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A Waka Odyssey - New Zealand Festival - Matt Grace
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Dominic Hoey spoke to award winning director Anna Marbrook about the sense and scale of her latest project.
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Dominic Hoey
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Placemaking in a heritage and contemporary setting makes for an amazing creative hub. We hear more of the good hearts involved. [In partnership with Ellen Melville Centre]
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Kate Powell
Late Night event
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Kate Powell discovers a gem in the city centre and finds out how they are helping build heart and community. [In partnership with Auckland Council]
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Kate Powell
Image: Susana Lei'ataua
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Susana Lei’ataua speaks of time, place and identity in the lead up to an important event.
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The Big Idea Editor
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