The Lowdown

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What should creatives get paid and who owns what? Two of the biggest topics facing the arts community lead what you need to know in this week's Lowdown.
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Challenging perspectives and challenging decisions - the Lowdown looks at the week's creative news that hits a nerve.
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Some dramas won't fade into the background. The Lowdown looks at the creative conflicts that refuse to go away plus the freshest artistic awards news.
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They are so often described as the future of the creative community - The Lowdown looks at the state of youth arts in this week's news bulletin.
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A case of failed Creative NZ funding has the potential to impact more than just the defendant - The Lowdown takes a look at advocacy and leadership in your arts news bulletin.
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A ground-breaking court case, the impact of the latest COVID Alert Level rise on the arts and another cultural sector governance departure - all the biggest sector news in the Lowdown.
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The numbers don't lie - The Lowdown highlights a finding that could lead to a significant change in funding the arts in a loaded arts news bulletin.
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The final structure is out - the Lowdown looks at what it means for City Gallery Wellington - plus controversies, curating comebacks and creative arts news coverage.
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Drama for NZ Opera - and it's not on the stage. Your arts news bulletin looks behind the bust-up, hears from the latest award winners and new creative offerings.
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Listening to the community or sidestepping confrontation? The Lowdown looks at an extending arts standoff, latest funding opportunities and creative success stories.
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The Big Idea Editor