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Massey University calling young multi-lingual poets and writers

Writing poetry and stories can be enriching for new New Zealanders wanting to make sense of the challenge of shifting between cultures and languages, says a Massey University poetry lecturer.

New members to be inducted into NZ Music Hall of Fame

Three of Aotearoa’s most formative musical figures - Ruru Karaitiana, Pixie Williams, and Jim Carter - will be inducted into the New Zealand Music Hall of Fame at the 2019 APRA Silver Scroll Awards.

Tempo announces full breakthrough dance line-up for 2019

Tempo has launched its full 2019 programme hot off the heels of nearly sold out shows for Parris Goebel and Sau e Siva! Tempo will bring Auckland City to life from the 2nd - 12th October with 60 vibrant breakthrough dance works.

Step into the Small Worlds of fibre artists

Local art group Fibres Unlimited is bringing its exhibition Small Worlds to Taupō Museum from this weekend.

Fibres Unlimited is a local group based in the Taupō District that creates artworks using all things fibre.

Experience the untold story of the Voyage to Aotearoa

Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum is marking 250 years since the first onshore meetings between Māori and Europeans during HMB Endeavour's 1769 voyage to Aotearoa New Zealand, with a new special exhibition opening on Friday 13 September.

Showcase of youth art opens Saturday

South Canterbury Children’s Annual Art Exhibition, Artarama, celebrates its 40th Anniversary this Saturday at Aigantighe Art Gallery.

Dunedin School of Art to host talk by Dutch visual artist

Visual artist Udo Prinsen (Utrecht, the Netherlands) will speak at the Dunedin Art School on Thursday as part of his New Zealand visit.

Maori designers present latest collections during NZ Fashion Week 2019

Māori culture, history and sustainability intertwine this month as two of Aotearoa’s renowned Māori designers present their latest collections during New Zealand Fashion Week (NZFW) in Auckland.

Gisborne's Lawson Field Theatre upgrade completed

The $3.6 million upgrade of the Lawson Field Theatre is now complete and ready for its first public event and official opening concert next month.

The upgrade and earthquake strengthening project was assisted thanks to extensive fundraising efforts by the War Memorial Theatre Trust.

Frankie McMillan’s Octopus wrestling book set for launch this weekend

The Father of Octopus Wrestling, and other small fictions by Frankie McMillan will be launched at 4pm on Saturday 31 August, at Scorpio Books, 120 Hereford St, Christchurch Central City.