Dance and Arts advocates named in 2021 Queen's Birthday Honours
Among the 2021 Queen's Birthday Honours are Contemporary Dance pioneer Jamie Bull, who has been made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM) for services to the performing arts and the community, Richard Benge (executive director of Arts Access Aotearoa) who has been made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit (MNZM) for services to arts accessibility, and Takutai Kemp (director of Hip Hop New Zealand International), Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM) for services to street dance and youth.
Pioneer of contemporary dance Jamie Bull recognised for services to arts and community (Kapiti News)
Queen's Birthday Honours: Arts access advocate Richard Benge says 'the work isn't done yet' (Stuff News)
Ladi6, Upper Hutt posse singer and street dance boss among hip hop artists named in Queen's Birthday honours (Stuff News)
See the full list of 2021 Queen's Birthday Honours here:
Images: Jamie Bull. Photo: Rosalie Willis, Kapiti News; Richard Benge. Photo: Monique Ford, Stuff; Takutai Kemp. Photo: Ricky Wilson, Stuff