New Zealand Links
- Dance Aotearoa New Zealand (DANZ)
DANZ IS THE NATIONAL ORGANISATION FOR NEW ZEALAND DANCE
DANZ has been a registered charitable organisation since 1997. DANZ is a membership organisation for those involved in the professional, education and recreation sectors of New Zealand dance. DANZ members receive a free subscription to DANZ Quarterly magazine.
- Creative New Zealand
Creative New Zealand is the national agency for the development of the arts in New Zealand. CNZ invest resources in New Zealand arts for the long-term benefit of New Zealanders. Their statutory purpose is to encourage, promote and support the arts in New Zealand for the benefit of all New Zealanders. (Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa Act 1994)
- Tautai Contemporary Pacific Arts Trust
Tautai supports the development of contemporary pacific art through actively fostering and maintaining links between contemporary pacific visual artists.
- Pacific Media Network
The Pacific Media Network (Radio 531pi & NiuFM) is New Zealand's leading Pacific radio network and a great supporter of Pacific Dance NZ.
- Tagata Pasifika, TVNZ
TVNZ's flagship Pasifika programme. You can catch Tagata Pasifika on TV1, TV7 and online...
- Spasifik Mag
SPASIFIK Magazine, SPASIFIK Sport & Leisure and SPASIFIKmag.com are New Zealand's only magazine's and website dedicated to both the Maori and Pacific peoples.
- Polyfest on TV2
Every year in March Auckland Secondary Schools get together for their annual Maori and Pacific Island's cultural festival better known simply as ' PolyFest'. You can check out all the action on TVNZ Ondemand and even Polyfest on Youtube!!
New Zealand's Poly Fresh TV, Tv2, Saturday mornings. Catch it online too...
- Smokefree Pacifica Beats
Smokefree Pacifica Beats is a nationwide music competition that encourages young people to create and perform their own original, contemporary music.
- Pasifika Festival
Pasifika Festival is one of the most significant cultural festivals in the Pacific region. The festival celebrates the unique cultures and identities of the Pacific nations and New Zealand.
Festival Day regularly attracts more than 200,000 people including over 1000 performers from Samoa, Tonga, Cook Islands, Fiji, Niue, Tahiti, Tokelau, Tuvalu, Kiribati and the Tangata Whenua (New Zealand Maori).
- New Zealand International Arts Festival
The New Zealand International Arts Festival is a biennial multi-arts festival held in the capital city, Wellington. It is New Zealand's premier and largest cultural event and celebrates the best arts entertainment from around the world and within New Zealand. The next festival goes off between 24 February – 18 March 2012.
- Pacific Arts Alliance
Pacific Dance New Zealand is a member of Pacific Arts Alliance and support the aims of PaCaa in building a co-operative and support network of Pacific arts practitioners in the Pacific region.
Pasifika Sway brings forth the spiritual power and grace of the women of the South Pacific, embracing the past and present, uniting all cultures outside of Polynesia with Polynesia, paving a new light and learning for our future generations.
- Atamira Dance Company
ATAMIRA Dance Company is an Auckland based collective of New Zealand’s top young Maori dancers and choreographers.
- Hopskotch Dance Company
This is a site connecting you with the infamous, often under rated but always creative Hopskotch Dance Company/Crew. Based in Auckland Central and mostly made up of students all with diverse backgrounds and talents Hopskotch are a multicultural group made up of people from Cambodia, New Zealand, Niue, Tonga, Samoa, Cook Islands, Korea, China, Taiwan, South Africa and the Philippines.
- Red Leap Theatre
Red Leap Theatre is an Auckland based theatre company under the Artistic leadership of Kate Parker and Julie Nolan. Its mission is to create spirited visual and physical theatre to inspire and invigorate.
- Te Matatini
Te Matatini was established to foster, develop and protect traditional MÄÂori performing arts in the pursuit of excellence, promoting awareness, reviving and maintaining traditional performing arts and running the Te Matatini National Festival.
- Sunameke Productions
Sunameke is a Pacific Island Performance Group based in Darwin in the Top End of Australia. Sunameke performs traditional and tcntemporary dance and song from Oceania and have performed nationally and internationally,
- The Dreaming Festival
The Dreaming is a vibrant, exciting and a valuable destination where local, national and international audiences look forward to their annual ceremony time along with the most comprehensive showcase of Indigenous arts from across the country and around the world.