Wellington-based medical researchers have received up to $91,344 in Research For Life’s second funding round for 2020. In the earlier funding round in May, Research For Life approved eight grants totalling $105,810. Research For Life funds innovative quality research undertaken by researchers in the early stages of their careers who,... Keep Reading
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Tick for Kids asked New Zealand’s main political parties whether they support action on 40 evidence-based policies that the coalition members advocate for children’s and young people’s well-being. Their answers are shown in a series of Scorecards for policies on Keep Reading
Poppy Lekner has won the 2020 Parkin Drawing Prize and a $25,000 cash prize – sponsored by Chris Parkin, arts patron and philanthropist. Poppy’s work ‘Forward Slash’ was chosen as the winner from an impressive 482 entries nationwide and 76 finalists. Poppy says she is overwhelmed with the award. “I am truly blown away to be the... Keep Reading
Kiwi feature film The Turn of the Screw sells out at Shanghai International Film Festival in under an hour
Kiwi feature film The Turn of the Screw sells out at Shanghai International Film Festival in under an hour The Turn of the Screw, a film adaptation of the classic Henry James ghost story, adapted by and directed by Alex Galvin will have its World Premiere at the Shanghai International Film Festival this Saturday, followed by two further... Keep Reading
Feature Film ‘The Turn of the Screw’ to have World Premiere at the Shanghai International Film Festival in late July
The Turn of the Screw, a film adaptation of the classic Henry James ghost story, directed by Wellingtonian Alex Galvin has won selection for the Shanghai International Film Festival. The Shanghai International Film Festival runs from 27 July through until 2 August. The Turn of the Screw is the only New Zealand film screening at Shanghai this... Keep Reading
Urban Art and Sharp Corporation Create Digital Art Gallery in the Foyer of Wellington Railway Station
The Urban Art Foundation in association with Sharp New Zealand has opened a new three-screen digital art gallery in the foyer of the Wellington Railway Station. This is the second major transport hub showing Urban Art exhibitions, with Wellington International Airport providing two screens next to the Check-In counter almost exactly one... Keep Reading
Research For Life (RFL) invites Wellington-based medical researchers to apply for research grants. The closing date for RFL’s next round of grant applications is Friday, 28 August 2020. Last year, Research For Life made 13 research grants and 19 travel grants in its two funding rounds totalling $179,285. Research grants enable... Keep Reading
The Urban Art Foundation’s International Urban Art Exhibition (IUAE) opens in Turku, Finland on 29 June and runs through until 12 July on the Turku City Theatre’s 50 square metre outdoor digital screen. The Theatre is near the city centre on the shore of the Aura river. Turku, on the southwest coast of Finland, has a population... Keep Reading
Professor John Nacey recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2020 Research For Life (RFL) Board member and Immediate Past Chairman, Professor John Nacey has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2020, being made a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit (CNZM). Research For Life’s current chairman Dr Lance Lawler... Keep Reading
Urban Art Foundation’s City of Sculpture exhibition goes live The Urban Art Foundation in partnership with the Wellington Sculpture Trust has launched its latest digital art exhibition, City of Sculpture. The exhibition which will run for approximately six weeks went live on Monday, 25 May. It is being screened on the Foundation’s... Keep Reading
Research For Life awards $105,810 to Wellington Medical Researchers Wellington-based medical researchers have received $105,810 in Research For Life’s first funding round for 2020. Research For Life funds innovative quality research undertaken by researchers in the early stages of their careers who, through their work, will advance the... Keep Reading
Aotearoa's foremost integrated professional performance company, Touch Compass, has appointed Pelenakeke Brown as its new interim Artistic Director. She is the first artist with a disability to lead the company. Keep Reading
Ahead of the first weekend at Level 3 with some restrictions around aquatic recreation lifted Water Safety New Zealand (WSNZ) is urging people to use restraint. “New Zealanders generally did a great job during Level 4 of adhering to the lockdown protocols,” says CEO Jonty Mills. “We understand people... Keep Reading
Dramatic ‘In Isolation’ digital art exhibition extended to May 10 in five major cities: Art in the Time of COVID-19
An exhibition of New Zealand art currently showing across New Zealand titled In Isolation has been extended and expanded. In Isolation comprises works created by local artists during the COVID-19 lockdown, and is currently screening on 300 of oOh!media’s digital street signs. Conceived and curated by Urban Art’s founder Andrew Hagen,... Keep Reading
Web development company Flightdec has launched a website that presents useful and relevant content as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to unfold. Know This brings together links to authoritative New Zealand government websites and regional information. The website also provides links to reliable and up-to-date news stories and opinion pieces.. Keep Reading