February 23, 2023

“Impact On Creative Livelihoods Is Profound” – Inside Cyclone Gabrielle’s Devastation. The Lowdown investigates the damage done to arts infrastructure in the impacted regions and what the creative community is doing to offer support, your chance to speak up on CNZ’s funding model & the big events that deserve your attention.

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The Big Idea Editor
22 Feb 2023

When disaster strikes, national and local government and emergency services are the first to spring into action.

But the arts are often not far behind.

The devastation of Cyclone Gabrielle – coming far too close on the heels of the heavy flooding that caught Tāmaki Makaurau so off-guard last month – has left too many with unimaginable physical and emotional trauma to deal with. How do you show aroha and manaakitanga to those so terribly impacted by these events? The creative community rallies the way they know how – fundraising and morale-raising. [More]

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