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"The dream died over and over again." A first hand perspective of what it feels like to be postponed four times in two years - and how to not give up hope.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Many are feeling the pinch as Omicron tears shreds off Aotearoa's performance events calendar. Find out why some organisers are breathing a sigh of relief after joining a MCH scheme.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Once again, the creative community's the hardest hit by Aotearoa's Red Light shift. We touch base to see what's been cancelled, what's forging on and how they're coping.
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The Big Idea Editor
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“They’re tired of hearing about what adults are doing to nature. They’ve had enough.” Kate Parker explains how the environmental views of school children sculpted her latest thought-provoking work.
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Vicki Holder
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Nothing says summer like a music festival - find out how one event is amplifying their sounds with creative sights.
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Kim Meredith
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Artists involved in one of the creative community's hottest topics has received an early Christmas present. The Big Idea reveals breaking news of a precedent setting move.
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The Big Idea Editor
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“I think we should strive for artistry and mastery over success” - The Big Idea gets into the minds of some of NZ's finest creative minds backstage at the Aotearoa Music Awards.
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Chris Forster
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Like them or loathe them, 2021 has been the year of the NFT. We look at how far they’ve come and dive deeper into their pros and cons for artists.
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Ben Jardine
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After months of being deprived, Aucklanders are spoilt for choice again. Vicki Holder opens up on what it's been like for Tāmaki Makaurau arts lovers and looks what's on the menu.
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Vicki Holder
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By tackling big issues like mental health and sexuality, in-demand artist Sara Moana's proving that light-hearted art can help conquer a locked down heart.
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Em Berry