Elections and campaigns
Politicians kissing babies and television advertisements trying to convince voters one party is better than another are all part of the run-up to an election...
Tyrannosaurs – Meet the Family
Tyrannosaurs - Meet the Family opens at Te Papa on September 27. Alongside the ROAR-some exhibition are some amazing events catering for all ages... You can find out what happens behind-the-scenes, learn dino facts with world-famous experts, and even sleep over in the exhibition itself!
RNZB appoints new Artistic Director
The Royal New Zealand Ballet is delighted to announce the appointment of 36 year old Italian Francesco Ventriglia as the company’s new artistic director.
70th anniversary of New Zealand's first refugees
The Museum of Wellington City & Sea stages a Celebration of Everything Polish this October to mark the 70th anniversary of the arrival of New Zealand’s first refugees in November 1944.
It’s Time to Bring Fanfare Home to Christchurch
On 1 September SCAPE Public Art launched their Bring Fanfare Home Public Appeal Campaign to raise the targeted $50,000 needed to install Neil Dawson’s Fanfare in Christchurch.
Mark Cleverley : Objectspace Master of Craft
Mark Cleverley: Objectspace Master of Craft is now installed at Objectspace. The show celebrates Cleverley’s 60 year legacy of design, which crosses the fields of architecture, ceramics, furniture, graphic design, textiles and design education.
Top performers arrive for Mozart’s greatest opera
Some of opera’s most warmly regarded and awarded singers are arriving this week from around New Zealand and the world, as rehearsals pick up pace for the Auckland and Wellington seasons of Don Giovanni.
Spectrum at war
Radio New Zealand's website now features a selection of First World War treasures from the Spectrum archives.
New Christchurch community arts fund announced
A new $250,000 fund aimed at boosting community arts in Christchurch is part of a joint initiative between Christchurch City Council and Creative New Zealand.
Creating culture, preserving heritage
Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage works to enrich the lives of all New Zealanders by supporting our dynamic culture and preserving our heritage.
We support many of New Zealand’s arts, media, heritage and sports organisations; advise government on cultural matters and provide research and resources for everyone to access. The organisations we fund deliver a wide range of cultural experiences for all to enjoy.