Book sector highlights cultural, social and economic importance of valuing creative rights
4 November 2020The New Zealand Society of Authors, the Publishers Association of New Zealand and Copyright Licensing New Zealand have teamed up to put creative rights and their importance – for writers, the local book sector, and for our country – in the spotlight.
Call for applications - Contestable Fund Grants 2020
29 August 2020If you're working on a project that aims to make a positive impact on New Zealand writing and publishing, apply for a Contestable Fund Grant - $75,000 is ready and waiting. Applications open Wednesday 9 September 2020.
2020 CLNZ/NZSA $25,000 Writers' Award has been awarded to Nick Bollinger
28 August 2020Wellington writer Nick Bollinger has been awarded the 2020 $25,000 Writers' Award for his project Revolutions Per Minute: The Counterculture in New Zealand 1960-1975
2020 CLNZ/NZSA $5,000 Research Grants awarded to four outstanding projects.
28 August 2020Four New Zealand writers have each been awarded a $5,000 CLNZ/NZSA Research Grant for 2020.
Importance of Kotahitanga
11 June 2020Admit it. You’ve missed it, just a little. Honest to goodness, actual, real human interaction. The lockdown had a certain charm to start with, no doubt about it. The chance to reduce our commute down to the time it takes to get from the kitchen to the lounge, being able to attend important meetings in your jandals via Zoom. But for many, especially in the creative world, nothing can replace engaging directly. Kanohi ki te kanohi - face to face.
$120,000 of Contestable Fund Grants awarded – successful recipients announced
18 May 2020We are pleased to announce the successful recipients of the Special Round of Contestable Fund Grants 2020.