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Nominations for Music Teacher of the Year open this NZ Music Month

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Music Teacher of the Year Tui, which will be presented to an outstanding Kiwi music teacher at the 2019 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards in November.

Trans-Tasman artist exchange builds capital bond

The inaugural Canberra Wellington Indigenous Artist Exchange programme starts this month, with Canberra’s Dean Cross arriving in Wellington, and local artist Ana Iti going to Canberra on 28 May.

New Elemental AKL festival to take over Auckland region in July

The full programme for Elemental AKL, Auckland’s new winter festival, has been released, revealing a captivating line-up of dazzling light shows, delicious culinary events, spectacular cultural performances, and uplifting entertainment.

Hands-on exhibit demonstrates impact of liquefaction

The Museum has added a hands-on interactive model to Quake City that demonstrates how the ground liquefied in parts of Canterbury during the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes, burying streets and sinking buildings.

NZ artist to broadcast lists of millions of bygone things across Venice

From May 8, Dane Mitchell’s multi-site artwork Post hoc will broadcast lists of millions of disappeared or bygone things across Venice from the New Zealand Pavilion for the 58th International Art Exhibition C La Biennale di Venezia, the world’s largest contemporary art exhibition.

Finalists announced for 2019 NZ Children's Music Awards

We are very pleased to announce the finalists for the 2019 APRA Best Children's Music Song, the Recorded Music NZ Best Children's Music Artist, and the NZ On Air Best Children's Music Video.

APRA Best Children's Song finalists:

- Anna van Riel for Haere Mai Song

Unseen works from 'NZ's Jackson Pollock' to show in Napier gallery

A rare opportunity to see - and purchase - works by the late Allen Maddox has art lovers from across the country booking flights in to Napier.

Drag show plays homage to the Wizard of Oz

Are you a good witch or a bad bish? Nine local dragsters, capably conducted by Clever Hansel, are giving you all of the yellow bricked goodies at Dorothy’s Drag show: a Wizard of Oz Spectacular, on at the Grand on April 27.

Curator of 150th anniversary exhibition values Frances Hodgkins as a role model

Celebrated artist Frances Hodgkins - linked to Kapiti by her sister Isabel - is a role model for women today says Pamela Gerrish Nunn, the curator of Mahara Gallery’s special exhibition marking the 150th anniversary of Hodgkins’ birth.

Dunedin School of Art graduate celebrates exhibition at Pah Homestead

Dunedin School of Art graduate Hannah Leigh Rennie Cockfield this week celebrated the opening of her exhibition, Club Tumeke, at the prestigious Pah Homestead in Auckland.