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Advice to My 22-Year-Old Self

Explore The Boundaries That Define You

Acclaimed NZ designer James Dobson is fearless with his fashion and pulls no punches with advice for his younger self.

World Beaters - Mataaho Collective Win Prestigious International Art Prize
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World Beaters - Mataaho Collective Win Prestigious International Art Prize

The Golden Lion belongs to one of Aotearoa's most beloved creative quartets - reaction from the Venice Biennale and back home.

Lowdown: Shining Lights Of Success
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Lowdown: Shining Lights Of Success

Warning - only good news in this week's arts news bulletin - this is not a drill! A cavalcade of creative achievements to acknowledge, as New Zealanders get the spotlight for their hard mahi.

First Look: NZ Artwork At Venice Biennale 2024
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First Look: NZ Artwork At Venice Biennale 2024

A brand new artwork from a leading Aotearoa creative and some hugely significant ngā toi Māori has just been unveiled to the world - see what visitors of the world's biggest art show are about to experience.

Paul Goldsmith: It’s Time For An Arts & Creative Sector Strategy
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Paul Goldsmith: It’s Time For An Arts & Creative Sector Strategy

The creative community have been calling out for it - now the Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage is responding. See what Goldsmith sees as the priorities for the sector.

What Arts Managers Notice About Their Best Workers
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What Arts Managers Notice About Their Best Workers

A survey of arts managers across the Tasman has highlighted what their top workers are bringing to the table right now. Their observations may surprise you.

Taking Risks Pays Off For Award-Winning Playwrights
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Taking Risks Pays Off For Award-Winning Playwrights

One holds the record for most shortlisted entries, the other has tasted triple success - The Adam NZ Play Award gives special recognition for this year's joint winners.

Local Screen Industry In Vulnerable State
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Local Screen Industry In Vulnerable State

It's not just newsrooms facing the axe - with local productions across the board in the firing line amid broadcasting cuts. We hear from sector advocates about what needs to happen next.

Lowdown: Another Festival Forced Into Hiatus
The Lowdown

Lowdown: Another Festival Forced Into Hiatus

Tough decisions in challenging times, new creative partnerships formed, rare good news for GLAM sector, new appointments - all the news you need to know from Aotearoa's creative community.

Opinion: Misunderstood Role Of Dealer Galleries
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Opinion: Misunderstood Role Of Dealer Galleries

With a number of dealer galleries closing their doors recently, we get an owners' perspective of why they're still vital in providing livelihoods for so many of Aotearoa's artists.

Managing The Burnout Balancing Act
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Managing The Burnout Balancing Act

Anxiety and burnout are on the rise for creative industry professionals - here are six achievable steps to help manage multiple projects sustainably.

Gretchen La Roche: What I've Learned At Creative NZ
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Gretchen La Roche: What I've Learned At Creative NZ

An in-depth exit interview with the popular senior arts official - why she's leaving, her time at CNZ, what type of leaders the organisation needs, funding realities and her new challenge.