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New Zealand Festival congratulates former Executive Director on New Zealander of Year (Senior) Award

2017 Feb 23

New Zealand’s largest international arts festival, the New Zealand Festival, congratulates its former Executive Director Sue Paterson ONZM on winning the Metlifecare Senior New Zealander of the Year…

Manatū Taonga standing alongside Te Matatini

2017 Feb 23

Kapa haka is a powerful and positive expression of who we are as New Zealanders and we proudly support the biennial Te Matatini Festival being held this year in Hastings, Manatū Taonga Ministry for1C…

2017 New Zealander of the Year announcement

2017 Feb 22

Filmmaker, actor, artist and champion of New Zealand culture, Taika Waititi has been named 2017 New Zealander of the Year. Waititi was unable to receive the award in person due to work commitments in …

Nominate your pick of NZ's finest writers

2017 Feb 22

New Zealanders are asked to nominate their pick of the country’s finest writers for the 2017 Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement. Nominees should be writers who have made a significan…

Global arts and science unite in unique sponsorship

2017 Feb 22

Global arts and science unite in unique sponsorship for Lisa Reihana exhibition at Biennale Arte 2017 in Venice The world’s most eminent scientific academy is supporting New Zealand’s presentation…

Last chance to see Ngāti Toa Rangatira taonga

2017 Feb 21

Wellingtonians and visitors to the capital have just a few more weeks to explore the taonga of Ngāti Toa Rangatira through Te Papa’s Whiti Te Rā! The story of Ngāti Toa Rangatira Exhibition,1whic…

SMCO Composer Project selected works announced

2017 Feb 21

SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music, St Matthew’s Chamber Orchestra (SMCO) and Composers Association of New Zealand (CANZ) are delighted to announce the works selected for the SMCO Composer Project1t…

Jennifer Ward-Lealand Leads Ensemble Cast in Feature Film

2017 Feb 20

First time feature film writer/director Dorthe Scheffmann begins shooting Vermilion in Ponsonby and Central Auckland today. Vermilion tells the story of a group of women who are close to each other1…

Shortland Street musical strikes chord with Deaf community

2017 Feb 20

The opportunity to see a New Zealand Sign Language interpreted performance of Shortland Street – the Musical, on during the Auckland Arts Festival 2017, has struck a chord with Deaf and hard of hear…

New Zealand contemporary jewellery to shine in Munich

2017 Feb 20

A large collection of New Zealand’s best contemporary jewellery will be on show during Munich’s internationally influential Jewellery Week, next month, with support from Creative New Zealand. Four…

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