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Kuki Koori. Courtesy the artists and CubaDupa
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Read The Big Ideas top 10 things to see and do next weekend (In partnership with CCAT)
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Alice Geary
Max Gimblett. Photography by Nigel King, White Door Event Photography
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One of Aotearoa’s sons came home to a heartfelt honouring of his talent. The Big Idea was there to celebrate a man guided by passion and compassion in his creative output.
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Kate Powell
Mourners outside the Wellington Islamic Centre. RNZ / Rebekah Parsons-King. Nadia Elhajjaoui. RNZ / Rebekah Parsons-King Wellington Islamic Centre. RNZ / Rebekah Parsons-King. Flowers left at a cordon in Christchurch. RNZ / Dan Cook
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Prof Peter O’Connor: The arts will be the way we resist and claim back the spirit of who and what we might be as a nation.
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The Big Idea Editor
Marcos Luiz for Unsplash
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Lynnaire MacDonald offers 5 strategies that may help you to grow your audience and promote yourself
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The Big Idea Editor
Members of the band Cha Wa. Image supplied by the band
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Introducing the program for a festival like no other! (In partnership with CCAT)
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Emanuella de Ruiter
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Everybody's Talkin'. Our friends at Artshub have just posted this.
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The Big Idea Editor
Francis Upritchard at Wetwang Slack. Photo by Angus Mill
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Ellen Falconer catches up with the great expat artist and uncovers her early precarious years squatting in London, her love of colourful community, and what draws her back to Aotearoa each year.
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Ellen Falconer
Hannah Clarke at the 2018 Fringe programme launch
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For Part 2 of our mini-series, Hannah Clarke recounts the bumpy ride that has formed the NZ Fringe Festival, and reveals why Wellington would not be the same without its Fringe.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Community ‘art power’ is influencing society across Aotearoa. [Sponsored by Mangawhai Artists]
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Sam Grover
Portrait of Henrietta by Greta van der Star
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Henrietta’s work has been gaining attention worldwide and her new exhibition ‘Hidden People’ sold out almost immediately. Here, she shares where she found the inspiration for these paintings.
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Ellen Falconer