29 May 2020

Government arts funding boost lacks vision - academic

From Morning Report, 8:41 am on 29 May 2020

An Auckland academic has criticised the government's funding boost for the arts, saying it lacks any vision for the future of the sector.

Yesterday, the Prime Minister unveiled a multi-million dollar package for the industry as part of its post-Covid recovery.

Peter O'Connor is the director of the Centre for Arts and Social Transformation at Auckland University.