | Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand is thrilled to support Aotearoa’s Fringe festivals for three years to develop emerging Pasifika artists through the Pacific Arts Strategy 2018 – 2023 . The new collaboration, developed with the festival directors of the Auckland ... More >>

Creative New Zealand Calling For Expressions Of Interest In Pasifika Visual-storytelling Programme

Monday, 8 August 2022, 11:33 am | Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand is thrilled to collaborate for the second time with globally renowned photojournalists from VII Academy to provide a world-class Pasifika photography programme. Applications are now open to Pasifika photographers – and this time, ... More >>

Creative New Zealand Launches New Business Capability Programme For Emerging Māori Artists

Monday, 1 August 2022, 1:36 pm | Creative New Zealand

Open for applications today, Toi Tipu Toi Rea is Creative New Zealand’s emerging Māori artists’ programme. In 2022 Toi Tipu Toi Rea has expanded; in addition to providing contestable funding, a new business-focussed capability support programme ... More >>

Mātauranga Māori Te Awe Kōtuku – Strengthening Endangered Māori Artforms

Wednesday, 27 July 2022, 10:14 am | Creative New Zealand

With additional support from the Government recently confirmed for this financial year, Creative New Zealand will be able to continue working with mātanga (expert knowledge holders) and pūkenga (specialists) around the country to protect and retain ... More >>

Challenging Times For Arts Sector Mean Renewed Strategic Focus For Creative New Zealand Over Next Four Years

Thursday, 21 July 2022, 11:36 am | Creative New Zealand

Resilience , access, inclusion and equity , and wellbeing are Creative New Zealand’s strategic focus areas over the next four years, aimed at providing ongoing support while lifting the sector out of the challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic. These ... More >>

Emerging Asian Artists Supported Through Asian Artists’ Fund

Tuesday, 14 June 2022, 12:33 pm | Creative New Zealand

Asian artists have received over $400,000 as part of a new fund to support initiatives that are by, with and for Asian arts communities. The first-time Asian Artists’ Fund is a partnership between Creative New Zealand and Foundation North. The fund ... More >>

Creative New Zealand & MFAT Announce New Partnership

Monday, 16 May 2022, 10:51 am | Creative New Zealand

Pasifika artists and creatives in Aotearoa NewZealand and the Pacific Islands will be supported to collaborate, and share skills and knowledge to build stronger resilience, in a new Digital Moana Nui a Kiva initiative between the two agencies. ... More >>

Creative New Zealand Announces New Initiative In Partnership With Disabled Pasifika Artists

Friday, 6 May 2022, 1:45 pm | Creative New Zealand

Two Pasifika artists will lead a new pilot initiative to build stronger pathways to the arts and increase support for the Pasifika Disabled community. Supported by Creative New Zealand’s Pacific Arts Strategy, 2018 – 2023 , The Toa Residency ... More >>

14 Māori Artists Recognised In Prestigious Awards, Ngā Taonga Toi A Te Waka Toi

Sunday, 10 April 2022, 5:14 am | Creative New Zealand

He toi whakairo, he mana tangata. Haramai rā e ngā Taonga Toi a te Waka Toi. Creative New Zealand is excited to announce the 2021 Te Waka Toi Award winners via a free online event on Saturday 9 April 2022, from 7pm-8pm. The awards recognise a range ... More >>





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