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New opera key role in Toi Totara Haemata The Arts Council has agreed a key role for opera with three supporting activities, which are:
- building diverse New Zealand audiences and presenting high-quality opera
- providing performance and development opportunities for New Zealand opera practitioners
- collaborating with partners to develop and present operas created by New Zealanders.
- Our priority for the key role is to support the building of diverse New Zealand audiences for high-quality opera – as this will be essential for the artform to survive and thrive.