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5 Pitching Tips For Freelance Writers
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5 Pitching Tips For Freelance Writers

How do you pitch your story ideas in the most efficient way possible and with the greatest chance of success?

"Powerful, Playful, Joyous"
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"Powerful, Playful, Joyous"

The “biggest and baddest” contemporary art puts New Zealand on the international art map - so how do you make it feel more accessible?

VIDEO - Homeless: Where The Art Is
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VIDEO - Homeless: Where The Art Is

WATCH: Would you be prepared to sacrifice everything to follow your dream? Steve Christian explains why he's happy to give up a roof over his head to pursue his artistic endeavours.

Tips From Tem: "You've Got To Be Bold & You've Got To Cry"
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Tips From Tem: "You've Got To Be Bold & You've Got To Cry"

Temuera Morrison has beaten a path from regional NZ to Hollywood for many others to follow - the internationally in-demand actor tells The Big Idea what any creative chasing their dream needs to hear.

Practice Makes Imperfect
Advice to My 22-Year-Old Self

Practice Makes Imperfect

Director Leo Gene Peters exposing his emotions on dealing with anxiety and social awkwardness - with advice that will ring true to many a creative mind.

Lowdown: Creative Awards & Events Come To Life
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Lowdown: Creative Awards & Events Come To Life

Hundreds of creatives get the good news about awards nominations, Auckland's big arts event gets underway and the race is on for cash on offer to make the next great creative podcast.

"Heard Your Frustrations" - Creative NZ Release Survey Details
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"Heard Your Frustrations" - Creative NZ Release Survey Details

Findings from CNZ's The Future of Arts Development survey are out, with the arts funding body stating the way they support arts organisations "isn't working for everyone."

"Fierce Advocate", "Strong-Hold Creative" - Reina Sutton Remembered
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"Fierce Advocate", "Strong-Hold Creative" - Reina Sutton Remembered

A hugely admired artist and curator has gone too soon - those who knew and loved her are coming to terms with the devastating news. 

$10K Grants Back On The Table With Connections Through Culture
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$10K Grants Back On The Table With Connections Through Culture

Everything you need to know about how to access funds to take your work to the world through the British Council's latest opportunity.

How Creatives Can Access Magic Of Mentoring
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How Creatives Can Access Magic Of Mentoring

The Creative Mentoring Programme has launched – find out what is on offer and how you can get an edge in your career.

Biggest Choral Event On The Planet Hits Auckland
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Biggest Choral Event On The Planet Hits Auckland

The Olympics of Choral Singing is arriving in Aotearoa this month, set to blow minds - and perceptions - out of the water with performances that break stereotypes.

Leading Creative Takes Key NZ Film Commission Role
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Leading Creative Takes Key NZ Film Commission Role

Ainsley Gardiner knows all the ins and outs of filmmaking in Aotearoa - now she's responsible for decisions around what future NZ films get funded.