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Romeo and Juliet – Royal New Zealand Ballet’s biggest production of the year

2017 Jul 07

Shakespeare’s greatest love story, Romeo and Juliet, will be brought to life next month by the Royal New Zealand Ballet, in the company’s most epic production of 2017. Newly choreographed, this th…

Arts-themed boutique hotel being explored for Arts Centre

2017 Jul 06

The Arts Centre is liaising with six domestic and international hotel operators about operating a potential arts-themed, boutique, 32-room hotel on the site. None of the hotel operators can be1identif…

Pablos Art Studios a bridge to social inclusion

2017 Jul 06

Finding a haven in a busy world can be a challenge but for the past 24 years, Pablos Art Studios has offered a creative place in Wellington for people when life seems overwhelming. The recipient of1th…

Women's Horror Short Film Fund - Announcement of Successful Applicants

2017 Jul 06

The New Zealand Film Commission is pleased to announce the successful applicants for the Women’s Horror Short Film Fund who will each receive a grant of $60,000 to make their films. This was a1one-o…

Berlin residency gives historian opportunity to write untold ‘micro-history’

2017 Jul 05

The untold story of former Whanganui mayor, Charles Mackay, who was killed in Berlin in 1929 while working as a journalist, will be told by the latest recipient of Creative New Zealand’s Berlin Writ…

Awards recognise arts leadership in prisons

2017 Jul 05

A performing artist who has returned home to New Zealand after many years dancing with a renowned dance company in California, a partnership that resulted in a large tape art mural in central1Wellingt…

Sports board appointees step up to the plate

2017 Jul 05

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman has today announced a suite of new appointments to a range of sports boards. “I believe that strong leadership which sets a clear strategic direction1i…

Disability pride shines in tape art partnership

2017 Jul 05

Strong community partnerships resulted in a tape art mural during Wellington’s Disability Pride Week despite November’s earthquake almost thwarting the project.  Artists were happy and had a1grea…

A century and a half of right and honourable reporting

2017 Jul 04

This week, Hansard turns 150 years old and for the first time all 723 volumes of its parliamentary transcripts will be accessible and searchable online. The anniversary was announced today in Parliame…

Your Weekly ‘Back-Pocket’ Guide Rugby 2017 Festival Events: 5-9 July

2017 Jul 04

The DHL NZ Lions Series 2017 wraps up this week with the final decider test in Auckland this weekend. As part of the nationwide Rugby 2017 Festival, there are still plenty of activities for visitors…

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