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SOUNZ Like A Great Gig
1 month ago

SOUNZ Like A Great Gig

Dr Hannah Darroch explains the biggest challenges ahead, as she prepares for her new Chief Executive role in a leading musical organisation.

Author:  The Big Idea Editor
Key Appointment As NZIFF Rebuilds
4 months ago

Key Appointment As NZIFF Rebuilds

A major change at the helm of the NZ International Film Festival - as the organisation speaks about the challenges laid at its feet with the departure of several veterans.

Author:  The Big Idea Editor
Major Creative Vacancy Filled
6 months ago

Major Creative Vacancy Filled

Auckland Arts Festival have revealed Shona McCullagh's successor as Artistic Director - and it turns out they didn't need to look too far.

Author:  The Big Idea Editor
Keeping The Stomach At The Heart of Palmerston North Community
11 months ago

Keeping The Stomach At The Heart of Palmerston North Community

From cutting their teeth there as a young musician to now managing the joint, Abi Symes's leading role at long-standing Palmerston North venue The Stomach is a full circle moment. 

Author:  Nick Walsh
Residencies Open Minds During Lockdown
2 years ago

Residencies Open Minds During Lockdown

The three Studio One Toi Tū residents explain what inspired their work and how their practice has been advanced by their time at the Ponsonby creative institution.

Author:  The Big Idea Editor
Understanding Art's Value
2 years ago

Understanding Art's Value

From growing up in a gallery to taking NZ art to Abu Dhabi, Charles Tongue's background has him well placed to make some crucial calls on how our art is sold.

Author:  Nigel Malthus
Backing "Bold, Wild Ambitions"
2 years ago

Backing "Bold, Wild Ambitions"

Silo Theatre's new Executive Director Chloe Weavers on why values and innovation matters, as she looks to bring her own focus and international experience to the role.

Author:  Nigel Malthus
Double Vision
2 years ago

Double Vision

There will be no ‘creative differences’ issues for ATC’s Artistic Director and Chief Executive - they’re the same person. Find out how Jonathan Bielski is taking on the challenge.

Author:  Nigel Malthus
Putting Rotorua Back on the Arts Map
2 years ago

Putting Rotorua Back on the Arts Map

Kellez Mcmanus has been chasing her dream job for years. Find out how she's using her kete full of life experience to make a difference at the Rotorua Arts Village.

Author:  Nigel Malthus
'Overthrow the Gatekeepers': Meet the Mentors Building Creative Careers
2 years ago

'Overthrow the Gatekeepers': Meet the Mentors Building Creative Careers

Find out who is turning Toipoto into a game-changer for Aotearoa creatives and how they are making a difference.

Author:  The Big Idea Editor
Voice of the Voiceless
3 years ago

Voice of the Voiceless

The just-announced Michael King Writer's Fellowship recipient is taking a novel approach to reviving Māori history not told in mainstream textbooks.

Author:  The Big Idea Editor
The Big Gig
3 years ago

The Big Gig

Tim Walker's influenced virtually every corner of Aotearoa's arts and culture sectors. He explains how his new role can help create a more connected creative ecosystem.

Author:  The Big Idea Editor