The Lowdown

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2021 is over for many performing artists...and it’s only October. Get the Lowdown on why they’re shutting down and the huge reaction to a half million dollars worth of government funding.
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Creatives are done sitting on the sidelines and letting others make decisions that impact them. The Lowdown looks at how they're standing up and being heard plus all the latest arts news.
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The Lowdown examines news the creative community's been waiting to hear, the impact of lack of clarity plus the latest research and appointments in your arts news bulletin.
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It ain't easy being independent. The Lowdown speaks to the most vulnerable in the creative community after yesterday's major funding announcement in this week's packed arts news bulletin.
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Get the pulse of the Aotearoa creative community with The Lowdown - we look at what Level 2 changes really mean, who's advocating for the arts and celebrate the latest success stories.
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Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori is bringing the language to the forefront of discussion. The Lowdown dives deeper into the Lorde debate most media is avoiding and celebrates the week's successes.
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The Lowdown looks at the reaction to Billy Apple's passing and his legacy, Delta Level Two's dire impact on the arts & the Fale-ships revealed.
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The Lowdown looks at what emergency support the creative sector can expect during Lockdown, the resilience of Aotearoa events and the controversial NFT issue.
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History is being made at one of Aotearoa's most recognised awards - we hear from those driving the change as well as the Arts Minister in this week's Lowdown.
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When times are tough, the creative community rallies. Check out one of the most comprehensive Lowdowns TBI has ever put together.
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