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Literary Heavyweights Vie for Top Writing Honours

2017 Mar 07

Four of the country’s most respected novelists are in the running for New Zealand’s richest fiction writing prize with today’s announcement of the 2017 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards shortlist. …

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Arts Access Awards 2017: nominations call

2017 Feb 17

Do you want to see an outstanding disabled artist recognised? Or how about a leader providing access to the arts for people in New Zealand? Nominations to this year’s Arts Access Awards, presented1a…

New Zealand Arts Funding Platform Reaches $3 Million Milestone

2017 Feb 16

New Zealand based arts-crowdfunding platform ‘Boosted’ has reached a significant milestone, raising over $3 million dollars for arts and creative projects in a sector typically dominated by1compet…

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