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Photo by Jonathan Lyon, We Make Happy.
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We take a closer look at one of the just-announced winners of this year’s Te Putanga Toi Arts Access Awards 2019.
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The Big Idea Editor
The Mooncake and the Kumara.
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Dominic Hoey catches up with writer Mei-Lin Hansen (The Mooncake and the Kumara), to discuss trials, tribulations, perils and progress.
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Dominic Hoey
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Annette Morehu explains how she plans to reverse the stinging feeling of being judged and the shame of not speaking te reo.
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The Big Idea Editor
Glen Hayward speaking at the artist talk for “Turn of a Century”.
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Mercedes Ackerman talks with Glen Hayward about the revitalisation of a Whanganui art icon.
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Mercedes Ackerman
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Jessica Thompson Carr (AKA Māori Mermaid) talks to a new generation of Māori artists about what they see for the future of Ngā Toi Māori. [In partnership with The Arts Foundation]
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The Big Idea Editor
Elisha Watson - photo supplied.
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Harold Coutts sits down with Elisha Watson to talk ethical sourcing and her creative way of working.
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The Big Idea Editor
‘Sundari Jal’ by Tiffany Singh for Kathmandu Contemporary Art Centre Siddhartha Art Gallery. Materials used are upcycled saris, fair trade bells & bowls made from discarded local newspaper dipped in beeswax. Image by Subash Thebe.
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Three NZ artists talk about tackling the big problems of our age and incorporating sustainability into their practices - in partnership with Arts Foundation for Arts Month.
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The Big Idea Editor
Arts Foundation 2019 Laureates - photos by Nan Sirisamphan. T-B, L-R: Kris Sowersby, val smith, Laurence Fernley, Sima Urale, Jessica Hansell aka Coco Solid, Solomon Mortimer, Pietra Brettkelly, Louise Potiki Bryant, Yvonne Todd, Ruth Paul.
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Andrea Rush unveils the just announced 2019 Arts Foundation Laureates.
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Andrea Rush
The Manukau Symphony Orchestra in rehearsal at Vodafone Events Centre
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Dominic Hoey heads out south to look for an organisation introducing rangitahi to the power of the classics
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Dominic Hoey
Tanya Carlson - photo by Carolyn Ebrey
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Evelyn Ebrey explores a hotly debated topic with local design voices.
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The Big Idea Editor