Wednesday, 20 June 2012
Maori and Pacific artists depart for sweltering Solomon Islands.
The 120-strong artist delegation heading to the 11th Festival of Pacific Arts in the Solomon Islands, will leave Whenua Pai airbase next week.
Wednesday, 11 April 2012
Queen of Tarts' AOTNZ Tour 11 April – 1 May 2012
Tuesday, 20 March 2012
DOGS SAY BONJOUR, HOLA AND GOOD DAY TO YOU!
From the pen of best-selling New Zealand author, Jenny Pattrick, comes 'Around the World and Buck Again...
Wednesday, 14 March 2012
Creative New Zealand announces delegation to Festival of Pacific Arts 2012
Around 100 Māori and New Zealand-based Pacific artists will represent Aotearoa alongside 27 other Pacific nations at the 11th Festival of Pacific Arts to be held in Solomon Islands in July this year.
Thursday, 9 February 2012
New Zealand craft and object art featuring in European showcase
Talented young New Zealand jewellers and a textile artist are saying ‘auf wiedersehen’ to Aotearoa as they prepare to showcase their work at Talentè in Germany next month.
Wednesday, 30 November 2011
Christchurch Author, Curator And Television Presenter Awarded 2012 Katherine Mansfield Menton Fellowship
Christchurch author and curator Justin Paton has been awarded the 2012 Katherine Mansfield Menton Fellowship.
Thursday, 13 October 2011
Creative New Zealand mourns the loss of Christopher Doig
Creative New Zealand the Arts Council of New Zealand mourns the loss of international opera singer, sports administrator and Southern Opera founder Christopher Doig.
Friday, 7 October 2011
Call for applications to preserve Pacific heritage arts
Creative New Zealand is calling for applications from artists who wish to maintain the health of Pacific heritage arts in New Zealand.
Monday, 19 September 2011
Earthquake Emergency Arts Grants Passes $1.5 Million Mark
Creative New Zealand has approved more than $1.5 million in grants from its Earthquake Emergency Response Fund.
Monday, 5 September 2011
Calls for Māori and Pacific artists to represent Aotearoa at the Festival of Pacific Arts, 2012
Creative New Zealand is calling for expressions of interest from Māori and New Zealand-based Pacific artists to participate in the 11th Festival of Pacific Arts in the Solomon Islands in July next year.
Thursday, 1 September 2011
Creative New Zealand implements overhaul of funding programmes
Creative New Zealand has committed funding through two new complementary programmes as it implements a major overhaul of its multi-year funding for the arts.
Wednesday, 31 August 2011
2011 NX Venice Biennale Exhibition to show in Paris
Creative New Zealand and Christchurch Art Gallery director Jenny Harper are pleased to announce that Michael Parekowhai will show his 2011 Venice Biennale exhibition On first looking into Chapman’s Homer at Paris’s renowned musée du quai Branly.
Thursday, 18 August 2011
Atamira Dance Company media release
Te Houhi is inspired by the astonishing events from the tribal history of choreographer Maaka Pepene.
Tuesday, 9 August 2011
Tiffany Singh awarded the Creative New Zealand and the National University of Samoa Artist-in-Residence
New Zealand installation artist Tiffany Singh will transform an abandoned site into a community hub filled with native plants, sustainable food, and religious symbols as an artist-in-residence in Samoa.
Monday, 25 July 2011
New initiatives to support Pacific heritage arts
Creative New Zealand is introducing two new initiatives to help maintain the health of Pacific heritage arts in New Zealand.
Thursday, 9 June 2011
Pacific Arts Committee call for nominations
Creative New Zealand is calling for nominations for new representatives from the Niue, Fiji, Tonga and Tuvalu communities for its Pacific Arts Committee.
Friday, 3 June 2011
Baye Riddell awarded Creative New Zealand Craft/Object Fellowship
Ceramic artist and tutor, composer and musician, Baye Riddell has been awarded the 2011 Creative New Zealand Craft/Object Fellowship.
Thursday, 26 May 2011
Kate Camp awarded Creative New Zealand Berlin Writers' Residency
Wellington poet Kate Camp will spend a year in Berlin from September 2011 as this year’s recipient of the Creative New Zealand $60,000 Berlin Writers’ Residency.
Tuesday, 17 May 2011
Nominations called for Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards 2011
Nominations are being called for the Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards 2011 celebrating excellence in Pacific arts in New Zealand.
Monday, 10 January 2011
Creative New Zealand media release
Creative New Zealand, the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa, invested $33.7 million in the arts for the last financial year – an increase of $800,000 on the previous year, according to its Annual Report for the 2009/10.
Friday, 19 November 2010
Creative New Zealand call for applications for two prestigious literary opportunities
Creative New Zealand is calling for applications for two prestigious opportunities being offered to New Zealand writers.
Wednesday, 17 November 2010
Creative New Zealand selects arts organisations to trial online marketing programme
Three arts organisations will trial Optimise, a new audience development programme launched by Creative New Zealand to give arts organisations the skills to make better use of online marketing.
Thursday, 10 June 2010
Michael King Fellowship Recipient Announced
Wellington writer, Kate De Goldi has been awarded the $100,000 Creative New Zealand Michael King Writers' Fellowship to research and write a non-fiction book about children's literature.
Friday, 29 January 2010
Overseas interest in New Zealand literature continues to grow
ix New Zealand writers have been invited to attend prestigious Australian, Asian and American literary festivals as a result of Creative New Zealand's Te Manu Ka Tau (Flying Friends) programme.
Monday, 18 January 2010
Creative New Zealand calling for Michael King Writers' Fellowship applications
Creative New Zealand is calling for applications from established New Zealand writers for the Creative New Zealand Michael King Writers' Fellowship, valued at $100,000.
Thursday, 29 October 2009
Leading New Zealand writers honoured
Three of New Zealand's most celebrated writers – C K Stead, Brian Turner and Dr Ranginui Walker were honoured at tonight's 2009 Prime Minister's Awards for Literary Achievement at Premier House in Wellington.
Monday, 3 November 2008
Creative New Zealand decides on Downstage Theatre Trust
Following discussions between Creative New Zealand and Downstage Theatre Trust, Creative New Zealand will cease recurrent funding of Downstage Theatre from 30 June 2009.