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Is ‘Great Resignation’ coming for Aotearoa’s creative sector?

Should the creative industries be worried about a mass exodus after COVID? The Big Idea explores the situation in NZ.

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The Royal New Zealand Ballet at 60

This detailed account of the company’s history and major personalities is marvellously researched and beautifully presented.

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NZ artist designing tomb with 18,000 Anzac biscuits

New Zealand artist Kingsley Baird is using 18,000 Anzac biscuits to build a tomb depicting World War I soldiers.

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More Kiwi art offerings heading to Australia

A joint initiative between Arts Projects Australia and Creative New Zealand hopes to increase the opportunities for Australians to see…

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New Zealand honours Hotere

Hundreds have gathered to honour the life and work of New Zealand artist Ralph Hotere, who passed away in Dunedin…

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Deaf community welcomed to WOMAD festival

New Zealand’s WOMAD festival is increasing its accessibility by providing sign language interpreters for the deaf at its upcoming events.

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Lucy Lawless sentenced over oil protest

‘Xena’ actress Lucy Lawless has been sentenced over her involvement in a protest to stop Shell from drilling for oil…

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Auckland Arts Festival unveils program highlights

The Auckland Arts Festival kicks off in just over a month with a spectacular array of theatre, music, dance and…

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NZ dance to get a lift from Berlin-based choreographer

A new show by Footnote Dance with New Zealand choreographer Lisa Densem and music by Andrew Thomas released as part…

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Busker-led revival for Christchurch

The return of the popular World Buskers Festival to central Christchurch is a major stepping stone for a city still…