Disability rights advocate wins Attitude ACC Supreme Award
4 December 2013
A fearless fighter for disability rights, Robyn Hunt, received the Attitude ACC Supreme Award at the 2013 Attitude Awards on December 3 – World Disability Day.
Tikanga a key to reducing Maori recidivism
30 November 2013
For Māori prisoners, tikanga Māori – guidelines on how to behave in daily life – opens a door into Te Ao Māori (the Māori world), creating an awareness of who they are and where they have come from, says Phil Ngeru, a Māori advisor with the Department of Corrections.
Professional artists share skills with prisoners
29 November 2003
The chance to meet a professional artist, and learn new techniques and business skills are among the benefits of artist workshops run for prisoners at Northland Region Corrections Facility near Kaikohe.
28 November 2013
A Gretchen Albrecht artwork, travel and a luxury resort and golf breakaway for two in Queenstown, dinner for eight in your own home, a Superman tee-shirt signed by Russell Crowe, and tickets to live performance were just some of the items up for grabs in the Awesome Arts Access Auction, held in Wellington on Wednesday 27 November.
1 November 2013
“Vincents is making Ward 27 more liveable,” said Judith Aitken, Capital and Coast District Health Board member, speaking at the opening of “Connect”, a recent exhibition in the Vincents gallery featuring some artworks by patients from the mental health unit Te Whare O Matairangi at Wellington Hospital.
30 October 2013
Michele Leggott, an award-winning poet who began to lose her sight in 1985, was last night awarded the 2013 Prime Minister’s Award for Literary Achievement for poetry.
07 October 2013
Circability Trust, along with Toi Ora Live Art Trust and Hohepa Auckland, will use their new space in central Auckland to develop arts and circus programmes, performances and events.