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Artist wins innovation award

It’s been a busy year for artist Lonnie Hutchinson (Ngāi Tahu, Samoan), and being awarded the Contemporary Pacific Artist award for Innovation by Creative New Zealand is another welcome accolade. Established in 1996, the annual awards acknowledge the richness, diversity and excellence of Pacific art in New Zealand and Lonnie is one of six artists…

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Ngāi Tahu writer wins Berlin residency

The 2015-16 Creative New Zealand Berlin Writer’s Residency has been awarded to Wellington-based writer, Hinemoana Baker (Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti Toa,Te Āti Awa). The residency allows an established writer to work on an approved project for up to eleven months in Berlin, Germany and covers travel to and accommodation in Berlin, a monthly stipend…

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Ngāi Tahu jeweller wins CNZ Fellowship

Creative New Zealand’s $100,000 2015 Craft/Object Fellowship has been awarded to Ngāi Tahu artist/jeweller Areta Wilkinson of Canterbury. Areta recently completed a doctoral thesis examining concepts of taonga relevant to her own contemporary practice and she says the fellowship will enable her to complete further work relevant to her thesis. Her project, Hine-Āhua: Absences and…

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