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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 >>

Recharting Our Course For The Next Four Years: Creative NewZealand Seeking Feedback On Proposed Focus Areas

Thursday, 3 March 2022, 11:43 am | Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand is seeking feedback on three proposed strategic focus areas for the next four years, through a discussion document it released today. The organisation is keen to hear from the arts sector by 31 March. These focus areas reflect the strategic, ... More >>

25th Annual Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards Recognise Excellence And Innovation

Monday, 15 November 2021, 9:53 am | Creative New Zealand

Seven Pacific award recipients have been recognised for their excellence, innovation and contribution to Pacific arts in the Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards 2021 announced today. <img src="" ... More >>

Arts Council Appoints Deputy Chair And Welcomes New Members

Thursday, 4 November 2021, 7:57 am | Creative New Zealand

Following appointments by the Minister for Arts, Culture & Heritage, Hon Carmel Sepuloni, the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa (Creative New Zealand’s governing board) is delighted to welcome new members: artist and curator Ane Tonga ... More >>

Eight Visual Orators Announced For Pacific Photography Masterclass

Monday, 1 November 2021, 11:06 am | Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand, in partnership with globally renowned photojournalists from VII Academy, are pleased to announce the eight recipients of its inaugural Pacific photography programme for 2021. <img src="" ... More >>

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 >>