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Neil MacGregor in Alice Springs; Photo Simon Elliot, QAGOMA
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Neil MacGregor shares his learnt lessons with us, from becoming a household name to shouldering complacency and funding burn out.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Dominic Hoey shares a poem for National Poetry Day
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Dominic Hoey
Ash Keating, Concrete Propositions, in collaboration with Christchurch Art Gallery and Gap Filler (2012). Image courtesy the artist and Fehily Contemporary, Melbourne Australia. Photographer John Collie.
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A newly announced partnership between Creative New Zealand and the Australian Performing Arts Market will raise the profile of New Zealand arts
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The Big Idea Editor
 Ben Crowder - image provided.
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After months of waiting, the CNZ funding decisions are out and for some it’s a bitter pill to swallow. Ben Crowder opens up on how it feels and moving forward.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Madeleine Dore explores the processes creatives use to face uncertainty, deal with feeling stuck, level-up in their arts careers, upskill, and prepare to change roles.
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The Big Idea Editor
Image source: Arts event photos feature on MP Nicky Wagner’s Flickr account
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Arts and culture policy and strategy are on the agenda for the opposition
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The Big Idea Editor
Thomas LaHood and Jo Randerson - image provided.
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Kate Powell tests the boundaries of gender constructs and explores the yielding of toxic masculinity with Thomas La Hood.
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Kate Powell
Photo by Kevin Grieve.
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A welcomed conversation on how to change the bleak reality of what it’s like trying to make a living as a creative professional in Aotearoa is on its way.
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Andrea Rush
Sir Bob Harvey at Karekare Beach, West Auckland by Lawrence Smith
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Andrea Rush talks with the beguiling Sir Bob Harvey about storytelling, his tips for aspiring writers and swimming with sharks.
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Andrea Rush
Photo by Elena Koycheva
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We take a look at the long-awaited results of Creative New Zealand’s latest investment programmes.
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Georgie Bloomfield