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Arts Foundation 2019 Laureates - photos by Nan Sirisamphan. T-B, L-R: Kris Sowersby, val smith, Laurence Fernley, Sima Urale, Jessica Hansell aka Coco Solid, Solomon Mortimer, Pietra Brettkelly, Louise Potiki Bryant, Yvonne Todd, Ruth Paul.
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Andrea Rush unveils the just announced 2019 Arts Foundation Laureates.
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The Manukau Symphony Orchestra in rehearsal at Vodafone Events Centre
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Dominic Hoey heads out south to look for an organisation introducing rangitahi to the power of the classics
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Dominic Hoey
Tanya Carlson - photo by Carolyn Ebrey
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Evelyn Ebrey explores a hotly debated topic with local design voices.
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The Big Idea Editor
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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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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 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