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NZ's biennial arts festival opens

24th February, Friday

The world premiere of a homegrown opera about Hohepa Te Umuroa is a highlight of the biennial New Zealand International Arts Festival which opens in Wellington on Friday. Read on

NZ's biennial arts festival opens

24th February, Friday

The world premiere of a homegrown opera about Hohepa Te Umuroa is a highlight of the biennial New Zealand International Arts Festival which opens in Wellington on Friday. Read on

Wellington's international arts festival begins

22nd February, Wednesday

The 2012 New Zealand International Arts Festival opens this Friday with 900 artists from around the world filling the theatres, galleries and streets of Wellington for New Zealand’s largest multi-arts festival. Read on

Boxing goes to the theatre

5th February, Sunday

Boxing has always been referred to as the noble art, but you still might be surprised to hear it has been taken into the theatre. Read on

Pick of the Sydney Festival

27th January, Friday

SYDNEY Dance Company artistic director Rafael Bonachela reveals his picks of the Sydney Festival, which wraps up on Sunday. Read on

Festival puts indigenous culture in spotlight

6th January, Friday

When the Sydney Festival kicks off this weekend it will showcase Indigenous cultures. Among the highlights is a show by The Barefoot Divas - six performers from three Pacific nations who are a musical and cultural force to be reckoned with. Read on

Writers & Readers Week Schools Day Out

29th November, Tuesday

It’s not every day that an incredible line-up of children’s and young adult authors come together in one place, but that’s exactly what happens during the literary celebration held as part of the biennial New Zealand International Arts Festival. Read on

I heart WIUO

21st November, Monday

Just listening to the Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra's new EP "I Love You." Read on

New Zealand International Arts Festival 2012

5th November, Saturday

Anne Chamberlain is pleased and rightly so. It’s her first year as co-ordinator of the New Zealand International Arts Festival’s Writers & Readers Week and she has landed Germaine Greer as a headliner. Germaine Greer Read on

International Arts Festival set to wow audiences

2nd November, Wednesday

The New Zealand International Arts Festival aims to appeal to anyone who wants to be entertained. It is up to the festival's artistic director Lissa Twomey to decide which international acts New Zealand audiences will pay to see. Read on