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The battle to claim the throne as New Zealand’s most creative city could be about to warm up, as the newest contender works to finalise its first arts strategy in nearly two decades.
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Billie Lime, Original Pearls
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Artists offer practical suggestions for pulling off this daunting but exciting challenge. By Sabine Brix
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Last week Elly Strang discussed fear - this week: hope!
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If you’ve ever thought of stepping on to the board of an arts organisation or up into Chair, Kate Larsen has tips on smart leadership.
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Philantrophy NZ summit 2017: Lani Evans, Kate Frykberg and Katy Love at breakout session Philanthropy in an Age of Radical Transparency
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Because it can be a tricky thing Kate Frykberg outlines her set of commandments for working together to pull off positive and effective governance
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Michele Powles reckons that’s just what the world needs
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What's in it for the arts?
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Kate Raworth
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Andrea Rush writes about an event that provides a deeper understanding of the world.
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Elly Strang looks at the scale of the mental health problem in New Zealand's creative industries
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To build social cohesion, our screens need to show the same diversity of faces we see on the street.
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