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The 2012 Jazz and Blues Festival: Annie Crummer and band perform in the Hagley Park venue set up by the city council after the earthquake. Photo: Supplied/Jodi Wright
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When it comes to adversity, no arts community has done it tougher than Christchurch over the last decade. Find out how NZ's resilience capital is responding to COVID-19.
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Nigel Malthus
Jacinda Ardern handing down the Arts Budget at Te Papa. Photo: RNZ/Yvette McCullough.
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With more twists than a scripted drama, we look back at two weeks that had the arts sector gripped. Now the dust has settled we tune into reaction.
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Kate Powell
Sir Derek Lardelli.
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Check out which members of NZ's creative community have been singled out for their incredible contribution in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Weta Workshop visionary Sir Richard Taylor gives The Big Idea tips for the next wave of NZ creatives and why he never stops learning.
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The Big Idea Editor
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A story with its own soundtrack - listen along while you discover artists who deserve your attention.
Author: 
Kate Powell
Close up of Charteris's toi. Photo: Ben Journee.
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Can you choose your own roots? One New Zealand artist on his passion for Māori toi despite a family revelation.
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Anonymous
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To win a literary award of any kind is a special achievement. To win one that enhances a piece of work: that has a significance all of its own.
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Anonymous
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Experience Creative New Zealand's cancelled Annual conference for yourself - its message of resilience is more timely now than ever.
Author: 
Kate Powell
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Treating your arts practice like a business may not come naturally to Pasifika creatives - expert advise and tips to change the conversation.
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The Big Idea Editor
A good night at the San Francisco Bath House. Photo: Wendy Collings/Tymar Lighting
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No Venues? No chance. The fight to save the places where memories are made for so many artists and their fans told through those at the coalface.
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Dominic Hoey