Our work programme in year 2

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  • Expanding the reach of our major events

    by Fiona@WCC, 5 months ago
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    Wellington has a strong reputation for arts, festivals and events. But we’re facing tougher competition from other cities that are increasing their spending on culture and attracting visitors. We’re investing in extending the reach of events such as World of WearableArt, CubaDupa and the New Zealand Festival. 2019/20 will be a challenging year for the NZ Festival with St James and Town Hall venues both unavailable. We will support the Festival through the City Growth Fund to provide a full and innovative programme. We will continue to strengthen our new free public events, including our signature Matariki event on the...

    Wellington has a strong reputation for arts, festivals and events. But we’re facing tougher competition from other cities that are increasing their spending on culture and attracting visitors. We’re investing in extending the reach of events such as World of WearableArt, CubaDupa and the New Zealand Festival. 2019/20 will be a challenging year for the NZ Festival with St James and Town Hall venues both unavailable. We will support the Festival through the City Growth Fund to provide a full and innovative programme. We will continue to strengthen our new free public events, including our signature Matariki event on the Waterfront, Ahi Kā.

    Our new programme of events and activities will maintain and support our existing suite of major events and contribute to the development of new offerings for residents and visitors.

  • Investment in the Arts

    by Fiona@WCC, 5 months ago
    Funding of economic and toursim initiatives recut  local arts

    We will continue our investment in professional and community arts and cultural projects via three-year funding contracts for established organisations and funding to support one-off projects. Support for high-quality new local theatre and dance works will be offered via the Arts and Culture Fund.

    We will continue our investment in professional and community arts and cultural projects via three-year funding contracts for established organisations and funding to support one-off projects. Support for high-quality new local theatre and dance works will be offered via the Arts and Culture Fund.

  • Aho-Tini

    by Fiona@WCC, 5 months ago
    Aho tini fiona 2

    We are working with Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency and other stakeholders in the arts, culture and creativity sectors on our plan for working together to build on Wellington's growing reputation and performance as a creative city.

    We are working with Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency and other stakeholders in the arts, culture and creativity sectors on our plan for working together to build on Wellington's growing reputation and performance as a creative city.

  • Basin Reserve

    by Fiona@WCC, 5 months ago
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    The Basin Reserve is ranked among the world’s top-10 cricket venues, and is known as one of New Zealand’s most picturesque and historic cricket grounds. Substantial progress has been made on upgrading the ground with the RA Vance stand, terraces, scoreboards and players pavilion now completed. Work will focus on completing the strengthening and restoration of the Museum Stand in 2019/20 at a total cost of $7.7 million, capital investment from Council will be $6.7 million, with $1 million contribution from The Basin Reserve Trust.

    The Basin Reserve is ranked among the world’s top-10 cricket venues, and is known as one of New Zealand’s most picturesque and historic cricket grounds. Substantial progress has been made on upgrading the ground with the RA Vance stand, terraces, scoreboards and players pavilion now completed. Work will focus on completing the strengthening and restoration of the Museum Stand in 2019/20 at a total cost of $7.7 million, capital investment from Council will be $6.7 million, with $1 million contribution from The Basin Reserve Trust.