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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 >>

Help us shape support for sustainable careers in the arts

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 2:08 pm | Creative New Zealand

We’re inviting public comment and feedback on our response to A Profile of Creative Professionals, the research seeking to better understand career sustainability in the arts and creative industries. More >>

First Māori writer to receive Michael King Fellowship

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 2:20 pm | Creative New Zealand

Dr Mere Whaanga (Ngāti Rongomaiwahine, Ngāti Kahungunu and Ngāti Pahauwera) is the first Māori writer to be awarded the prestigious Creative New Zealand Michael King Writer’s Fellowship . Dr Whaanga was awarded $100,000 to complete a book that ... More >>

Largest delegation of artists to represent NZ in Edinburgh

Friday, 26 July 2019, 3:10 pm | Creative New Zealand

New Zealand arts are thriving in Edinburgh, with a formidable line up of New Zealand theatre companies, artists, writers and performers set to entertain and amaze at the world’s most prestigious festival city this August. More >>

NZ theatre picked by SoHo Playhouse for New York showcase

Wednesday, 24 July 2019, 10:26 am | Creative New Zealand

We are thrilled to announce three NZ shows all featuring Māori and Pacific performers have been selected for a 2020 showcase in New York! More >>

$100,000 Fellowship granted for experimental choreography

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 6:40 pm | Creative New Zealand

“I rage against the idea of dance as an elitist art form,” says dance practitioner Sacha Copland, who has been granted the $100,000 Creative New Zealand Choreographic Fellowship to bring her experimental, highly-participatory project, Beginning Again ... More >>

Important role young men play in traditional Sāmoan society

Wednesday, 10 July 2019, 12:44 pm | Creative New Zealand

Wellington Pacific dancer and choreographer Tupe Lualua will embark on a journey exploring the traditional role of the taule'ale'a (untitled man) within the village community as the 2019 Creative New Zealand Sāmoa Artist in Residence. More >>

Creative New Zealand welcomes Government’s new investment

Thursday, 13 June 2019, 10:50 am | Creative New Zealand

The Government’s Budget 2019 included a welcome $1 million annual increase to Creative New Zealand’s baseline funding, to improve career sustainability for artists and arts practitioners. Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage, Hon Grant ... More >>

Pacific Toa category announced for Arts Pasifika Awards 2019

Monday, 20 May 2019, 2:10 pm | Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand is offering a new Pacific Toa Award to support Pasifika artists with the lived experience of disability, as part of this year’s Arts Pasifika Awards. Nominations for the 2019 awards are now open . More >>

Artist to broadcast lists of millions of bygone things

Wednesday, 24 April 2019, 11:31 am | Creative New Zealand

From May 8, Dane Mitchell’s multi-site artwork Post hoc will broadcast lists of millions of disappeared or bygone things across Venice from the New Zealand Pavilion for the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, the world’s ... More >>

Young people at forefront of new Creative NZ funding

Tuesday, 23 April 2019, 5:26 pm | Creative New Zealand

Young Kiwis will have more opportunities to explore their creativity, with 20 artists and arts organisations awarded a share of Creative New Zealand’s new Toi Rangatahi funding for projects involving young people, aged 10 to 25 years. More >>

Recipients of 125 Years of Women’s Suffrage arts fund

Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 11:20 am | Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand has announced 10 recipients to receive funding totalling over $150,000 through a new Suffrage 125 Fund. These innovative arts projects will recognise women from diverse cultural backgrounds that have helped advance women's rights. More >>

Put your best foot forward early for Creative funding

Friday, 22 March 2019, 8:45 am | Creative New Zealand

Make a quality application well ahead of the Friday 29 March deadline, is Creative New Zealand’s advice to artists and organisations seeking support through current funding opportunities. More >>