The Toi Tipu Toi Rea is a grant to support Māori artists or practitioners, at an early stage of their career, to undertake an arts project.
Up to $7,500
4 Nov 2016
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To be eligible for assessment as Māori Arts projects must be by Māori, for Aotearoa and the world. By Māori means:
Your project, or the stage of it for which you are seeking funding, must:
To be eligible for a Toi Tipu Toi Rea grant:
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.
Toi Tipu Toi Rea grants help emerging Māori artists and arts practitioners to:
Creative New Zealand does not fund:
Up to four Toi Tipu Toi Rea grants of up to $7,500 each may be offered in any one funding round. Lower limits apply to these activities:
We are particularly interested in activities that support people to learn tā moko, tārai waka (especially ocean voyaging and navigation) and traditional Māori games. Examples include publications, learning wānanga and wānanga tohunga (experts’ symposiums), and mentoring.
We are also interested in projects or programmes of activity that:
We can also fund a range of other activities.
Note: If you are applying for funding for the premiere of a New Zealand performing arts work, we recommend that you include up to $5,000 in your budget to make a high-quality digital recording to document it. We are more likely to fund this if experienced digital arts practitioner is involved.
To apply for Toi Tipu Toi Rea:
Applications are assessed by Creative New Zealand Māori staff.
Your application will be assessed on:
Five weeks after the closing date you will be emailed with the result of your application.
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