A blend of cultures inspires New Zealand's vibrant Pacific identity.

From ancient crafts to music and fine arts or the massed creative talent of the theatrical spectacle that is the World of WearableArt, New Zealanders continue to explore and develop their artistic nature. The relative youth and diverse origins of the nation inspires a Pacific style that's innovative, independent and celebrates diversity. The rising number of art and culture-based events reflects a nation that is gaining international recognition for its strength in the arts.