CNZ’s hot-off-the-press triennial survey about NZ’ers and the Arts

New Zealanders and the Arts — Ko Aotearoa me ōna Toi provides a benchmark for New Zealanders’ engagement with the arts over time. This research has been done every three years since 2005 – the only longitudinal survey of its kind in Aotearoa. The research provides a rich picture of the powerful impact the arts have […]

Amplify Arts Expo 2021 – Southland

Calling all artists and arts organisations Arts Murihiku is calling for artists and arts organisations to take part in its new AMplify Arts Expo on Saturday 8 May. All artforms will be represented at the Expo, and it’s free to take part. Arts Murihiku Chairman Paul Duffy said AMplify would literally amplify the voice of […]

Sustainable Careers for Artists and Arts Practitioners – Summary of consultation

Today we’ve released a summary of the consultation undertaken in late 2019 on the discussion document Sustainable Careers for Artists and Arts Practitioners Umanga Toitū mō ngā Ringa Rehe Toi, me ngā Tohunga Toi. The purpose of this mahi and the discussion document was to continue the kōrero about what the findings of the Profile […]


He Waka Tuia ART + MUSEUM will open to the public on Saturday, September 12. Co-managers David Dudfield and Gemma Baldock said the opening is the culmination of months of hard work and planning. “The team is thrilled to set an opening date and we are all working very hard behind the scenes to install […]

Funding Opportunities for the Arts

Today, Monday 3 August, Creative New Zealand opens the first opportunities in its 12-month investment plan, announced in July and following the completion of its first phase COVID-19 emergency response. The opportunities opened this morning offer funding for short-term projects and longer-term planning. The 12-month investment plan offers arts funding through to 30 June 2021, […]

New Arts Fund for individuals

Community Trust of Southland broadens opportunities of art funding for individuals The Community Trust of Southland has today announced a new arts funding programme Create, Margot Hishon, Chair of the Trust said. The fund is designed to support individual emerging and established creative practitioners across all art forms. This new programme replaces the previous art […]