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Opinions & Analysis

Arts media 'on edge of collapse' – how to rebuild it

A new report looks at the current relationship between the arts and media sectors, with some bold recommendations on what…

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Predicting arts and culture landscape under National/ACT

While the New Zealand arts sector waits for the new government to take shape, Andrew Paul Wood explores what is…

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Creative NZ’s financial future laid bare

Creative NZ Chief Executive, Stephen Wainwright, explains what lies ahead for the country's leading source of arts funding.

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Swelling interest in Pacific arts

Seven concurrent exhibitions and initiatives turn the spotlight on Pacific art – and offer a deep dive into greater connection.

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Opinions & Analysis

What does new NZ government mean for creativity?

The Big Idea asks creative leaders how Aotearoa's political shift to the right could impact arts, culture and heritage –…

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World of WearableArt goes beyond imagination

2023 World of WearableArt: BEYOND was an exploration into a boundless realm where artistry, innovation and imagination intertwined.

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Vale Cal Wilson

New Zealand-born, Australian adopted comedian Cal Wilson was one of the kindest and most genuine people in comedy, and will…

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Gutsy topics need level ground to find momentum

Pacific diaspora and ‘queering climate’ – topics leading conversations for change in the groundbreaking Talanoa Forum with Yuki Kihara at…

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Australian Kirsten Lacy, permanently at the helm of Auckland Art Gallery

Addressing cultural cringe and putting First Nations first, Kirsten Lacy reflects on her first four years in charge at Toi…

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Theatre show tackles the tricky subject of consent education

The award-winning Aotearoa New Zealand production YES YES YES is undertaking an Australian tour as consent education is mandated in…

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