A PLACE FOR THE CREATIVE SECTOR TO COME TOGETHER
From Monday 30 March, PANNZ (Performing Arts Network of New Zealand), in partnership with Auckland Live, invited the creative sector from across Aotearoa to come together in response to the Covid-19 crisis for a series of regular, free online hui. Starting as a weekly event, the regular hui gave us a chance for us to gather remotely, connect and get up to date as a community.
Now happening in a monthly format, the PANNZ hui take place at 11 am on a Monday, the date to be advised each month.
The hui are live streamed, and then made available for those who are unable to join. During the live stream, you will be able to ask questions via the comment threads on the PANNZ Facebook page and Auckland Live YouTube. We do our best to respond to these during the hui, or gather them into common themes to be answered afterwards.
A personal message from PANNZ CEO Louise Gallagher:
“It is now time for the industry to regroup, and find a place we can come together to support each other. We will rebuild as an industry; we all know that but, in the meantime, we have to look out for each other.
The NZ performing arts industry is a very special industry with many, many incredible people. We are highly connected, and we genuinely care about each other - whether you have a job title or not, making work or not. We all rely on each other, so let’s continue to do that by regularly checking in.
For those who have experienced the PANNZ Arts Market, we want to carry on that feeling of being connected, communicating important news and information. The regular online hui are a place for us to reconnect, hear from people in our industry, hear updates and give you the chance to ask questions and seek advice from our panel members.”
Please share this message with your networks. Everyone is invited to the hui, and welcome to attend and contribute. You are not alone. We are in this together. He waka eke noa.