Welcome to the National Institute of Creative Arts and Industries
The National Institute of Creative Arts and Industries (NICAI) is a respected centre for creativity, research, teaching and practice at the University of Auckland.
Award for excellence in planning research
14 April 2014Lecturer Lee Beattie has been honoured with an award by the New Zealand Planning Institute for his PhD thesis which questions whether or not district plans are delivering their intended planning outcomes.
Symposium examines power of the artist’s ‘pointed pen’
08 April 2014The significance and power of the artist’s ‘pointed pen’ falls under the spotlight next month at a symposium entitled Cartoons, Comics and Caricatures: Evidence or Ephemera?
School of Music students compete for $5000 prize at graduation concert
24 March 2014Three young virtuoso musicians from the University of Auckland’s School of Music will take to the stage in early May to compete for a $5,000 grand prize and the opportunity to progress an illustrious solo career, at the popular annual Graduation Gala Concerto Competition, held at the Auckland Town Hall.
Students’ exhibition celebrates up and coming architects
12 March 2014Students from the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of Auckland have cause for celebration following their recent clean sweep at industry design competitions.