Tautai Contemporary Pacific Arts Trust is recognised as a major contributor to the support and development of the Pacific arts community. We are seeking an outgoing person with Pacific heritage, who is both approachable and confident, to join our team as the Auckland Tautai Tertiary Liaison for 2018.Read More
Tautai Contemporary Pacific Arts Trust is recognised as a major contributor to the support and development of the Pacific arts community. We are seeking a special person to join our team and take responsibility for the delivery of our digital media services.Read More
Pacific Sisters, Lisa Walker, Tiffany Singh feature in Te Papa’s new art gallery – opens March 2018.Read More
Friday 13 October 2017, 10am – 5pm
We are now inviting applications from suitably qualified, hard-working, enthusiastic and determined people who are serious about forging a career in the arts. Six internships will be available for 2018. Read More
Tautai are delighted to announce the curator for the 2018 Tautai Tertiary exhibition will be Rosanna Raymond. Rosanna is an READ MORE >
The Pacific Chapter of the Pacific Arts Association announces a CALL FOR PARTICIPATION for its 2017 conference to be held on the National University of SamoaRead More
Congratulations to Tiffany Singh and Hawke’s Bay artist Jo Blogg, whose exhibition at the MTG Hawke’s Bay Tai Ahuriri, Indra’s Bow and A Glimpse Of India, has made the prestigious Best Awards finals in the category of “Exhibitions and Temporary Structures”.Read More
The judges have been announced for the 2018 Molly Morpeth Canaday Award 3D, which will be presented by the Whakatane Museum and Arts.Read More
Te Tuhi have announced Christina Pataialii as the 2017 Iris Fisher Scholarship Recipient
Auckland Festival of Photography is pleased to announce our Annual Commission 2017 exhibition by Janet Lilo is being presented at the Pingyao International Photo Festival, China, 19 – 25 Sept 2017.Read More
Julia Mage’au Gray – Shifting the Maiden Write-up by Aaron Taouma (Originaly published on Pacific Dance NZ). Imaginings of the Dusky Maiden, you READ MORE >
Situated in the Ōtara Town Centre, Fresh Gallery Ōtara provides an opportunity for artists to connect with and engage local READ MORE >
Accomplished poet, editor, art critic and journalist David Eggleton has been awarded the Fulbright-Creative New Zealand Pacific Writers’ Residency.Read More
South Auckland artist Ema Tavola will be the University of Canterbury Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies Artist in Residence READ MORE >
Auckland Libraries are going through an exciting time. They are focusing on developing closer relationships between libraries, customers and communities. READ MORE >
Media International Australia (Sage Publishing) is Inviting proposals for contributions towards a special issue that addresses the broad themes of READ MORE >
The Franklin Arts Festival is an annual celebration of visual arts held in Pukekohe, showcasing the work of talented artists READ MORE >
Time to start finding subjects and painting faces. Entries for the 2018 Adam Portraiture Award are now open. The New Zealand Portrait Gallery runs the award and are now encouraging artists to prepare for next year’s significant competition.Read More
The Parkin Prize is valued at $20,000 and is Aotearoa New Zealand’s premier award for drawing. Deadline for applications June 16, 2017 4pm The Parkin Drawing Prize is Aotearoa New Zealand’s premier award for drawing. The Parkin Prize promotes drawing in all its forms – as discovery, a testing of ideas, and decision making.Read More
The current issue of Art New Zealand is out now. Features includes a four page review of Yuki Kihara’s A Study of a Samoan Savage (2015) series written by Artspace curator Misal Adnan Yildiz. Also a six page review of Emily Mafile’o’s Ko Tonga Mo’unga ki he Loto: Tonga’s strength-hold is its heart (2017) exhibition at Māngere Arts Centre Ngā Tohu o Uenuku written by Ane Tonga. Plus much more. Read More
The McCahon House Trust is calling for applications from outstanding emerging and mid-career professional visual artists for the McCahon House READ MORE >
Asia New Zealand Foundation and Creative New Zealand are calling for applications for an artist in residence programme in Tokyo, Japan, for visual artists. The successful candidate will live and work in Tokyo at Youkobo Art Space for three months in Sept – Nov 2018.Read More
Author Gina Cole’s new book Black Ice Matter has won the Hubert Church Best First Book Award for Fiction in the 2017 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards held at the Aotea Centre in Auckland last night.Read More
Tautai Contemporary Pacific Arts Trust is recognised as a major contributor to the support and development of the Pacific arts community. We are seeking someone to join our team in a new part-time role providing accounting support in the Tautai office.Read More
We are currently looking for applications for our Karangahape rd office foyer gallery space. We provide a simple hanging system along READ MORE >
The National Museum of World Cultures is honoured to welcome Yuki Kihara – one of New Zealand’s leading interdisciplinary artists READ MORE >
“The festival is New Zealand’s only contemporary Pacific dance festival of its type and showcases some of the country’s most exciting contemporary Pacific dance choreographers,” says festival director Iosefa Enari. “It is also a wonderful opportunity for audiences to familiarise themselves with the incredible diversity of performance out there.”Read More
Call for Volunteers | Tautai foyer spaceRead More
The recipients of 2017’s Pasifika internships are textile designer Sonya Elspeth Withers, captions producer Sarah Maiava, and artist Sara Riordan.Read More
“Juliana is looking forward to meeting and spending time with the wide range of Pacific artists that live in Auckland during her residency,” Christina Jeffery says. “We have no doubt that she will find her time here stimulating and thought provoking.”Read More
As a leading contemporary art organisation, it is Artspace’s mission to produce and communicate challenging and inspiring art experiences. This involves continually adapting to new and diverse audiences and trying to engage ever growing and developing groups in the appreciation of the visual arts in a meaningful and sustainable way.Read More
Tautai congratulates philanthropists Jo and John Gow who were last night recognised for their contribution to the arts with the Award for Patronage at the New Zealand Arts Awards.Read More
In March 2017, FONUA, a new show about the effects of Climate Change on the Pacific will open at Māngere Arts Centre – Ngā Tohu o Uenuku as part of the Auckland Arts Festival’s Whānui programme.Read More
We invite proposals from performance artists, researchers and scholars, curators and artists to engage with and challenge this broad theme.Read More
Tautai will host a series of events for Auckland Council’s 2016 Urbanesia Festival called TAUTAI | CELEBRATE.Read More
UPDATE: Tautai have extended the open call for applications from curators/artists to curate a group show that will be presented at the Studio One Toi Tū, Auckland in RM 10 (upstairs gallery) and the sidewalk Gallery, for four weeksn in March 2017.Read More
Tautai is delighted to open applications for the fourth year of the Pasifika Internship Program. Read More
Three new solo exhibitions open on 8 September at Corban Estate Arts Centre by celebrated Coromandel-based sculptor Chris Charteris, and contemporary Auckland-based artists Benjamin Work and Kenneth Merrick. On display until 23 October, this set of exhibitions features paintings and sculptures that explore traditional Polynesian art forms, historic expeditions to the Pacific and hybridity in popular culture.Read More
Tautai Contemporary Pacific Arts Trust is delighted to be able to offer the opportunity for an artist to take up a residency in Auckland Aotearoa New Zealand. This is a five week residency which is available to a contemporary Pacific artist during February/March 2017.Read More
Ata Te Tangata features works by a ‘who’s who’ of contemporary Maori and Pacific photographers based here, including Siliga David Setoga, Terry Koloamatangi Klavenes, Tanu Gago, Ane Tonga, Grant Apiata, Linda T, Raymond Sagapolutele, Russ Flatt, Lisa Reihana, Emily Mafile’o, Pati Solomona Tyrell and Natalie Robertson.Read More
In a collaborative venture with the four major Central Auckland art institutions, this Eden Arts initiative presents the very best student works from each of Elam, Unitec, AUT and Whitecliffe in a single exhibition, awarding a cash prize to the overall winner.Read More
TOGETHER/MOVING FORWARD will be held at TAPAC in Auckland on 21-22 November 2016. It will bring together a variety of READ MORE >
Award-winning poet and playwright, Courtney Sina Meredith, launches first collection of short stories, Tail of the Taniwha. A collection of short stories READ MORE >
The Pacific Dance Artist in Residence has been selected for 2016 and for the first time is an international recipient. The READ MORE >
Tautai is pleased and proud to be able to support Pacific artists in a number of ways. We are now READ MORE >
Pacific Dance NZ announces that the Pacific Dance Choreographic Lab 2016 is now open to Expressions of Interest from Pacific READ MORE >
FRIENDS of PĀTAKA was established to celebrate and support the Gallery. FRIENDS are provided with a range of special opportunities while at the same time supporting and heralding the work of the Gallery. The FRIENDS group provides a background for the enjoyment and understanding of the range of exhibitions and activities that PĀTAKA presents.Read More
The Karangahape Road Business Association (KBA) presents an opportunity to respond to the three sculptural light poles…Read More
The 20-week internships involve placing recipients with organisations…Read More
Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery have an opportunity for all community groups in Auckland city…Read More
Very sad to hear the passing of Cook Islands artist Eruera Te Whiti NiaRead More
We would like to congratulate Lana on her appointment to ST PAUL St and AUT…Read More
The SaVAge Klub presents Matariki Ki Tua…Read More
Fresh Gallery Otara are seeking a Gallery Coordinator to assist…Read More
The festival is New Zealand’s first contemporary Pacific dance festival of its type…Read More
A 100-strong delegation from Aotearoa will shortly be saying “Håfa Adai” (hello) to Guam for the 12th Festival of Pacific Arts…Read More
Ioane Ioane has been appointed Artist in Residence for the Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies at the University of Canterbury…Read More
I believe in making art that is simple, playful, accessible and dynamic… Read More
THE HIVE HUMS WITH MANY MINDS, PART TWO is a Te Tuhi Offsite exhibition…Read More
Join Siapo Cinema 2016 in Wellington, for a festival of moving images by, for and about Pasifika people and communities here and abroadRead More
The Way of Matter includes work from Jasmine Te Hira and Nofoagaoalii Me.Read More
This issue cover article Conserve for Tomorrow by Dr. Caroline Vercoe talks with Fatu Feu’u…Read More
Artist, curator and writer Ane Tonga to curate next Tautai Tertiary Exhibition.
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Petrina Togi-Sa’ena as our Program Leader.
Filipe Tohi Journey to the Present, Makahoko me Lotokafa by Karen Stevenson is now available for purchase through Tautai.
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Tina Pihema as our new Administrator.
To celebrate 30 years of Contemporary Pacific Art we will be hosting an exhibition called TAUTAI NAVIGATE.
This 32 page hardcover book designed by Neil Pardington of Base Two, compliments Lonnie Hutchinson’s exhibition Black Bird and is just about to arrive from the printers.
Tautai is pleased to announce our 2015 Pasifika interns with Creative New Zealand.
The Pacific Branch of the Pacific Arts Association is calling for interest in its 2015 conference, to be held at the Fa’onelua Conference Centre in Nuku’alofa, Tonga from 30 September to 4 October, 2015.
Tautai is very pleased to announce Léuli Eshraghi as the 2015 Tautai Artist in Residence.
Artspace and Tautai Contemporary Pacific Arts Trust are very pleased to announce Louisa Afoa as the recipient of the 2015 Education Internship.
Last night the winners were presented their awards for the Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards 2014.
Big congratulations to actor director duo Vela Manusaute and Anapela Polataivao for winning the 2014 New Generation award!
Tautai took Fresh Horizons to the Hawke’s Bay. 29 students worked with artist’s Amiria Puia-Taylor, Chris Charteris and Matthew Salapu.
A big congratulations to Luke Willis Thompson who won the coveted 2014 Walters Prize over the weekend.