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Rhana Devenport. Image: Artshub
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After a decorated career in arts leadership in New Zealand, we track Rhana Devenport’s challenging journey since leaving Aotearoa.
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The Big Idea Editor
Student and teacher working on a carving. Image: supplied
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The next wave of Māori artists are part of an evolution that is grounded in the revolutionary beginnings of Te Wānanga o Aotearoa.
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The Big Idea Editor
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International Women’s Day is being honoured with a spotlight on a recent ground-breaking move from The Big Idea board.
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The Big Idea Editor
Dominic Hoey
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Dominic Hoey’s wise words for poets and writers of all styles - and where they can jump on stage to get those pesky words out of their heads.
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Dominic Hoey
Hnry CEO James Fuller
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The man behind the new $25,000 awards explains why they are backing creativity - and how they hope to kickstart careers.
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The Big Idea Editor
Dan Arps
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The next month will take Dan Arps out of the galleries and into the community - and you get to leave an impression on his work.
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Kate Powell
Ross McCormack and Arlo Gibson in Owls Do Cry - Photo Credit Andi Crown
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We talk to the acclaimed Ross McCormack about his not-to-miss productions which are collaborations with actor Arlo Gibson and composer Jason Wright.
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Dominic Hoey
 “Up and Away” by the Cubbin Theatre Company. Image supplied
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How do artists get their work picked up? At the marketplace. But you won’t find paintings and sculptures here, as we look at an Arts Market with a difference.
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The Big Idea Editor
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From Taumaranui to across the Tasman, Sarah Mary Chadwick isn't afraid to back herself. She’s back home with a unique perspective - and a unique performance.
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Dominic Hoey
“Cold Blood". Photo by Julien Lambert.
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With Auckland Arts Festival heating up - and a sense of FOMO kicking in - three arts reviewers give you the good oil on their pick of the shows.
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Mary de Ruyter