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The hyper-real art of Ron Mueck

2010 Sep 30

Astounding in their realism and emotional power, Ron Mueck's sculptures have made him one of the most renowned artists of our time. His startling manipulation of scale creates drama and impact, and1…

NZ shorts win over prestigious London Film Festival

2010 Sep 30

The New Zealand Film Commission is delighted that two New Zealand short films have been selected for the prestigious BFI (British Film Institute) London Film Festival.  Choice Night and Zero will1s…

Black Grace returns with new works

2010 Sep 30

Black Grace is funded through Creative New Zealand’s recurrent funding programme. Recently returned from a successful tour of North America with Gathering Clouds, Black Grace is now launching a1n…

The lives of Royal NZ Ballet dancers revealed

2010 Sep 29

Ever wondered what it is like behind the scenes at the Royal New Zealand Ballet?  You can finally find out. The RNZB is lifting the lid on what happens off-stage in its new television series, The1…

The Rugby World Cup is coming!

2010 Sep 29

As New Zealanders we need to be loud and proud in support of our team and one way to do that is to learn the national anthem. To help you in this quest we’ve got different mixes for adults and1c…

Take a history lesson with The Classroom

2010 Sep 29

The Classroom offers virtual lessons to New Zealand's history.  Designed for teachers and school students, we're provided resources that support the history curriculum. Ministry historian Steve1W…

New appointments to NZ Film Commission board

2010 Sep 27

Producer and director Chris Hampson and production house general manager Cameron Harland  have been appointed to the board of the New Zealand Film Commission, Minister for Arts and Culture1Christop…

Author Anna Taylor talks about her next project

2010 Sep 27

Award winning author Anna Taylor talks about writing, awards and atmosphere. In 2009 Victoria University published Anna Taylor’s first book, Relief, to wide acclaim. This year Anna Taylor won1th…

New appointment to Radio New Zealand board

2010 Sep 23

Broadcasting Minister Jonathan Coleman today announced the appointment of Tiwana Tibble to the board of Radio New Zealand (RNZ) and the promotion of Richard Griffin to deputy chair.   Mr Tibble1h…

Assistance for Canterbury region heritage building repairs

2010 Sep 17

The Government will contribute up to $10 million in addition to local funding to assist with the repair, restoration and strengthening of heritage and character buildings in the Canterbury region, M…

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