Big congratulations to actor director duo Vela Manusaute and Anapela Polataivao for winning the 2014 New Generation award at last nights the Arts Foundation of New Zealand awards.
The other winners are as follows:
2014Â Laureate AwardÂ recipients including a cash donation of $50,000 are:
Actor and producer,Â Cliff CurtisÂ (Film)
Multi-disciplinary artist,Â Lisa ReihanaÂ (Visual Arts)
Poet,Â Geoff CochraneÂ (Literature)
Composer,Â Ross HarrisÂ (Music)
Choreographer and director,Â Charles KoronehoÂ (Dance)
2014Â New Generation AwardÂ recipients including a cash donation of $25,000 are:
Composer, performer and producerÂ Dudley BensonÂ (Music)
PainterÂ Star GossageÂ (Visual Arts)
Actor and director duoÂ Vela ManusauteÂ andÂ Anapela PolataivaoÂ (Theatre)
2014 recipient of theÂ Harriet Friedlander ResidencyÂ including $80,000 to live and work in New York is:
Choreographer, dancer and video artist,Â Louise Potiki BryantÂ (Dance)
Previously announcedÂ Award for PatronageÂ recipientÂ Professor Jack C RichardsÂ awarded four donations of $10,000 including $20,000Â as part of the AwardÂ and $20,000 he chose to donate personally.