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Sarjeant Gallery awards residencies to two New Zealand artists

2017 Jul 18

A New Zealand photographic artist working in Berlin and an Otago based artist have each been awarded five month residencies with Whanganui’s Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare O Rehua over the next year. For…

Oral History Awards Tell Our Stories

2017 Jul 18

Sporting traditions, Māori history, and the experiences of children and women with a disability are just some of the stories that will be made more accessible due to this year’s New Zealand Oral1Hi…

Arts practitioners head to the world’s leading festival city

2017 Jul 18

Creative New Zealand and British Council New Zealand are supporting 11 New Zealand arts practitioners to engage in two bespoke development programmes running alongside the Edinburgh Festivals this Aug…

Belgian Ambassador unveils plaque for WW1 heroine

2017 Jul 18

First World War Queen Elisabeth Medal recipient Elizabeth Pinfold will be honoured this Friday with the unveiling of a plaque by the Belgian Ambassador, His Excellency Jean-Luc Bodson, at her restored…

Dissent - a Different Type of Courage

2017 Jul 17

Dissent, a powerful new temporary exhibition about opposition to the First World War in New Zealand, opens on Friday 21st July at The Great War Exhibition. This painting by Bob Kerr shows Archibald B…

Minister pays tribute to Cliff Whiting

2017 Jul 17

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has paid tribute to the legacy of master carver Cliff Whiting, who has passed away at the age of 81. “Cliff Whiting was an exceptional New Zealander,…

NZ Welcomes Visit from UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson

2017 Jul 14

Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has confirmed that United Kingdom Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will visit New Zealand from 23-25 July. “New Zealand and the United Kingdom enjoy a close and1enduri…

Lottery Grants Board 2017/18 grants announced

2017 Jul 13

New Zealand Communities are set to get a boost in funding to help provide a range of services and conserve some of our most precious taonga thanks to the Lottery Grants Board. Internal Affairs1Ministe…

NZSO embraces virtual reality to create unique musical experience for Kiwis

2017 Jul 13

New Zealanders can now experience all the thrills, excitement and energy of what it’s like to be a musician performing in our national orchestra thanks to cutting-edge 360-degree virtual reality1tec…

‘Luck of the Draw’ project explores conscription

2017 Jul 11

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says a project by 8 young New Zealand artists will spark new conversations on conscription and give us all a better understanding of its place in our1h…

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