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Writers, artists, podcasters: new opportunities are opening up for creatives every year as more and more companies increase their presence online.
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Chrissy Irvine
Alison Wright. Image supplied.
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Breaking glass ceilings and taking risks: Gina Fairley talks to NGA's Alison Wright about daring to be bold, trusting your instincts and what it takes to lead change.
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The Big Idea Editor
Keith and Christian. Image: Keith Wagstaff ACS
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Christian Wagstaff and Keith Courtney have transformed the CBD into a seemingly endless labyrinth of possibilities. Here, they share the inspiration behind creating their evocative installations.
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The Big Idea Editor
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The end of the year can bring mixed feelings for many people working across the arts. Madeleine Dore delves into why, and how to deal with blues, overwhelm and fatigue at this time of year.
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The Big Idea Editor
Annabel Sinclair-Thomson in front of Paper-Works Gallery
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Annabel Sinclair-Thomson treats her work as her hobby, and this may well be her secret to success. Annie Pokel gets ready for a trip to Te Awanga to find out more.
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The Big Idea Editor
Neil Plimmer in 2010, beside one of his favourite sculptures in Wellington - Invisible City, by Anton Parsons.
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Neil Plimmer explores how the arts can help people recover from illness, enhance mental health, and aid the rehabilitation of prisoners.
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The Big Idea Editor
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It's been a full year - thanks for coming along on the ride with us! Here's a wrap up of our best stories for your summer reading pleasure.
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The Big Idea Editor
Austin Chan for Unsplash
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Writer's Block? Stuck for inspiration? Self-doubt? Madeleine Dore shares some advice how to overcome these common roadblocks of creativity
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The Big Idea Editor
NestFest hero
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A brand-new music festival is set to liven up the Hawkes Bay this summer. Canvassing a fresh line-up of fledgling musicians, Nest Fest steers away from the archetypal lairy drum and bass.
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The Big Idea Editor
David Trubridge
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Q: “Where do you get your inspiration from?” A: “The collective consciousness of subterranean elves”. Ok, but really? David Trubridge shares his answer.
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The Big Idea Editor