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Te Waka Toi Awards celebrate and recognise excellence in Māori art

2017 Aug 26

Some of the country’s most talented artists, advocates and community leaders were celebrated tonight in recognition of outstanding achievement, leadership and excellence at the Te Waka Toi Awards 20…

Dean Whiting appointed to NZ Arts Council

2017 Aug 24

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has appointed Wellingtonian Dean Whiting of Te Whanau a Apanui descent to the Arts Council of New Zealand. “Dean’s significant knowledge of te ao1M…

New Zealand School of Dance Solo Season 2017

2017 Aug 22

The New Zealand School of Dance (NZSD), is celebrating 50 years of training and inspiring world class professional young dancers. Show attendees will be moved and inspired in this year's contemporary1…

Tri-Nation Co-lab takes place in the world’s leading festival city

2017 Aug 18

Performing artists from New Zealand, Hong Kong and Scotland will come together at the Edinburgh art festivals in August for a new programme that incentivises fresh ways of working with international1p…

Royal New Zealand Ballet’s first audio description

2017 Aug 18

Royal New Zealand Ballet will present its first audio described performances for blind and low vision patrons in Auckland with the ballet Romeo and Juliet, which opens in Wellington on 16 August and t…

Acclaimed American singer to deliver a devil of a performance with NZSO

2017 Aug 17

American Eric Owens, one of the world’s greatest living bass-baritones, will perform with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra this month in two performances of  Berlioz’s The Damnation of1Faust. …

Suite of new SCAPE public artworks and events expected to draw crowds into Christchurch

2017 Aug 16

New Zealand’s premier annual public art event, the SCAPE Public Art Season 2017, will run for six weeks from October 7 – November 18, launching new artworks and showcasing the extensive current ca…

Three Pacific teams join Mahuki innovation hub at Te Papa

2017 Aug 15

Three Pacific businesses have joined the Mahuki Innovation Hub at Te Papa, supported by the Pacific Business Trust. Mahuki is an in-residence programme that runs for four months each year in Te Papa's…

Arts can help meet challenges in health and social services

2017 Aug 15

Research conducted in the UK provides evidence that participating in the arts improves quality of life, aids recovery from illness and saves money across the health and social services, says Richard1B…

Margaret Mahy Book of the Year Award winner announced

2017 Aug 14

Arts, Culture and Heritage Maggie Barry has announced David Elliot’s book ‘Snark’ as this year’s winner of the New Zealand Margaret Mahy Book of the Year Award. Cover of David Elliot's Snark1…

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