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DANZ IS THE NATIONAL ORGANISATION FOR NEW ZEALAND DANCEDANZ 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 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)
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).
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 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.
Inspire. Respect. Integrity. Humility. Culture. History. Difference. – Empowering our Emerging Pacific Youth to be Strong Global Leaders! Ia Manuia! Open contemporary dance classes and workshops.
Te Matatini was established to foster, develop and protect traditional MÄÂÂori performing arts in the pursuit of excellence, promoting awareness, reviving and maintaining traditional performing arts and running the Te Matatini National Festival.
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.
VOU is an explosive and vibrant Pacific experience that transports you to our island paradise rich in ancient stories, tradition and culture. Through the medium of live music and dance, VOU (meaning new in Fijian), is the blending of old and new, traditional and contemporary.
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.