The Tohunga Tukunga mentoring programme offers funding to help preserve and pass on contemporary and traditional Ngā Toi Māori (Māori arts) knowledge and practice. Three mentoring opportunities are available in each of the three annual funding rounds.
up to $5000
30 Jun 2017
3 Nov 2017
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Your project, or the stage of it for which you are seeking funding, must:
To be eligible for Creative New Zealand funding:
If you don't have the track record we're looking for, you may be able to get funding through the Creative Communities Scheme
To apply for Creative New Zealand funding, you:
We cannot fund you if you, your organisation, or key members of your team:
Your project cannot have received funding from any other Creative New Zealand programme or initiative, including the Creative Communities Scheme, our international and capability building initiatives and investment programmes.
Organisations in the Toi Uru Kahikatea or Toi Tōtara Haemata investment programmes are not eligible to receive funding during the period of their funding agreement.
The aim of this programme is to enable Māori communities to support tohunga to pass on cultural traditions and artistry.
The mentoring programme must deliver to our long-term goal (outcome) of:
Our definition of mentoring is when an established artist or practitioner (the mentor) passes on skills or knowledge to a less experienced artist or practitioner (the mentee). This may involve:
As the mentee, you can apply for funding towards:
Creative New Zealand does not fund:
To apply for Tohunga Tukunga:
Applications are assessed by Creative New Zealand Māori staff.
Your application will be assessed on:
Five weeks after the closing date we will email all applicants of the result.
We also list successful applicants at who got funded
If you are successful we will email you about:
A project completion report is required within 12 weeks of the project end date using the report template. To be considered for further funding, your report needs to be submitted on time.
Haniko Te Kurapa
Pouarahi Toi, Tikanga Maori
+64 (04) 473 0182