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Brazilian dancer wins scholarship and job with the RNZB

2011 Jan 20

New Zealand's top ballet scholarship has been awarded to 21-year-old Helio Lima, securing him a place with the Royal New Zealand Ballet (RNZB) for 2011. The Brazilian-born dancer was awarded the p…

2011 Pikihuia Awards for Māori writers

2011 Jan 14

Huia Publishers and the Māori Literature Trust are excited to announce the return of the Pikihuia Awards for Māori Writers, starting 1 January 2011. We encourage Māori writers of novels, short st…

Three NZ shorts selected for Berlin

2011 Jan 13

One of the world’s oldest and most prestigious Film Festivals has selected three New Zealand short films to grace its screens this year. The 61st Berlin International Film Festival in Germany offi…

Significant change ahead for music funding

2010 Dec 22

Press release from NZ On Air. After considering Chris Caddick's comprehensive review of our domestic music funding schemes, NZ On Air is now planning wide-ranging changes to the way we fund and1pr…

Taskforce endorses tax incentives for charitable giving

2010 Dec 17

Revenue Minister Peter Dunne today welcomed recommendations by the Cultural Philanthropy Taskforce endorsing recent changes to the tax rules to encourage New Zealanders to give more generously to1ph…

Report outlines ways to grow philanthropic giving

2010 Dec 17

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Christopher Finlayson today welcomed a new report of the Cultural Philanthropy Taskforce, which makes six key recommendations to increase charitable giving to the…

Research report into strengthening private sector support for the arts

2010 Dec 08

Published in October 2010, this report identifies opportunities for increasing revenue to the arts from private sources. The report concludes that in New Zealand the greatest opportunity for increas…

We're back - phew!

2010 Dec 06

Pure magic. That describes the sparkle and glitter and artistic fulfillment we all experienced on the biggest international tour of our history.    Three years in the planning, nothing was left1…

Visitors flock to see Ron Mueck sculptures at Christchurch

2010 Nov 12

Ron Mueck has become the most popular paid-entry exhibition ever to be shown at Christchurch Art Gallery, with a total of 36,000 people visiting in its first six weeks. Since it opened on 21Octobe…

Swiss ovation for NZSO a highlight of dream tour

2010 Nov 07

The NZSO flew the flag for New Zealand music in Switzerland, performing works by David Farquhar and Ross Harris, as well as Douglas Lilburn's Aotearoa. Music Director Pietari Inkinen led two1encore…

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