Two initiatives to cultivate and preserve Ngā Toi Māori.
Toi Ake is a funding initiative tailored to iwi, hapū, whakapapa-based roopu and maata waka to cultivate and retain heritage Ngā Toi Māori.
Toi Ake is offered twice a year and the closing dates for 2013 are 1 March and 6 September.
Please note that Toi Ake does not support restoration projects.
Applicants to Toi Ake must include an arts strategy plan that outlines what is needed to cover all aspects of their local arts. The arts strategy can include, but is not limited to, ngā mahi a Te Whare Pora, and te reo based arts such as karanga, whaikōrero and whakapapa recitation.
The Tohunga/Tukunga initiative supports the preservation and transmission of traditional Ngā Toi Māori knowledge and practice, by funding mentoring relationships between Tohunga and Tukunga.
The aim of is to enable Māori communities to support tohunga within communities to pass on cultural traditions and artistry.
Tohunga/Tukunga is offered twice a year and the closing dates for 2013 are 1 March and 6 September.
Three mentoring opportunities of up to $5,000 each are available in each round.
Before you apply for either of the initiatives above, please contact Haniko Te Kurapa, Manager Ngā Toi Māori for advice on how to make an application, on (04) 473 0182 or at email@example.com.