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Get inside what makes a Tautai Fale-ship such unique experiences, the joys and challenges, with one of this year's recipients championing the next wave of Pasifika creatives.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Drenching and Mycoplasma bovis may not seem like the most obvious of subject matters but poet Janet Newman brings the paradox of rural life to the pages of her new collection.
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Bevan Sanson
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Paul Nathan found fame in New York but his homecoming saw him find his artistic freedom. He takes The Big Idea on his journey of resilience and creative fulfilment.
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Lizzie Harwood
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The award-winning interdisciplinary artist tells The Big Idea about bringing climate change, queer rights and decolonisation to the world stage.
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Tulia Thompson
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The obstacles are great - but the will of Aotearoa creatives is greater. The Hawke's Bay Arts Festival explains how they're soldiering on to launch later this month.
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Kim Meredith
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Panicked by the need to achieve young? Verity Johnson looks into where the pressures come from - and whether it rings true for creatives.
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Verity Johnson
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What are your rights to your work when a relationship breaks up? Andrew Wood looks into an issue ruling that could have major implications for Aotearoa creatives.
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Andrew Paul Wood
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The immediate relief that the creative community has been pleading for is coming - including new support for individuals. Get the details and reaction from the sector.
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The Big Idea Editor
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The Big Idea speaks to two of the APRA Silver Scroll contenders and finds even some of the country's top creatives are confronting their mental health issues.
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Chris Forster
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A promising group of emerging Māori creatives are making their voices heard - on the eve of a festival that puts their ideas in the spotlight.
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The Big Idea Editor