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Acoustic Routes

Acoustic Routes is the trade name of the Wellington Folk Centre Incorporated of New Zealand. Acoustic Routes is a club for people who enjoy performing and listening to a wide range of music with the emphasis on acoustic styles.

Arts Education Network

ARTSblog is an American blog site based on the assertion that learning and participation in music dance theatre and the visual arts are vital to the development of children and our communities.

Arts Foundation of New Zealand

The Arts Foundation of New Zealand is a national private trust that supports all art forms through identifying and rewarding artistic excellence via impeccable processes. The Foundation enables New Zealanders to act collectively as patrons with the satisfaction of knowing that they are contributing to major award programmes and future projects in perpetuity.

Association of International Dance Teachers

The Association of International Dance Teachers is an examining body and non-profit association whose aim is to promote the teaching and standard of Modern Tap and Hip Hop dancing.

Auckland Live

The Auckland Live offers a range of arts presentations for the public of Auckland. It provides accessible motivating and engaging activities for students.

Bipeds Productions

Bipeds Productions is an umbrella organisation to support and make visible the work of co directors Kilda Northcott and Lyne Pringle. They are innovative dance artists who invite a visceral connection with an audience whether on a large scale or in more intimate settings.

Black Grace

Led by founder and Artistic Director Neil Ieremia Black Grace Dance Company fuses Pacific and contemporary dance in an extraordinary and dynamic form. Black Grace has become internationally renowned for its artistry creative excellence and innovation.

CHART and Creative Northland

CHART (Culture Heritage Arts Resource Trust) has been set up to enable the community of Whangarei to develop and progress long term visions to support and build capacity to the sector. Creative Northland aims to enable the development and sustainability of the Northland creative industries arts sector.

ConArtists - The Home of Theatresports

ConArtists have been operating in NZ for over 22 years and have become a successful entertainment company who also provide a programme for youth. The Theatresports Youth Programme is an Auckland-wide programme that creates opportunities for students to participate in performance theatre.

Cubanfusion Dance

Cubanfusion offers dance classes for adults and children in the Wellington region. Cuban dancer/choreographer and musician Rafael Ferrer Noel teaches a range of Afro-Cuban dance styles including Rumba Son Mambo Cha Cha Cha Cuban Salsa/Casino and Reggaetón at various locations across Wellington. Private dance and percussion classes also available.

DANZ - Dance Association of New Zealand

DANZ – Dance Aotearoa New Zealand - supports teachers in implementing the dance curriculum through providing resources Learning Experiences Outside the Classroom (LEOTC) and links to groups and individuals.

Footnote Dance

Footnote Dance from Wellington is New Zealand's premiere professional contemporary dance company. They offer a national touring performance schedule with community and school performances and workshops. Footnote develops nurtures and presents New Zealand works commissioned annually to New Zealand music.

Latin Rhythm Dance School

The Latin Rhythm Dance School is New Zealand's largest Salsa and Spanish Language school offering courses in Auckland and throughout New Zealand.

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

The Ministry for Culture and Heritage provides advice to the New Zealand government on culture and heritage matters. It assists government in its provision and management of cultural resources for the benefit of all New Zealanders and undertakes a number of activities that support and promote the history and heritage of our country.

National Library of New Zealand

The National Library, apart from its vast collections of written material and images, also contains a gallery with an on-going exhibition schedule.

NZ Dance Directory

This is a directory of the DANZ members who wish to advertise on the DANZ web site. It is an open listing which does not carry any necessary endorsement from DANZ.

Pacific Dance New Zealand

Pacific Dance New Zealand fosters and encourages the development of the Pacific dance sector of New Zealand. They are involved in running dance workshops conferences and community and professional events promoting Pacific dance in New Zealand.

Poyema Dance Company

Poyema Dance Company of Auckland are a neo-classical-contemporary dance company whose focus is the creation and presentation of professional-level sacred and mythic dance. Poyema is spirituality made visible. Directed by Jennifer De Leon they perform widely. Poyema is New Zealand's only dance company of its kind.

RASA School of Dance

Lisa Wilkinson - BA performing arts NZADT accredited 17 years teaching experience specialising in HIPHOP Indian Bollywood Contemporary and drama - offers education participation and performance classes for all ages (5 years to adult) all levels (beginners to advanced) non syllabus performance based studio. RASA Studio is situated in King Edward Court Building Stuart St Dunedin.

Riverton Arts Centre

Riverton Arts Centre is an active gallery with approximately 11 exhibitions per year. These exhibitions feature mostly new contemporary works from mainly Southland & Otago artists. The arts centre also hosts music and theatre performers predominately from the Arts on Tour programme run workshops and other arts related classes. This arts centre is recommended as a provider of quality arts events in the Southland region.

Royal New Zealand Ballet

The Royal New Zealand Ballet is a company of 34 dancers committed to becoming the most compelling expression of New Zealand’s creative spirit. Performing both nationally and internationally we perform a broad classical and contemporary repertoire nurturing local talent and bringing world-class ballet to local audiences.

Southland Museum & Art Gallery

Southland Museum & Art Gallery - Niho o te Taniwha - is the major cultural organization for the Southland region and serves a population of over 100000 people.

Studio 42 Performing Arts

Studio 42 Performing Arts is a performance based company who focus on creativity.

The New Zealand Federation of Dance Teachers

The New Zealand Federation of Dance Teachers (NZFDT) is a national organisation that provides a network for dance teachers of all styles and idioms.

The New Zealand School of Dance

One of the southern hemisphere's leading dance institutions training the professional dancers of tomorrow. The New Zealand School of Dance offers high quality training in classical ballet and contemporary dance in an inspirational environment.

The Physics Room

The Physics Room exists to act as a catalyst for the development and promotion of ideas and debate through art. A central Physics Room aim is that parallel integrated activities be launched in their gallery publications website and other local public art projects giving the issues and ideas raised by the programme the widest possible dissemination and discussion.

The Tap Arts Project

For the Wellington region Tap Arts offer dance for fitness dance for fun! The Tap Arts Project offers a variety of dance classes at a full range of skill levels for ages 3+. With a focus on fun fitness rhythm and coordination there is sure to be something for everyone!

Touch Compass

Touch Compass is a charitable dance organisation producing performances and providing training for those with and without a disability. Established in 1997 and based in Auckland Touch Compass incorporates dance/theatre aerial work contact improvisation film and multi-media in their events.

Trinity College London

Trinity College London’s reputation rests on their continuing ability to provide respected qualifications across a growing range of disciplines in the performing arts. They emphasise overall performance rather than a prescriptive formula and deliver an enhanced range of syllabuses and local services to teachers tailored to allow flexible styles of learning and teaching. Today they deliver 500000 assessments each year worldwide in English Language and performing arts subjects and their international network is growing.

Victorian Orff Schulwerk Association - VOSA

VOSA promotes learning music through singing saying dancing and playing through a holistic approach. It is one of the most active associations in the world and runs a full programme of courses conferences and an online resource centre.

Vodafone Events Centre

Vodafone Events Centre is a multi purpose events centre in Manukau City. It embraces and showcases excellence within culture art entertainment sport leisure and the business interests of the culturally diverse population of Manukau City. It is a living expression of Pacific arts and culture attracting national and international visitors.

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APRA

APRA is a not-for-profit organisation that collects royalties on behalf of its 44000+ members including over 5000 New Zealand members and by agreement for all the copyright owners around the world. In addition APRA manages the reproduction rights business of its sister collecting society AMCOS (Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners’ Society). AMCOS represents virtually all music publishers in Australia and New Zealand and through reciprocal arrangements the vast majority of the world’s composers writers and music publishers.

Aratoi - Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

Aratoi shares the stories of the Wairarapa and showcases the best in New Zealand and international art. This award-winning institution presents a range of exhibitions collections public programmes and events that help to celebrate the unique natural cultural and artistic heritage of the Wairarapa.

Arc Cafe

Arc Cafe Dunedin began in June 1997 and is owned and operated by the Arc Cafe Trust. The Cafe aims to enrich the lives of the public by providing a non-commercial media production house cafe and venue that supports and advances new cultures music and arts. The Cafe has live music free internet access and vegetarian food. The site provides a copy of the current and previous gig guides images and sound clips.

Arts Access Aotearoa

Arts Access Aotearoa is a charitable trust whose objectives are to ensure that and people and communities of New Zealand have unhindered access to the arts and opportunities to create perform and develop their own arts.

Arts Canterbury

Arts Canterbury is committed to profiling art galleries and artists in Christchurch New Zealand and districts. It is an incorporated charitable organisation governed by an elected executive committee whose membership is currently made up of artists business and community representatives from Timaru Selwyn Hurunui Ashburton Banks Peninsula and Christchurch.

Arts Foundation of New Zealand

The Arts Foundation of New Zealand is a national private trust that supports all art forms through identifying and rewarding artistic excellence via impeccable processes. The Foundation enables New Zealanders to act collectively as patrons with the satisfaction of knowing that they are contributing to major award programmes and future projects in perpetuity.

Artspace

Artspace is an Auckland-based charitable trust whose mission is to challenge inspire and educate the makers and readers of contemporary culture by producing exhibiting and communicating contemporary art from a point of view unhindered by the expectation of success or fear of failure.

Auckland Chamber Orchestra

The Auckland Chamber Orchestra collaborates with other arts disciplines to produce cutting edge arts events.

Auckland Live

The Auckland Live offers a range of arts presentations for the public of Auckland. It provides accessible motivating and engaging activities for students.

CHART and Creative Northland

CHART (Culture Heritage Arts Resource Trust) has been set up to enable the community of Whangarei to develop and progress long term visions to support and build capacity to the sector. Creative Northland aims to enable the development and sustainability of the Northland creative industries arts sector.

Copyright Council of New Zealand

Find information about the laws and copyright in New Zealand.

Creative Commons

Creative Commons (CC) provides free tools that let authors scientists artists and educators easily mark their creative work with the freedoms they want it to carry. You can use CC to change your copyright terms from "All Rights Reserved" to "Some Rights Reserved."

Creative New Zealand

The role of Creative New Zealand is to develop and promote the Arts for all New Zealanders. Their web site has information on the roles and work of Creative New Zealand and how to apply to them for funding. It also provides arts resources and news with features such as: information sheets on New Zealand artists and their work; information about advocacy and research into the Arts in NZ; information about Maori and Pasifika Arts; news of NZ artists working overseas.

International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies

The International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies (IFACCA) is the first global network of national arts funding bodies. The mission is to create an international resource and meeting ground for all those whose public responsibility it is to support excellence and diversity in artistic endeavour.

McCahon House

Tutored visits are available for students at a reasonable cost. The educational content has been developed in conjunction with the NZ and NCEA school curriculum and Ministry of Education approved internal assessment support materials are available for teachers.

Millennium Public Art Gallery

The Millennium Public ART Gallery provides an accessible and informative forum for the arts in Marlborough with a strong commitment to quality and diversity to celebrate cultures in Aotearoa/New Zealand and Marlborough. Education programmes are available. Email: marlpublicart@xtra.co.nz

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

The Ministry for Culture and Heritage provides advice to the New Zealand government on culture and heritage matters. It assists government in its provision and management of cultural resources for the benefit of all New Zealanders and undertakes a number of activities that support and promote the history and heritage of our country.

National Library of New Zealand

The National Library, apart from its vast collections of written material and images, also contains a gallery with an on-going exhibition schedule.

New Zealand Arts on the Web

The arts have always played a significant role in New Zealand life and this collection provides comprehensive links to New Zealand arts web sites.

New Zealand Writers' Guild

NZWG – the New Zealand Writers' Guild - represents and supports New Zealand script writers. On this site you will find information news downloadable resources and much more.

North Shore City: Mairangi Arts Centre

The centre runs a large number of art classes. Top artists and tutors are employed to teach day and evening courses in the centre's well equipped studios. MAC also provides after school classes for children covering a wide range of art and craft subjects. The annual Education Programme is divided into four 8 week terms which coincide with the local school terms. Special children's holiday programmes are run during the school holiday breaks.

Pataka Porirua

Pataka is a museum of arts and culture: Te Marae O Te Umu Kai O Hau - The cultural heart of Porirua City. The museum is dedicated to celebrating our heritage and showcasing the very best in contemporary Maori Pacific Island and New Zealand art.

Puke Ariki

The essence of Puke Ariki is learning about who we are where we come from and where we are going. This quest for knowledge is so important that people throughout Taranaki and New Zealand have embraced the spirit of Puke Ariki and flown with it. The result is an inspiring two-wing complex that soars high in the heart of New Plymouth. Even the location is telling for Puke Ariki means Hill of Chiefs and was once the most important Maori site in Taranaki. Our knowledge centre is the first of its type in New Zealand and maybe the world.

Southland Museum & Art Gallery

Southland Museum & Art Gallery - Niho o te Taniwha - is the major cultural organization for the Southland region and serves a population of over 100000 people.

Te Hiringa i te Mahara - The Power of the Mind

Te Hiringa i te Mahara is a support service for Māori Secondary School teachers.

The Asia New Zealand Foundation

Through its activities in education business mediacultural research and policy studies Asia NZ aims to promote initiatives which deepen understanding and relationships between New Zealanders and the peoples of Asia. There site helps you find Asian artists and opportunities for students to engage in the many different Asian cultural opportunities.

The Big Idea

This site carries information on the New Zealand creative sector jobs commissions auditions and professional development opportunities. Professional awards and competitions and intern-ship opportunities are listed. A weekly creative sector magazine is provided with local and international content. There is a place for forums a marketplace and on-line opinion polls. A feature aspect is the profiling of individuals and organisations and their work. The Big Idea connects the NZ creative sector with the world. Services are currently entirely free to subscribers.

The Depot Artspace

The Depot Artspace is a community arts project based in Devonport. The Depot is open and inclusive and encourages engagement in all art forms - music, painting, sculpture, creative writing, performance and photography to name a few. To this end we offer a variety of facilities and services that support the creative community.

The New Zealand Steel Gallery

The Physics Room

The Physics Room exists to act as a catalyst for the development and promotion of ideas and debate through art. A central Physics Room aim is that parallel integrated activities be launched in their gallery publications website and other local public art projects giving the issues and ideas raised by the programme the widest possible dissemination and discussion.

The Song Room

The Song Room is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to providing music and arts programmes in Australian schools and communities. The Song Room provides a range of free programmes to schools and communities that otherwise would not have access to such opportunities.

UpStage

UpStage is a web-based venue for online performance; it is an open source server application that has been in development since 2003. Online audiences anywhere in the world participate in live performance events by going to a web page without having to download and install any additional software.

Woom

WOOM (founded 2006) exists in order to promote visionary art by new and emerging artists.

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