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Foundation North starts funding for cultural diversity

Mon, 2 May 2016 15:36:34 +1200 | Foundation North

Grants to six arts organisations representative of Auckland’s cultural diversity have been made by Foundation North. The organisations are Auckland Festival Trust, He Waka Eke Noa Charitable Trust, Ngati Whatua Orakei Whai Maia Ltd, Silo Theatre, ...More >>

Museum visitor numbers more than meet annual target

Mon, 2 May 2016 14:48:16 +1200 | Canterbury Museum

Canterbury Museum has passed its annual target of 650,000 visitors with two months to go before the end of the 2016 financial year. More >>

Brother Design Stars to Shine Bright at NZ Fashion Week

Mon, 2 May 2016 13:55:58 +1200 | Brother Design Stars

Top young creative talent will see their name up in lights, as finalists of this year’s Brother Design Stars will feature in the inaugural New Zealand Fashion Week Graduate Show supported by Brother. More >>

Divine duck and Pinot match to celebrate season opening

Mon, 2 May 2016 12:44:18 +1200 | Sacred Hill

Sacred Hill Vineyards and classic country pub The Puketapu have teamed up to toast the start of this year’s duck shooting season with the perfect wine and food match. More >>

Exclusive Art Exhibition at Prefab Hall

Mon, 2 May 2016 12:37:22 +1200 | NZ Art Show

On May the 4th, an exclusive exhibition at one of Wellington’s newest venues, Prefab Hall, will feature around forty artworks from twenty especially handpicked New Zealand artists. The exhibition launches the 2016 NZ Art Show and is reserved for Friends ...More >>

Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America

Mon, 2 May 2016 12:22:35 +1200 | Auckland Art Gallery

Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America opens this weekend with a selection of choice events More >>

NZ photographer to receive prestigious French Honour

Mon, 2 May 2016 12:21:26 +1200 | Victoria University Press

In a rare honour, photographer Fiona Pardington will be named a Knight (Chevalier) in the Order of Arts and Letters (Chevalier de l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres) by the French Prime Minister, Manuel Valls, in a ceremony at Auckland War Memorial ...More >>

Food Awards announces refresh and entries opening for 2016

Mon, 2 May 2016 12:10:49 +1200 | Massey University Food Awards

The search begins for the best of the best in New Zealand’s food and beverage industry More >>

Artist updates work for large-scale survey exhibition

Mon, 2 May 2016 12:03:20 +1200 | Te Uru

Works made over the last twelve years by renowned Avondale artist, Janet Lilo, are being updated and made anew for the artist’s first solo survey exhibition Status Update , opening 28 May at Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery in Titirangi.More >>

Glittering Art Installation on Soldiers’ Church

Mon, 2 May 2016 11:31:28 +1200 | St David's Trust

"The Art of Remembrance: St David’s Church Installation” has won the 2016 Auckland Architecture Awards, Small Project Architecture Award – a category based on the size of the budget. It was presented to architects Warren and Mahoney in a ...More >>

NZ Music Month 2016 Is Here!

Mon, 2 May 2016 11:19:37 +1200 | NZ Music Month

Welcome back May and welcome back NZ Music Month. It’s the first of May and that means NZ Music Month is officially underway – New Zealand’s annual celebration of homegrown music and the people who make it! More >>

Big Smokey X’s Written in the Sky Above Auckland CBD

Mon, 2 May 2016 10:51:47 +1200 | Kiriata Films

This morning you may see, or hear about, big X shapes being sky-written above the Auckland CBD. Here’s why: More >>

Lady of Rage Joins the Block Party Festival Line-up

Mon, 2 May 2016 10:36:42 +1200 | NicNak Media

American rapper, singer and actress, The Lady of Rage, has been confirmed to perform at Auckland’s inaugural THE BLOCK PARTY festival on Friday May 20 . More >>

Bumper Year for NZ Films at International Film Festival

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 17:21:34 +1200 | New Zealand Film Commission

25 April will screen in competition at the highly regarded Annecy International Animation Film Festival in June. It will join eight other films in the competition line-up, only one of which is also a documentary.More >>

Bumper Year for NZ Films at International Film Festival

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 17:21:29 +1200 | New Zealand Film Commission

25 April will screen in competition at the highly regarded Annecy International Animation Film Festival in June. It will join eight other films in the competition line-up, only one of which is also a documentary.More >>

International Belly Dancers raise money for women's shelters

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 17:11:11 +1200 | Phoenix Belly Dance

International Belly Dancers raise money for women's shelters Local dancers and dance school, Phoenix Belly Dance, will be performing around Auckland on International Belly Dance day to raise funds for the North Shore Women's Centre.More >>

Te Ara Whakaata at the Geoff Wilson Gallery

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:57:45 +1200 | Geoff Wilson Gallery

Artist Names: Gabrielle Belz Keatley Te Moananui Hopkins Alexis Neal Natalie Couch Vanessa Wairata Edwards Faith McManus Simon Kaan Jasmine Horton Maude Cook Davies More >>

New Festival of Italian Cinema

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:55:14 +1200 | Cinema Italiano Festival

As a good kiwi Italian I could not sit back and allow another year to pass without experiencing quality Italian Cinema. So, from the ground up, we have started a brand new Festival of Italian Cinema. More >>

Behold, the sea!

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:59:22 +1200 | Orpheus Choir

Behold, the sea! The sea holds a special significance for all island nations. So it’s ultra-fitting for Wellington that the Orpheus Choir’s upcoming concert features three sea-focused masterpieces. More >>

Student touring with acclaimed dance company

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:30:50 +1200 | Whitireia

Whitireia Performing Arts student Nazerene Paea will perform today with New Zealand/Samoa choreographer Lemi Ponifasio’s dance company, MAU, at a UNESCO event in Paris to mark International Dance Day 2016.More >>

 

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