While we wait for the new government to take shape - and find out who will take up the Arts, Culture & Heritage portfolio - Andrew Wood sifts through what we know about the likely coalition partner's creative priorities (or lack thereof).
We ask a host of creative thought leaders how Aotearoa's political shift to the right could impact arts, culture and heritage - with some thought-provoking answers.
Good mental health in the arts won’t happen until we see people with lived experience enabled and included as leaders and space-makers.
Could the next big import be international festival-goers? A veteran of the festival circuit explains why now is the time to promote our uniquely Kiwi events to the world.
It's been the talk of the creative community this week - but what does CNZ senior management's "significant failings" mean to those it looks to serve? Andrew Wood gives his thoughts.
As Aotearoa celebrates Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori, Arts leader, performer and choreographer Jack Gray explains the crucial and powerful role Te Reo is playing in his current travels in the United States.
Convicted of indecent assault, James Wallace has been ostracised from the creative community. Now he's talking about his next 'great project' in the arts - don't let him buy his way back in.
The official stripping of James Wallace's knighthood was a necessary step - But Andrew Wood writes, don’t for a moment think this is the only example of exploitation and predation in NZ’s creative system.
"Why on earth did I decide to enter into a world that is so subjective?" - ex-pat Kiwi filmmaker gives an insight into while making your short is one thing, the real work is getting it on screens.
As the dire situation facing Victoria University of Wellington's heralded Theatre department closes in on D-Day, a veteran arts educator provides 100 testimonies that underline its importance goes far beyond the stage.
A leading arts writer explains her concerns about the creative community's anxiety pitching artists against AI - when collaboration and exploration are what's needed.
Frivolous or fascinating? Tahlia Norrish comes across a personality assessment tool she reckons could actually be helpful in your creative career.