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Tauranga waterfront lights up for summer
11 Nov 2022  

Tauranga waterfront lights up for summer

Tauranga’s waterfront is awash with lights and colour as part of a new art and sculpture installation in the city centre.


Kāpiti Coast Art Trail returns
28 Oct 2022   /

Kāpiti Coast Art Trail returns

The Kāpiti Coast Art Trail is back this November, with works from more than 125 local artists on display and many more at local galleries and creative spaces.


Govt funds 39 arts, culture, heritage projects
4 Oct 2022   /

Govt funds 39 arts, culture, heritage projects

The projects include a digital storytelling app for the Russell Museum, e-commerce functionality for local art galleries, and a 3D virtual exhibition for the Tairawhiti Arts Festival.


WOW a $28m boost for Wellington
3 Oct 2022   /

WOW a $28m boost for Wellington

More than 60,000 people, including 35,000 from out of town, are expected to attend the event, which runs until 16 October.


Te Papa splashes $627k at BNZ art sale
19 Sep 2022   /

Te Papa splashes $627k at BNZ art sale

Te Papa has spent $627,000 on the acquisition of two paintings by New Zealand artists from the Bank of New Zealand’s art collection.


Museum partnership supports local arts
12 Aug 2022   /

Museum partnership supports local arts

Whanganui Regional Museum is partnering with the Blumhardt Foundation in an effort to support public art galleries and museums in their acquisition of work by contemporary New Zealand craft practitioners.


Interactive kiosk to highlight history
10 Aug 2022   /

Interactive kiosk to highlight history

A new kiosk and etching in Tauranga’s Wharf Street Upgrade in Te Papa will showcase the history of the city as part of an interactive audio and video experience.


‘Vallery’ art camper celebrates Coastal Arts Trail
3 Aug 2022   /

‘Vallery’ art camper celebrates Coastal Arts Trail

A campervan has been transformed into a fully-curated art gallery featuring 26 New Zealand artists and 50 works.


“Smuggled” tapestries attract thousands to New Plymouth
29 Jun 2022  

“Smuggled” tapestries attract thousands to New Plymouth

A “smuggled” tapestry exhibition attracted around 21,800 visitors to New Plymouth, with 16,000 people coming from outside the region.


World of Wearable Art previewed at Wellington Airport
9 Jun 2022   /

World of Wearable Art previewed at Wellington Airport

Five award-winning entries from the World of Wearable Art collection are now on show at Wellington Airport until September.


Whale Tales final farewell draws crowd of 10k
5 May 2022  

Whale Tales final farewell draws crowd of 10k

Some 10,000 people came to the final farewell weekend of the Whale Tales public art trail at Silo Park in Auckland on 29 April.


Travel agents farewell Whale Tale on Queen’s Wharf
22 Apr 2022   /

Travel agents farewell Whale Tale on Queen’s Wharf

Travel agents gathered in Auckland’s Queen’s Wharf to farewell the ‘Whale Spirit’ Whale Tale art sculpture located on Auckland’s waterfront.


Regions to benefit from arts funding
4 Mar 2022   /

Regions to benefit from arts funding

Twenty-seven arts, culture and heritage projects across the Taranaki, Bay of Plenty and Manawatū regions will benefit from the latest round of Te Urungi: Innovating Aotearoa culture sector funding, says Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Carmel Sepuloni.


Street art festival comes to Christchurch
2 Mar 2022   /

Street art festival comes to Christchurch

Seven major murals are being created across central Christchurch as part of the Flare Street Art Festival.


Whale Tales art trail launches on street and online
22 Feb 2022   /

Whale Tales art trail launches on street and online

The Whale Tales 2022 public art trail has launched in Auckland both in public spaces and as a virtual, interactive trail.


Aotearoa Art Fair rescheduled
15 Feb 2022   /

Aotearoa Art Fair rescheduled

The Aotearoa Art Fair at The Cloud in Auckland has been moved to a new date, 16-20 November 2022.


Whale Tales art trail comes to Auckland
21 Jan 2022   /

Whale Tales art trail comes to Auckland

The Whale Tales 2022 public art trail will launch in Auckland next week, partly to publicise endangered Bryde’s whales in the Hauraki Gulf.


Capital wants you to put ‘i’ in Wellington
20 Jan 2022   /

Capital wants you to put ‘i’ in Wellington

A new sculpture commissioned by WellingtonNZ for the waterfront will pose a new photo opportunity to attract visitors to the city.


Multi-region arts trail industry first for RTOs
2 Aug 2021   /

Multi-region arts trail industry first for RTOs

Whanganui, Taranaki and the Manawatū are jointly launching a pan-region arts trail to showcase works and entice visitors to the lower west coast of the North Island.


Visitors to New Plymouth help boost local economy
24 Jun 2021   /

Visitors to New Plymouth help boost local economy

Art and music events proving popular among out-of-towners.


Inaugural light festival boasts local approach
23 Jun 2021   /

Inaugural light festival boasts local approach

Series of two-metre tall cubes to depict Ngāi Tahu stories about stars in Victoria Square.


Resort galleries launch weekly event
28 May 2021   /

Resort galleries launch weekly event

Seven Queenstown art galleries will come alive for a late-night special every Thursday as part of a new weekly initiative to kickstart the town’s art sector.


Māori rock art sites secure $250k
27 Apr 2021   /

Māori rock art sites secure $250k

Funding to be used for 14 sites at Opihi, South Canterbury.


Govt launches $60m arts, culture, heritage innovation fund
6 Apr 2021   /

Govt launches $60m arts, culture, heritage innovation fund

Funds provided over three years as part of wider arts and culture Covid-19 recovery programme.


Van Gogh exhibitions extended
11 Mar 2021   /

Van Gogh exhibitions extended

The Van Gogh Alive immersive exhibition has extended its shows in Christchurch and will be opening ahead of time in Auckland to serve demand.


Gallery puts on publicly selected exhibition
1 Mar 2021   /

Gallery puts on publicly selected exhibition

Timaru’s Aigantighe Art Gallery is exhibiting its most popular works from its permanent collection of 1,800 pieces.


New art initiative for West Coast
20 Aug 2020   /

New art initiative for West Coast

A new series of art awards has been created for the West Coast after more than $40,000 of funding from Creative New Zealand.


Hamilton approves cultural, arts work package
14 Aug 2020   /

Hamilton approves cultural, arts work package

Hamilton City Council has approved a work programme to help it make more informed decisions on issues of cultural significance.


WREDA seeks to wow a wider arts audience
2 Mar 2018   /

WREDA seeks to wow a wider arts audience

A programme to make arts and culture available to a wider audience is part of an initiative to mark the numerous cultural milestones being celebrated in Wellington during 2018.


International artist to join Dunedin’s street art trail
22 Feb 2018  

International artist to join Dunedin’s street art trail

Dunedin’s popular street art trail will gain two new world-class artworks with international artist Bik Ismo and Christchurch’s Jacob Yikes the latest artists to come to the city.