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Call for nominations to Pacific Arts Committee

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Date: 5th April 2006

Call for nominations to Pacific Arts Committee

Creative New Zealand is calling for nominations for a new member from the Fijian community for appointment to its Pacific Arts Committee.

There are eight members on the Pacific Arts Committee. This includes a chairperson, who is also a member of Creative New Zealand’s Arts Board, plus representatives from each of the seven Island groups: Cook Islands, Fiji, Niue, Samoa, Tokelau, Tonga and Tuvalu.

The Committee meets up to four times a year. Two of the meetings are project funding meetings, where members decide on applications for funding.
The ideal candidate should have:

- a passion and vision for the development of Pacific arts in New Zealand

- an established network in his or her community in New Zealand

- good communication skills and the ability to work well within a team

- skills in strategic planning and budget planning

- knowledge about the heritage and contemporary arts of New Zealand’s Pacific artists and communities.

The closing date for nominations is Friday 5 May 2006. For more information please contact Anton Carter, Arts Adviser, Pacific Islands Arts, Creative New Zealand (Tel: 04-498 0729 Email:

Click on the link to download a nomination form.


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