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The Big Idea Appoints New Chair

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 9:21 am | The Big Idea

New Zealand’s favourite website for championing and employment in the creative sector, is delighted to announce the appointment of Patrick Snedden as its new chairperson. His appointment to the Big Idea was the brainchild ... More >>

NZ at world arts summit

Tuesday, 14 January 2014, 11:55 am | The Big Idea

The Big Idea executive director Elisabeth Vaneveld is one of three New Zealand arts leaders speaking at the 6th World Summit on Arts & Culture. More >>

NOT my day job

Thursday, 31 October 2013, 4:59 pm | The Big Idea

Posties and poets, scientists and dancers, doctors and writers - if you work in the creative sector you'll be familiar with juggling multiple jobs, a reality of our creative ecology and freelance economy. More >>

Will 'she'll be right' serve you right?

Wednesday, 8 June 2011, 3:34 pm | The Big Idea

It’s tempting when times get tough to bury your head in the sand and hope for the best. So can Kiwi creatives afford to do that, or will they go the way of the moa? That’s the challenge presented at this year’s Survive & Thrive: Fuelling the ... More >>

Sound and social focus for digital residency

Wednesday, 15 September 2010, 5:14 pm | The Big Idea

Luke Munn, a New Zealand sound artist well known for his socially focused arts practice, has been selected as the inaugural Digital Artist in Residence on The Big Idea website, a partnership project between CoLab and The Big Idea. More >>

Help Yourself to Generator

Wednesday, 8 September 2010, 12:38 pm | The Big Idea

Feeling a bit stuck? Not sure what to do next, or wondering how you can grow what you are doing to the next level? Generator, a brand new free online resource on The Big Idea, invites you to help yourself! More >>

The Big Idea Navigator Bulletin #27 - 23 July

Thursday, 23 July 2009, 4:09 pm | The Big Idea

Film maker Roger Horrocks worked with Len Lye when he was younger and says in a sense he’s been working with him ever since - writing his biography, restoring his films, and now making a dramatic short film about him. More >>

The Big Idea Navigator Bulletin #26 - Thursday 16

Thursday, 16 July 2009, 5:10 pm | The Big Idea

Auckland Theatre Company’s Lynne Cardy describes how her night out ‘amongst the vibrancy of young audiences’ in Wellington led to staging the Young and Hungry Festival in Auckland, and why working alongside willing professionals (in any art ... More >>

The Big Idea Rolls Out New Website

Wednesday, 15 April 2009, 9:04 am | The Big Idea

Creative New Zealanders will find it easier to network and look for work online through The Big Idea’s new website, More >>

The Big Idea website relaunched -

Friday, 3 April 2009, 2:43 pm | The Big Idea

The Big Idea | Te Aria Nui is proud to launch its new online space for New Zealand's creative community. More >>

Tributes flow for Helen Clark on The Big Idea

Friday, 21 November 2008, 4:34 pm | The Big Idea

Tributes for Helen Clark, former Prime Minister and Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage, have flowed into The Big Idea , from arts leaders and the creative community. More >>

Partnership to grow ICT confidence for creatives

Thursday, 1 March 2007, 9:53 am | The Big Idea

The Big Idea Trust today met with senior creative sector leaders working within or closely with local authorities to discuss forming a partnership for the redevelopment and expansion of through Government’s Digital Strategy Community ... More >>

The Big Idea marks its 5th year

Thursday, 7 December 2006, 2:53 pm | The Big Idea

The Big Idea marks its 5th year as the Number 1 online community in the Creative Sector More >>

Urban Designers on the Stadium Question

Wednesday, 15 November 2006, 10:30 am | The Big Idea

Some of the best commentary regarding the Stadium option in Auckland is happening on The Big Idea website We have been concerned about the lack of a forum that included urban designers, architects and planners on this issue and ... More >>