Tags : Arts and Crafts

Government support boosts Arts and Culture sector

Government support for the cultural sector to help it recover from the impact of COVID-19 has resulted in more cultural sector jobs predicted through to 2026, and the sector performing better than forecast. The latest forecast by economic consultancy ‘Infometrics’ reflects the impact of Government investment in keeping people in work and highlights how resilient the […]readmore

New Pilot to unlock cultural potential in communities

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Carmel Sepuloni today announced Manatū Taonga (Ministry for Culture and Heritage) is now accepting applications from cultural sector organisations to host cultural activators in eight communities around Aotearoa. “This pilot, as part of Te Tahua Whakahaumaru (Creative Arts Recovery and Employment Fund), aims to build their creative skills, and connect them […]readmore

Inspiring creativity through cultural installations and events

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Carmel Sepuloni has today announced the opening of the first round of Ngā Puninga Toi ā-Ahurea me ngā Kaupapa Cultural Installations and Events. “Creating jobs and helping the arts sector rebuild and recover continues to be a key part of the Government’s COVID-19 response,” Carmel Sepuloni says. “Today’s announcement is focused on […]readmore

Future-proofing arts, culture and heritage sector to adapt and thrive

 Hon Carmel SepuloniMinister for Arts, Culture and Heritage  31 March 2021 PĀNUI PĀPĀHOMEDIA STATEMENT  Future-proofing arts, culture and heritage sector to adapt and thrive Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Carmel Sepuloni today announced the details of the first round of the Cultural Sector Innovation Fund, which includes a new approach to supporting bold ideas.  The Innovation Fund will be […]readmore

More schools and kura delivering creative experiences

More schools and kura are helping inspire students to get creative and be involved in the arts through the second round of Creatives in Schools, Education Minister Chris Hipkins says.  Another 143 schools and kura are set to begin creative projects this year. Of these, 10 are from kura and one is from a New […]readmore

New creative service aims to benefit 1,000 peoples’ careers

Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage and Social Development Hon Carmel Sepuloni today launched a new Creative Careers Service, which is expected to support up to 1,000 creatives, across three regions over the next two years. The new service builds on the most successful aspects of the former Pathways to Arts and Cultural Experience (PACE) […]readmore

Nationwide community events for Waitangi Day 2021

Community events from Northland to Southland and from the West Coast to the Chatham Islands will draw people together to commemorate Waitangi Day, Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Hon Carmel Sepuloni said today.“Thirty-four grants totalling $288,000 have gone to organisations throughout Aotearoa to support events commemorating the signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and […]readmore

Labour to make Matariki a public holiday

Supports calls from New Zealanders for a uniquely New Zealand holiday that reflects growing interest in our history ●      A group of experts will help determine an exact date for the winter holiday but we expect it will always fall on a Monday or a Friday within Matariki ●      Beginning in 2022 to give businesses time to […]readmore