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Matariki star by Amber Smith
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Andrea Rush talks with Miriama Kamo, Amber Smith and a store owner in Thames about the ways Matariki celebrations are coming to life through their work.
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Andrea Rush
Puaka Matariki Festival
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Author, poet and playwright, Dominic Hoey picks his top arts events at this year’s Matariki celebrations.
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Dominic Hoey
Film still from 'Waru'
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Kerry Warkia, co-producer of films Waru and Vai, tells us why stories are ‘one of the most valuable traditions we have as humans’.
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The Big Idea Editor
Chloe Loftus Dance, Image credit Keith Morris, dancers Chloe Loftus & Lara Ward
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With Matariki celebrations filling Aotearoa, Chloe Loftus tells us why taking art into public spaces is so powerful.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Matariki was a time when people would gather to share kai, rituals, entertainment, hospitality and learnings.
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The Big Idea Editor
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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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The Big Idea Editor
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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The Big Idea Editor
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Last week Elly Strang discussed fear - this week: hope!
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The Big Idea Editor
Chris Liverani for Unsplash
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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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The Big Idea Editor
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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The Big Idea Editor