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Just released findings from the Independent Artist Survey paints a stark reality of financial and career stability. We delve into the creative community's areas of concern.
We go in-depth on the hottest topic in the creative community and get government reaction, Auckland Art Festival's big reveal and the latest honours, accolades and achievements.
One of only 70 registered music therapists in this country explains why gigging musicians should join the cause - and the impact it will leave on them.
Anne Kennedy is no stranger to success - but her latest accolade stopped her in her tracks. Find out why she's "still reeling."
His work has inspired and entertained young creative minds for decades - David Hill's humour, humility and honesty illustrate what sets him apart.
The shift to Alert Level 3.2 gives the green light to Tāmaki Makaurau's galleries and museums. The Lowdown finds out why not everyone in Auckland is in a rush to open their doors.
Dame Claudia Orange has played a crucial role in the way New Zealanders view Te Tiriti o Waitangi. The renowned writer explains how our nation has evolved & her latest accolade.
NZ's disabled community is set to feel the love from across the Tasman. The acclaimed Rodney Bell tells us why Alter State's Digital Launch is the deep dive they deserve.
Expert advice on how independent arts practitioners and small creative businesses can overcome their pressure points and focus on what they love about their mahi.
The Lowdown speaks to some of the biggest names in NZ's creative community for a behind-the-scenes look at the late Dame Cath Tizard's enduring arts legacy - and some big cultural announcements.
Is the 2021 trend of seeking greener pastures a cause for concern for the arts? We speak to experts across the most impacted industries to find out.
Get inside what makes a Tautai Fale-ship such unique experiences, the joys and challenges, with one of this year's recipients championing the next wave of Pasifika creatives.