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Works from Ravenscar Collection to go on public display

Visitors to four New Zealand art galleries, including Christchurch, will soon have the chance to see three works by Frances Hodgkins that have not been on public display for many years.

Announcing Aotearoa's acclaimed country musicians

The New Zealand Country Music Awards are New Zealand’s pre-eminent celebration of Country Music Artists in New Zealand and held each year in Gore, Southland, New Zealand. The Awards event is run by the New Zealand Songwriters Trust. The awards include:

NZSO to premiere renowned work by Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood on 10 May

A haunting instrumental work by acclaimed Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood will be performed for the first time in New Zealand by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra on 10 May.

Singapore International Festival of Arts 2019

We Can Dance is an interactive performance installation which invites audiences to imitate choreography in a recording booth to create a collaborative dance that is projected onto the Plaza National Library Building.

Levity Beet announces musical invention web series

Tui award-winning Children’s Musician Levity Beet is excited to announce the release of a Musical Inventions web-series for NZ Music Month.

Brilliant new exhibition lights up Christchurch Art Gallery

Installation view of Reuben Paterson's Te Pūtahitanga ō Rehua 2005. DVD. Collection of Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū, purchased 2009

A dazzling new exhibition will transform Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū this month.

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.