There are big shoes to fill, but CNZ has brought in one of the arts most respected leaders to take up a new role at a pivotal time.
Protecting our cultural and creative heritage items is no easy feat. We find out from the frontline of preserving these taonga how we all play a role as kaitiaki.
The Lowdown looks at the latest announcements out of the country's leading funding bodies - and where the focus lies - as well as big awards and big occasions for NZ Creatives.
The latest installment of The Big Idea's eye-opening insights for emerging creative careers - from one of Aotearoa's most experienced arts writers.
Provenance & patronage are crucial pillars of the GLAM world - but what happens when they clash? Plus the Lowdown on some major musical happenings & award shortlists.
"I'm not a rapper, I'm an artist" - Diggy Dupé has strong advice on not putting up with other people's labels, as a milestone concert approaches.
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Arts Laureate Shane Bosher pulls no punches with advice for his younger self - and offers plenty of insight and warmth on how he sculpted his award-winning career.
Funding feels like a lottery for so many creatives - what if it actually was one? Arts advocate, strategist and producer Elise Sterback has an outside-the-box pitch to change the funding landscape.
"He's probably due a book." Find out about the life, times and art of a gifted Māori artist whose work can be found littered all over Picton, including a gallery upstairs at a local pub.
The Lowdown gets full spectrum of reaction from the creative community to the latest MCH fund and looks at the other creative news that should be on your radar.
Aotearoa's status as a premier international film destination is intrinsically linked to the Screen Production Grant - so why is it under attack again? We dig beyond the headlines.