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Lowdown: Devasting Lows, Hopeful Highs For Arts Institutions
The Lowdown

Lowdown: Devasting Lows, Hopeful Highs For Arts Institutions

A much-loved gallery closes its doors for good, others make progress to opening them again after decade-long breaks, historic news, new funding boosts and creative opportunities.

$3.6 Million Approved With CNZ's Latest Funding Drop
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$3.6 Million Approved With CNZ's Latest Funding Drop

Joy for some, disappointment for many as Creative NZ announce the results of their two latest funds - we get a breakdown of what's gone where and dive into the available detail.

Another Key Creative NZ Appointment
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Another Key Creative NZ Appointment

The leadership jigsaw is coming together at CNZ - with one of the top roles within the arts organisation revealed.

The Art Of Balancing Dreams And Reality: A Conversation With Troy Kingi
Arts Smarts

The Art Of Balancing Dreams And Reality: A Conversation With Troy Kingi

Tap into the relentlessly creative mind of one of Aotearoa's most boundary-pushing performers and his keys to success - no matter your artistic outset.

Artist Resale Royalty Scheme Update - Collection Agency Announced
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Artist Resale Royalty Scheme Update - Collection Agency Announced

The organisation in charge of delivering creatives their first taste of recognition on the secondary arts market has been revealed - and it's one already entrenched in the creative sector.

New Creative NZ, NZSO And NZ On Air Appointed In One Hit
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New Creative NZ, NZSO And NZ On Air Appointed In One Hit

BIG NEWS: Minister Paul Goldsmith has made a major statement - announcing a trio of big creative sector roles all at once.

"Like A Blunt Axe" - More Budget Cuts Blowback For Creatives
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"Like A Blunt Axe" - More Budget Cuts Blowback For Creatives

After surveying the initial reaction to the Government's Budget, Andrew Wood looks at what the slashed funding to creative projects means to arts education and professional development.

Lowdown: Precious Artwork, Creative Leaders On The Move
The Lowdown

Lowdown: Precious Artwork, Creative Leaders On The Move

Generous donations of Aotearoa art taonga, big announcements from experienced arts leaders, awards, residencies and big career steps detailed in this week's arts news bulletin.

Cutting Edge Thinking, Endless Possibilities
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Cutting Edge Thinking, Endless Possibilities

A year-long creative journey for a newly built collaborative community in Northland has opened a wealth of new opportunities and instilled a boosted sense of confidence.

5 Ways To Deal With A Bad Review
Arts Smarts

5 Ways To Deal With A Bad Review

QUICK HIT: How do you cope when the work you've laboured over for years receives a less-than-flattering reception?

“Ka Mua Ka Muri - Walking Backwards Into The Future"
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“Ka Mua Ka Muri - Walking Backwards Into The Future"

OPINION: Tiaki Kerei reflects on a Te Ao Māori concept that speaks to elements at the heart of both creativity and Aotearoa.

Arts and Cost of Living Crisis - Cautionary Tale From Across The Ditch
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Arts and Cost of Living Crisis - Cautionary Tale From Across The Ditch

For Australia’s artists, the cost of living crisis is also a wellbeing and art making crisis - one Aussie academic states it's time to stop framing the arts as a luxury.